Bartram’s Garden is your outdoor classroom.
We welcome more than 5,000 students annually for low-cost, interactive educational programs showcasing nature, art, and history. Our field trips, virtual lessons, school visits, and teaching resources serve schools, camps, and community groups with students from pre-K through high school.
Photograph courtesy of Rachael Warriner.
Lessons at Bartram’s Garden can be adapted and incorporated into a range of lesson plans. Our inquiry-based curricula meet academic standards from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and National Science Foundation.
Did you know?
- Bartram’s Garden is easily accessible by public transportation. Bus parking and picnic areas are available.
- We provide free field trips and other educational programs, including bus transportation, to Southwest Philadelphia schools and other organizations in the 19142, 19143, and 19153 zip codes.
- Programming for all other organizations is available at a low cost based on the number of students.
- One adult chaperone is required for every 10 students.