Pre-K–12 Teacher & Student Programs

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Youth Workshops

Our Youth Workshops help students explore the beauty of the natural world and hidden interests—while learning alongside expert instructors.

Programs Designed for You

Our programs are designed to help teachers augment curriculum, engage students in meaningful exploration, inspire new generations to value stewardship of the environment, and much more. We can even help you earn professional development credits.

Explore Programs by Grade Level

  • Pre-K
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    Designed for students ages 4–5, our Pre–K programs include in-classroom activities with Longwood educators, adventures in our Gardens, and more.

  • Grades K–5
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    Grades K–5

    Our K–5 programs include educator-guided and self-guided field trips in our Gardens complete with pre- and post-activities, as well as Virtual Field Trips.

  • Grades 6–8
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    Grades 6–8

    Our grades 6–8 programs immerse middle-grade students in the wonders of nature with educator-guided and self-guided field trips complete with pre- and post-activities, as well as Virtual Field Trips.

  • Grades 9–12
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    Grades 9–12

    Help set up your high school students for success with our educator-guided and self-guided field trips with pre- and post-activities, as well as our Virtual Field Trips.

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Help Support our Educational School Programs  

To make a tax-deductible donation in support of Longwood Gardens’ commitment to providing free, onsite school programs for grades pre-K through 12, please contact Director of Development Melissa Canoni at 610-388-5216 or

Longwood Gardens is a non-profit educational corporation, federally tax exempt under IRS Code 501(c) 3. Tax ID number: 51-0110625. 

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Outreach Programs

Is your school or organization holding a career fair, STEM night, family night, or other event? We offer interactive exhibits to share the world of horticulture with students in grades PreK-12. Our team of educators are excited to share about careers in the green industry, plants, trees, hydroponics, or plant propagation!