The Longwood Grant for Title 1 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 Onsite K-12 Program. Transportation reimbursement is available to schools that have 50% or more of the student population qualifying for the Free or Reduced Lunch Program. Participants in the program can also receive a special ticket to return to the Gardens.
Grants are awarded on a first-come basis. Individual teachers may receive one grant per school year for up to 60 students. All grant applications must be completed and approved before scheduling a visit date.
Onsite K-12 Programs
Onsite PreK-12 Programs are available Monday–Friday at 10:00 am or 12:00 pm. Programs run 60 minutes.
Groups are welcome to enjoy the Gardens before or after their scheduled program.
3 weeks advance registration and a minimum of 15 students are required.
Onsite K-12 Programs are not available during A Longwood Christmas.
Onsite K-12 Program fees and admissions are covered by the Longwood Grant for Title 1 Schools.
Free Chaperone: 1 admission provided for every 5 students
Special Needs Aides: Free
Lunch Space for Onsite K-12 Programs
The Terrace Tent is located adjacent to the Terrace Restaurant and may be reserved for Onsite K-12 Programs at no extra charge. The tent is heated in winter months.
Visiting the Gardens
Pre- and post-activities have been designed for each lesson. Use these activities to complement your lesson before or after your visit.
View a printable map with kid-friendly highlights to help teachers and chaperones navigate the Gardens.
Transportation Reimbursement is available to schools that have 50% or more of the student population qualifying for the Free or Reduced Lunch Program.
School and Youth Programs