Children's Tours

Bring your class, club, or youth group to explore the gardens!

Children's Tours

School groups, youth clubs, Boy and Girl Scouts, and other organizations can experience the wonders of nature in our outdoor spaces!

Take a self-guided walk through our gardens, or reserve a Yew Dell Backpack to enhance your experience.

Children's Tour Fees:

$5 per child for a self-guided visit

$10 per child to reserve a Yew Dell Backpack, which includes an activity lanyard, sketchbook, journal, color pencils, and magnifying glass to use during your visit. Backpack topics are Pollinators and Arboretum.

Booking Requirements to qualify for the discounted group rate:

  • Children’s group visits are limited to maximum of 30 children, and we can only accommodate one children’s group at a time on our campus.
  • We require one chaperone for every five children. Chaperones and drivers are admitted free. Additional adults pay General Admission.
  • Children’s group visits must be scheduled a minimum of two weeks in advance and are scheduled based on availability.
  • Full payment is required to reserve your tour date/time slot, with payment in one transaction by check or credit card one week prior to arrival.
  • Tour fees are non-refundable. In the event of inclement weather, tours can be rescheduled based on availability.

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