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.
Education Program Highlights
Educator Open House: Thank You!
Thank you to all the educators that participated in the year’s Educator Open House and all those whose donations made this event possible. Come back in 2022 to find new discoveries and hidden gems in our eight-acre interactive, hands-on learning galleries. Learn about our educational programming here at the Dallas Arboretum while networking and getting inspired by one of the most beautiful spaces in Dallas.
Thank you to the following:
The 2021 Educator Open House events hosted over 350 people and took place on Saturday, October 2 from 9am-12pm and Wednesday, October 6 from 4-7pm in the Children’s Adventure Garden.
Thank you to those who donated to this year’s educator events.
Palmer’s Hot Chicken
Taco Joint (Lakewood)
Generous donations from our Education and Research Committee
A look at last year’s giveaways:
NRG Energy Smart Home Products
Blaze Pizza $25 Gift Card
Palmer’s Hot Chicken $25 Gift Card
Maya Mediterranean $25 Gift Card (2)
NorthPark Mall $20 of Northpark Gold
Taco Joint (Lakewood) $20 Gift Card (1)
Starbucks $10 Gift Card (4)
Amazon Gift Card (2)
Subway Gift Card (1)
Alamo Drafthouse Gift Card (1)
Loft Gift Card (1)
Mi Cocina Gift Card (1)
Target $25 Gift Cards (2)
Dallas Arboretum prizes:
Family 4 pack of tickets
Family 8 pack of tickets
Children’s Adventure Garden Field Trip with Arboretum teacher-led program (1)
Thanks to our event partners:
Chicana in Nature
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.
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.
The Dallas Arboretum isn’t just the perfect field trip for students and the best floral display in Dallas, it’s also the ideal location to get TEA-approved Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credit if you’re a teacher!
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.
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.
Explore School Programs in the Children’s Adventure Garden
Education programming for the 2021-2022 school year is presented by International Paper