GROWing Together

Family Programs

Welcome!

With both the Fort Worth Botanic Gardens and the Botanical Research Institute of Texas as educational resources, GROW offers hands-on, nature-based educational programming to local families. For this season, Seedlings and Little Sprouts are back in the Garden, and don’t forget about Bella’s Book & Nature Club and Bella’s Saturday Story Time at BRIT. We are also offering Family Exploration Saturdays! Come and GROW with us!

Click here to see our full Spring and Summer family program guide!

Email rlincoln@brit.org to be added to our "GROW Family Events" direct mail list. 

Point of Contact

Rachel Lincoln

Education Operations Specialist

Welcome!

With both the Fort Worth Botanic Gardens and the Botanical Research Institute of Texas as educational resources, GROW offers hands-on, nature-based educational programming to local families. For this season, Seedlings and Little Sprouts are back in the Garden, and don’t forget about Bella’s Book & Nature Club and Bella’s Saturday Story Time at BRIT. We are also offering Family Exploration Saturdays! Come and GROW with us!

Click here to see our full Spring and Summer family program guide!

Email rlincoln@brit.org to be added to our "GROW Family Events" direct mail list. 

Current Events

Hike with GROW Girl

Every Saturday of the Month

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Come join GROW Girl for a fun, hands-on family hike every Saturday! Each family receives a botanist backpack to use during their hike filled with scientific tools. Work together to complete activities while GROW Girl guides you through the Backyard Veggie Garden and Compost Outpost at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden this month! This program lasts for 1 hour and each hike is about a ½ mile long. There will be tons to discover so come and GROW with us! 

***Please enter through the Garden Center (Welcome Center) to check-in. There will be a free tram service to transport you and your family to this program! We recommend arriving early to account for tram transportation time.***

*No programs in July, December, January, & February.*

Location: Backyard Veggie Garden

Tram Drop-off: Circle drive by the Backyard Veggie Garden

Parking: Botanic Garden Welcome Center (free)

Pricing: Free to the public!

Upcoming Events

Little Sprouts

Third Tuesday of the Month

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Explore the outdoors with your children ages 18 months to 3 years at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden. Come spend your morning in the garden as we enjoy story time and activities with Carlos the Cactus! This month we will be reading the book, "In the Small Small Pond" by Denise Flemming. Discover with us as we get hands on to explore all the living things that call a pond home. See you there! 

***Please enter through the Garden Center (Welcome Center) to check-in. There will be a free tram service to transport you and your family to this program! We recommend arriving early to account for tram transportation time.**

*No programs in July, December, January, & February.*

Location: Backyard Veggie Garden

Parking: Botanic Garden Welcome Center (free)

Tram drop-off: Circle drive by the Backyard Veggie Garden

Age: Catered to children 18 months to 3 years old

**Free for all children under 6 years old and accompanying caregiver (limit 2 adults). Regular admissions rates apply to all additional individuals. **