8525 Garland Road, Dallas, Texas 75218

Education

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 standards-based, hands-on learning fun for everyone.

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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 field trips, outreach programs, afterschool lessons and academic overnights.

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Quicklinks:

Field Trips | Outreach | Overnights
School FAQ | Education Resources | Educator Guide


Other Education Programs

The Dallas Arboretum doesn’t just offer educational programming during the school day! Our options include homeschool workshops, scout programs, overnights, camps and family programs.

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Quicklinks:

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


Professional Learning

The Dallas 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!

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Speakers Bureau

The Speakers Bureau has an extraordinary passion for the Dallas Arboretum and is available to provide lively and entertaining presentations on a variety of topics related to the garden. 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 with seasonally-updated content.

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

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