Group Programs for Kids & Schools

GROUP PROGRAMS FOR KIDS & SCHOOLS

QBG welcomes children from across New York City and beyond to our 39-acre living museum. QBG is an urban oasis where people, plants, and cultures are celebrated. The educational workshops and tours we offer guide young participants through inspiring gardens and real-world applications of environmental stewardship. Pre-K through High School learners use hands-on activities to explore topics from Honeybees to Biomes, and our instructors are noted for their wealth of knowledge about plants and animals as well as sustainable design and environmental stewardship principles. Get up close with nature through our interactive workshops and tours. Learn more below.

To book your visit, call us at 718.886.3800 ext. 230 or email [email protected].

 

CLICK HERE to download our 2017-2018 brochure highlighting Group Programs for Kids & Adults.

URBAN ADVANTAGE

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Urban Advantage at QBG

*For Urban Advantage teachers ONLY
Urban Advantage (UA) is a standards-based partnership program designed to improve students’ understanding of scientific inquiry through collaborations between urban public school systems and science cultural institutions such as zoos, botanical gardens, museums, and science centers. We believe that their extraordinary scientific and cultural resources convey a true “urban advantage.” Traditionally, these institutions have supported formal science education goals only indirectly. UA involves institutions outside the formal education system that support the science-specific goals of the public school system.
To learn more about Urban Advantage, CLICK HERE.

To book and for more info, email [email protected] or call us at 718.886.3800 ext. 230.

Please make sure to have the following information:
•    Preferred dates
•    Title of program
•    Your name and contact information
•    Your organization’s title and contact information
•    Number of classes and students
•    Voucher numbers

Advance registration is required for all programs. A scheduled visit is not confirmed until a voucher is received. Please check your invoice for due dates. Queens Botanical Garden reserves the right to refuse registrations for any reason.

Workshops and Tours Available for Middle School Urban Advantage Groups
•    Biomes and Ecosystems (additional fees apply)
•    City Safari
•    Energy: You Move Me
•    Growing Together
•    Healing with Plants: The Amazing Legacy of Dr. George Washington Carver
•    Honeybees and other Pollinators
•    Making Scents of Plants
•    Plant Propagation
•    Water: Round & Round It Goes
•    What’s in Bloom
•    Wild Plants and the First Americans
•    A Worm in the City
•    Guided Garden Tour
•    Sustainability Tour
•    Self-Guided Tour (available April 1st through October 31st)

Workshops and Tours Available for Elementary School Urban Advantage Groups
•    Biomes and Ecosystems (additional fees apply)
•    Bugging Out
•    City Safari
•    Color Me Autumn
•    Growing Together
•    Healing with Plants: The Amazing Legacy of Dr. George Washington Carver
•    Honeybees and other Pollinators
•    Making Scents of Plants
•    Plants and Animals
•    Plants We Eat!
•    Trees and Me
•    What’s in Bloom
•    Wild Plants and the First Americans
•    A Worm in the City
•    Guided Garden Tour
•    Sustainability Tour
•    Self-Guided Tour (available April 1st through October 31st)

Please read below in “Preparing for Your Group Visit” for additional information about our programs, rescheduling, and cancellation policy.

For questions related to Urban Advantage, please contact Marnie Rackmill at [email protected].

Photo Credit: Allison Eng, Jess Brey, QBG Staff