Our education programs are designed to create a fundamental understanding of botany, nature, the environment and science through guided and self-guided learning experiences. 

Explorer Program (K-5)  Immerse your K-5 students in the exciting world of science as they use their senses to explore the tropical plants and habitats of Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden. Fairchild Education staff and trained guides lead student groups through a variety of STEM-based, hands-on activities and exploration. Learn more...

Discovery Program (6-12)   Science and technology come alive in the Garden as students in grades 6-12 embark on an interdisciplinary, learning adventure. Using navigation technology, students will rotate through hands-on, STEM-based activity stations facilitated by Education staff and trained guides. Learn more...

Adventure Program (Pre-K-12)  Independent school and scout groups can use the Garden as an outdoor classroom to implement their own curriculum, or can sign up to use one of our supplementary program modules with materials included. Learn more...

PlantMobile  Let Fairchild come to your classroom with an exciting, hands-on experience that supplements your teaching. All PlantMobile programs are adapted to grade level and aligned with state and national academic standards.

Homeschool Program (Ages 6-12)  Homeschool groups can use the Garden as a living classroom as they participate in a day of stimulating guided activities that explore the diversity of plants. Learn more...