Extend your classroom to Selby Gardens by taking your students on an engaging, informative journey in our unique, tropical botanical gardens. Please see Tips for a Successful & Full Visit to prepare for your visit. We offer specialized programs or can tailor a tour to the needs and interests of your students. Programs are age-appropriate and designed with curriculum in mind. We offer self-guided and experiences for students from preschool to high school.
School Tours at Selby Gardens
|Self-Guided Experience: Independent Exploration of the Gardens||Guided Tour: Exploration of the Gardens with a Selby Guide|
|Grade Level||Pre-K to College|
|Cost per student||$7.00||$10.00|
|Student Capacity||Capacity is 60 students (one bus/visit)|
|Cost for teachers & chaperones||Free admission for teachers (with ID), and 1 chaperone per 10 students. Additional chaperones are $10.00|
|Reservations required?||Yes (for discounted pricing)||Yes|
|Program Duration||Up to you! Selby is open from 10-5pm||60-75 minutes, groups may stay in the garden and self-guide|
|Additional Notes||Students are divided into groups of 10-15 to explore the gardens with a Selby Gardens Guide. Guided groups may select their focus area and hands-on investigation. Click here to see our field study options.|
|How to Book||Online Reservation Form|
For more information on Selby Gardens Educational Programs, please contact us.
Funding Available! Selby Gardens has a designated fund at the Community Foundation ear-marked just for Sarasota County Public Schools visits. Visit the following website to learn more and begin your application: http://www.cfsarasota.org/