The Longwood Grant for Title I Schools provides the opportunity for schools with 30% or more of the student population qualifying for the Free or Reduced Lunch Program to visit the Gardens and participate in an educator-guided program. Participants in the program can also receive a special ticket to return to the Gardens.
Grants are awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis. Individual teachers may receive one grant per school year for up to 75 students. All grant applications must be completed and approved before scheduling a visit date.
60–minute educator-guided programs are available Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday at beginning at 10:30 am or 12:00 pm.
Student capacity is limited to 75 students per program time.
Groups are welcome to enjoy the Gardens before or after their scheduled program. A printable map with kid-friendly highlights is available to help chaperones navigate the Gardens.
Educator-guided program fees and admission are covered by the Longwood Grant for Title I Schools. A minimum of 15 students is required to reserve an educator-guided program. Full Garden admission will be charged to adult chaperones not included in the final group count.
Students (ages 4–18): Free
Adult Chaperones - complimentary (ages 19+): 1 admission provided for every 5 students attending
Adult Chaperones - additional (ages 19+): $21
Special Needs Aides or School Nurses (ages 19+): complimentary admission provided
Lunch Space for Educator-Guided Programs
The Terrace Tent is located adjacent to the Terrace Restaurant and may be reserved for groups participating in educator-guided programs at no extra charge.
Programs beginning at 10:30 am may reserve the Terrace Tent from 12:15–12:45 pm.
Programs beginning at 12:00 pm may reserve the Terrace Tent from 11:30–12:00 pm.