Expand your plant knowledge with programs for grades 6–8
Registration for fall 2021 programs opens August 11, 2021
How do plants survive in different climates around the world? Discover the secrets of some strange plant adaptations and travel through our Gardens to learn about factors that affect plant growth and survival.
Finding Your Path
What’s it like to work in a public garden? Acting as a potential staff member, complete an assigned task and use effective communication skills to participate in a mock interview for a future career. Explore your interests and the rewarding careers that exist in horticulture.
Benefits of Nature
Get inspired by nature and learn how to deal with stress in a healthy way. Disconnect from technology while exploring activities like nature journaling to help improve overall well-being through stress reduction. Gather tips and tricks that can be used anywhere to promote good mental health.
Finding Your Path: A Sensory Career Experience
Who works in a public garden? Journey through our Gardens to see, smell, hear, and feel how Longwood comes to life. Using sensory kits, discover what it is like to be an arborist and a gardener.
This program is appropriate for groups requiring an adapted program to meet student needs or for groups that are coming with a variety of grade levels, such as home schools or cyber schools.