Guided School Field Trip Programs: Pre-K & Kindergarten

WOW NatureKids Children’s Garden Programs

Takes place in the World of Wonders Children’s Adventure Garden
(WOW Children’s Adventure Garden requires 1/3 mile walk to WOW area from the parking area.)

WOW ABC’s

Bring your little ones to WOW to learn about the plant life cycle and plant seeds to take home. Then investigate a giant globe before you climb to the top Discovery Peak using their senses to discover flowers, herbs, vegetables, fruits and more. VA SOL: Science: K.1, K.2, K.4, K.6, K.7,K.8, K.9, K.11. VA SOL: Geography: K.3, K.4, K.5,

Tram Tours for School Groups

  • School group tours booked after January 1, 2015 do not include tram rides, unless booked separately.
  • Tram rides are considered an additional tour and do not reduce the amount of walking required for a Guided walking tour.
  • Cost: $2/person in addition to the above tour rates. Minimum of $75. Chaperones covered free for admission must book and pay for a tram seat. Teachers ride the tram for free but must still be included in the number of seats booked.
  • Trams are booked for a maximum of 75 people (children and adults).
  • Trams must be booked when tours are scheduled and are subject to availability.
  • If a tram is scheduled but is unavailable due to maintenance or other issues, your group will not be charged for the tram rides.

Traveling School Outreach Programs

Can’t make it out the garden? Then let the Garden come to you with our Suitcase Science outreach programs. Choose from a variety of topics, schedule a visit, and let one of our Garden Teachers lead an SOL based program designed to complement your curriculum. $80 per class (maximum 25 students), $60 for each additional class on the same day. Limit 3 classes per day with same program.  During the school year, Outreach Programs are available October -February only and will be scheduled on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday afternoons for 12:30-1:30pm, 1-2pm or 2-3pm.

Plants 101

Introduce your students to the world of plants with this exciting, hands-on program led by one of our knowledgeable Garden Teachers!  Your students will love working to build a 8ft felt veggie garden puzzle and planting seeds to keep in the classroom! VA SOL: Science: K.6, K.8, History: K.8b, c English: K.1a

To schedule a school or children’s group tour please email the following information; the name of the program you would like to reserve, if you would like to add the narrated tram tour to your visit, your reservation date and time preferences, the number of students, teachers and parent chaperones planning to attend, and your complete contact information to registrar@nbgs.org