School Programs

kids on a field trip

MUN Botanical Garden offers a variety of education programs designed to enrich the Newfoundland science curriculum. Programs are designed to meet the curriculum objectives for the grade.

Thank you for your support, however, we are no longer accepting school programs for the fall of 2018. 

Our Program

  • Offered between May and November for Grades K-12 in English or French

  • Takes place outside, therefore, suitable clothing and footwear are necessary; this is a rain or shine program.

  • Available Monday to Friday.

  • Group size: We can host between 1-3 classes at a time, depending on the requested date and the staff available.


Can’t get away? MUNBG education staff can visit your school and can spend the day presenting to individual classes, see our Outreach Program.


Program Options 

  1. 1.5-hour Program | Cost: $3.00 per student
  2. Half-Day Program | Cost: $5.00 per student | program is 3 hours.
  3. Full-Day Program* | Cost: $8.00 per student

- The program can run 9:00 am - 2 pm with a 1-hour lunch break.
- * This program is weather dependent due to limited indoor lunch-time space, it also depends on the class size.


Program Themes


Fall & Spring: Signs of the Season (K & 1), Plants, Soils & Composting (K-3), Habitats (Gr 4), Ecosystem Discovery (Gr 7 or 8), & more!

Fall: Halloween (K-4+) |New for 2018!: En Français (K-12)

Spring: Wollemi Pine (K-12) | Butterflies (K & 1)

PLEASE NOTE:

Don't see the curriculum objective you want? Let us know, we can adapt our program to suit each class's individual needs.

All school programs will be interactive and include hands-on activities to encourage self-discovery. Also, the majority of the program will take place outside rain or shine.


To book a school program at the Botanical Garden, please use our online form or contact Education Staff at bgprograms@mun.ca or 864-8590.

Contact

Botanical Garden

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000