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Dallas Arboretum

8617 Garland Rd.,
Dallas, TX 75218
Phone: 2145156540
Fax: 2145156578

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The Arboretum brings science content to life for more than 100,000 children yearly who attend field trips, camps and other educational school programming. The cornerstone is our Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden, an 8-acre natural wonder that will delight, educate and entertain students and visitors by connecting them with nature. The Children’s Adventure Garden features 17 interactive galleries with over 150 individual kid friendly exhibits to explore. All-new programming this fall includes Tree Trek in the Habitats learning gallery and Plant Parents: Propagation 101 and Garden Design Challenge in our Main Garden classroom labs. Whether you choose one of our captivating field trip programs, outreach at your campus, or an in-depth afterschool series, the Dallas Arboretum will cultivate a connection to nature and inspire your students to become environmental stewards. Financial aid is available for Title 1 schools, visit our school programs page for full details at All booking and billing is handled through The Education Department at [email protected] or 214-515-6540. A completed field trip or outreach request submitted from our website is required to book any program.

Scheduling Info: For additional information or to make a reservation, e-mail us at [email protected] (preferred), call (214) 515-6540 or fax your reservation to (214) 515-6578. Reservation forms can be found on the Education page at at *Please note: A field trip or outreach request form must be completed in order to reserve your program. An email with desired program and voucher number is not sufficient to reserve your spot.* Financial Aid may be available to reduce the cost of your field trip. See education website for full details.
Cancellation Policy: Cancellation Policy: A non refundable deposit or an Arts Partners voucher and approval code is due within 10 business days of booking your program. Your remaining balance is due two weeks before your scheduled visit date. A program is confirmed when you receive your contract by e-mail. Should inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances prevent the program from taking place as scheduled, the Arboretum will work with you to reschedule. Changing dates for a program can be made with sufficient advance notice and we will make every effort to reschedule your program to an alternate date. *No refunds will be given for absent students. All programs will begin promptly at the time scheduled. The Dallas Arboretum is not responsible for groups who arrive late. *Cancellation of the program after confirmation is subject to full payment.
After School Policy After School Policy: An on site teacher or after school staff person must be present for the duration of the workshop. All student participants must adhere to the policies and procedures of the provider program as well as the rules and regulations of the school/ site itself. School/site must provide a clear, clean space or classroom for each session.

Found 52 Programs or Program Variations

Art at the Arboretum - Self-Guided Field Trip (Main Garden only) During School Day Field Trip
Auditorium Program: Nuts the Squirrel Multiple Formats On Campus Program
Auditorium Program: Wishing for Wings Multiple Formats On Campus Program
Buzz on Bees (On Campus) - During School Day Multiple Formats On Campus Program
Christmas Village Guided Tour: “Winter Around the World” - During School Day During School Day Field Trip
Disappearing Act (On Campus) - During School Day Multiple Formats On Campus Program
Disappearing Act Classroom Lab (Field Trip) - During School Day Multiple Formats Field Trip
Diversity of Life - After School-Residency After School Multiple Formats
Dynamic Earth: Earth Cycles Learning Gallery Program - During School Day During School Day Field Trip
Earth Explorers Classroom Lab - During School Day During School Day Field Trip