8525 Garland Road, Dallas, Texas 75218


Education at the Arboretum

The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden has been engaging North Texans of all ages with educational programming for nearly two decades, making learning fun for everyone.

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Education Program Highlights

  • School Programming
  • Summer Camps
  • Homeschool Programs
  • Overnights in the Garden
  • Scout Badge Programs
  • Teacher Professional Learning Workshops
  • Teachers Always Get in Free
  • Family Events
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Our Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden has 17 interactive learning galleries to explore. Since its opening in the fall of 2013, the Dallas Arboretum has hosted nearly 700,000 students in formal education programs and more than 1,000,000 visitors have walked through our beautiful butterfly gates.

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School Programs

The Dallas Arboretum cultivates a connection to nature and inspires environmental stewardship through garden-based experiences, including educational tours, field trips, classes and outreach programs.

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Field Trips | Outreach | School FAQ | School Resources

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Other Education Programs

The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden doesn’t just offer educational programming during the school day! Our out-of-school options include camps, homeschool and family programs. We also offer programming for homeschool families during the school day.

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Summer Camps | Homeschool Programs | Family Overnights | Family Night Owls | Girl Scouts | Boy Scouts

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Professional Learning

The Arboretum isn’t just the perfect field trip for students and the best floral display in Dallas, but it is also the ideal location to get TEA-approved Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credit if you’re a teacher! All of our workshops allow educators the opportunity to enjoy learning in Dallas’ most beautiful outdoor classroom in highly-aligned and hands-on workshops.

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Speakers Bureau

The Speakers Bureau has an extraordinary passion for the Dallas Arboretum. This talented group is available to provide lively and entertaining presentations on a variety of topics related to the Arboretum. Presentations can be adapted to the length your meeting requires.

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Gardening Resources and Tips

These helpful resources provide information for those interested in creating a beautiful and thriving garden in North Texas. Updated each season.

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Education programming for the 2018-2019 school year is presented by International Paper

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Book Your Trip Today

Make the most of your trip to the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens. Get in touch with us about booking an educational tour. E-mail us at education@dallasarboretum.org. Call us at 214.515.6540