Nature's Laboratory

With its environmental education mission, the Botanical Gardens & Nature Center knows there’s nothing better than beginning young,
getting students out of the classroom into “nature’s laboratory!”

Teachers extend their curriculum with Youth Field Trips, one of our specialties,
whether public or private schools, home school, church groups,
scouts—all the way through college!

Field Trip Pricing

GROUP PRICING PER STUDENT begins at $4, age 12 and under,
SELF-DIRECTED, minimum 10.
Teen and adults start at $6, SELF-DIRECTED, minimum 10.

DIRECTED (guided) field trips are available for all ages for an additional fee.
There also are DIRECTED PACKAGED field trips,
with a menu of optional activities, depending on age.

Schedule Your Field Trip

Inquire about adding a Science Investigation, Nature Craft or Journal Activity—
such as Butterfly Life Cycle, Worms & Composting, or Bird & Reptile Characteristics & Care!

All Youth Field Trips are designed with STEAM and TEKS objectives.
Please contact Education Coordinator Brenda Ermis for planning, pricing, scheduling, at 361-852-2100, x 223, or