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.
Reserve Your Field Trip Today
To begin planning your field trip or virtual lesson, please email Education Manager Leslie Gale at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Field Trip Catalog
We offer a variety of in-person and virtual field trips for schools and groups. Click here for full lesson descriptions.
Free Teacher Resource Packet
Enjoy creative lesson plans from our educators for use in school, home, or group settings for students in pre-K through Grade 6. Click here to download.
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