Educator & School Programs

SDBG now offers expanded programming and resources for schools, teachers and students.

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School & Youth Groups

Welcome to the 2023-24 school year! Fall 2023 scheduling will open on September 1, 2023, and Guided Tours are available October 1, 2023-July 1, 2024. We will continue scheduling Self-Guided Tours for youth and school groups year-round. Tours can be scheduled for weekdays only, excluding Tuesdays. Please arrange bookings at least 30 days in advance. For details about group pricing and requesting a booking, click the button below.


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Thank you for your interest in field trips at San Diego Botanic Garden! 

Thanks to our generous donors, we are able to fund a limited amount of field trips to schools in need, which include 100% of district bus costs within San Diego County.

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Resources for Self-Guided Tours

Download the Scavenger Hunt or pick up the Botanic Explorers activity book at admissions to use on your visit.

Scavenger Hunt

9th Annual Teacher Resource Fair

Calling all teachers grades K-12! Enjoy an afternoon of collaboration with San Diego’s unique agricultural community on Tuesday, October 10 from 4 – 6:30 p.m. Gather resources to use in your indoor and outdoor classrooms, while connecting with agricultural  experts and fellow teachers. In addition to materials from San Diego Botanic Garden and San Diego Ag in the Classroom, we’ll be featuring 40 other organizations and their resources. From food production to trendy houseplants, to the oddities of nature, San Diego’s expansive agricultural industry is one of the largest in the nation.

Free for all teachers and administrators! 


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