Event Date

November 4 - 30, 2019
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM


Field Study Trips

Program Information

Pre-K-12th grade students will think and inquire like real-world scientists as they explore BRIT and the Fort Worth Botanic Garden. 

Point of Contact

Michelle Schmidlkofer

GROW Administrative Assistant


Self-Guided Explorations provide the freedom for to explore the Fort Worth Botanic Garden at your own pace. GROW Educators will not be present during this experience. 

Available:  Monday-Tuesday 9 am - 3 pm and Wednesday-Friday 1 - 3 pm 

$6 /participants (students & registered adult chaperones)

Minimum of 20 participants to qualify. 

Any unregistered adult joining on the day of a Self-Guided Exploration will pay the regular garden admission of $12.

Self-Guided Exploration pricing is available for schools, homeschool groups, and after-school programs for children Pre-K-12th grade only. If you want to register a college class or an adult group to visit the garden, please contact Stephanie Sellers for group rates: stephanie.sellers@fortworthtexas.gov

Fill out our quick inquiry form to request a date for your exploration!

Please contact Michelle Schmidlkofer at mschmidlkofer@brit.org with any questions or concerns about self-Guided Explorations. 

map of garden with picnic areas labeled

About Field Study Trips

Join us for a GROW-Guided Field Study Trip, or blaze your own trail with a Self-Guided Exploration.

Registration for Fall GROW-Guided Field Study Trips is now closed.

Registration for Butterflies in the Garden Field Study Trips opens on Friday, November 1st. Submit an inquiry form to request a date, or click here to download the Field Study Trip Guide with details and pricing.

Registration for GROW-Guided Field Study Trips at the Garden will open on Monday, November 18th. Spring Guide with experience titles and descriptions coming soon. Submit an inquiry form to get notified as soon as the guide is available!