Schools and Outreach
In-Person & Remote Classes and Programs
For the Fall 2020 semester, Waterfront Botanical Gardens offers a range of programs to fit your students’ needs – whether that’s online-only, on-site at WBG, or on-site at your own location.
Field Trip Classes
Currently offered Thursdays & Fridays
Starting in September 2020, Waterfront Botanical Gardens will be offering on-site field trip opportunities for schools, homeschools, co-ops and other interested youth groups looking to enhance their Gardens visit with a hands-on, instructor-led class.
Classes are 90 minutes and are available for grades Pre-K through 12. Each program is aligned with Kentucky/Indiana state curriculum guidelines and correlates to the Next Generation Science Standards. You must have a minimum of 10 students to book a field trip program.
Cost: $3.00/person (adults and students)
Interested in booking a Field Trip Class? Please fill out the registration form and a staff person will get back to you within 48 hours:
Currently offered Thursdays-Sundays
Unable to travel? Let the Gardens come to you!
Starting in September 2020, Waterfront Botanical Gardens will be offering outreach programs to schools, homeschools, co-ops, and other interested youth groups looking to connect to the science of gardening in the comfort of their own classroom.
Outreach visits are currently available for grades Pre K through 5 and are aligned with Kentucky/Indiana state curriculum guidelines and correlate to the Next Generation Science Standards.
- Each outreach program is 60 minutes long and can host up to 30 students.
- To accommodate larger groups, up to four back-to-back outreach programs of the same topic can be offered in one day.
- Your school/site must be within 30 miles of our Frankfort Avenue Location in Louisville, KY.
- The cost is a flat travel fee of $50.00 plus an additional $3.00 per student.
Interested in booking an Outreach Program? Please fill out the registration form and a staff person will get back to your within 48 hours:
Virtual & Distance Learning
As many local students continue to learn from home through non-traditional instruction, WBG has virtual learning opportunities available for remote engagement. Check out our virtual field trips-complete with pre-post activities here: