Download the 2012-13 School Program Brochure and Registration Form
School groups from Pre-K through high school enjoy active learning experiences with native and exotic plants, insects, birds, science, the environment and the arts that correlate to ODE Academic Content Standards.
Includes a lesson and a hands-on activity and takes place in one of the lower concourse classrooms.
Guided Biome Tours
Take students through the Himalayan Mountain, Tropical Rainforest and Desert Biomes
and include a tour worksheet, clipboard and pencil.
Garden and Classroom Experiences
Include a visit in the gardens at the Scotts Miracle-Gro Community Garden Campus and a classroom lesson with an activity in the AEP Education Pavilion.
All programs are 45 minutes in length.
Programs are available September 10, 2012 - June 7, 2013 unless otherwise indicated.
Cost: $5 per child; 25 children maximum per program. Two adult chaperones are required, and are the maximum to accompany each group of 25 children.
Opportunity to explore the Conservatory before or after your scheduled program.
Interactive programs brought to your classroom!
Get the details: Download the 2012-13 School Program Brochure and Registration Form
For more information: Email firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 614.715.8022 M-F 8:30am–5 pm.
While You Are Here
There is plenty to do and see before and after your school program so be sure to plan enough time to see everything the Conservatory has to offer!
Visit the Hot Shop - Watch local, professional gaffers demonstrate the art of glass blowing during this 25-minute program. Free with admission. The Hot Shop hours available online or inquire upon arrival at the Visitor Center.
Pacific Island Water Garden, Dorthy M. Davis Showhouse, and John F. Wolfe Palm House - Visit the plant collections not included on your guided biome tour! Don’t forget The Rooftops and outdoor courtyards.
ScottsMiracle-Gro Community Garden Campus and Outdoor Spaces - Stroll through the grounds of the Campus, visit the trial garden plots and explore the park!
Art at the Conservatory - Self-Guided, 3rd-12th Grade. Reserve a teacher resource guide to direct you and your students through the permanent and temporary works of art on view. The resource guide includes a map of the Conservatory and grounds, images of select installations, and interesting facts about the pieces and the artists who created them. This is a school program; an application needs to be submitted to reserve a resource guide and regular school program fees apply.
Leaf Trail Scavenger Hunt - Each tree on the Leaf Trail is marked with an informative sign to highlight facts about the tree and its historical or cultural significance. The Leaf Trail Scavenger Hunt focuses on six of these trees. Find them, read about them, and make leaf rubbings to complete the scavenger hunt.