Educational Group Opportunities

EarthKeepers Educational Programming

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Pricing and Booking

Programs are available hourly on Monday- Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

We are not available for additional programming during Spring Break, Summer Camps, or the State Fair of Texas.

Schedule enough time to visit our 7.5 acres of organically maintained gardens, Snake and Reptile House, Tropical Butterfly House, Natural Playscape playground area, and Discovery Art Gallery.

We have pre and post-visit Discovery Packets for extension activities upon request.

Larger groups will need to be split into groups of no more than 30 students and rotated through hour-long programs.

Texas Discovery Gardens has partial scholarships available on an as-needed basis for Title 1 Schools and nonprofit groups. Please reach out to [email protected] for more information.

  • 10 student min/30 student max per hour-long program*;
  • $10 per student; One teacher or chaperone free per 10 children;
  • $12 per extra adult
  • *If your group has fewer than 10 students, you can still pay a $100 minimum overall program cost per hour-long program.
  • Several of our EarthKeepers Programs are offered offsite at your location.
  • $8/student, 10-student minimum.
  • $75 outreach fee. Additional travel fees will apply outside the 20-mile radius of TDG.
  • For outreach programs, payment is due in full two weeks in advance.
  • Self-led tour through exploration of our Butterfly House, Gardens, Snakes of Texas House, Art Gallery, and other exhibits, including full access to our grounds but no program or guided tour and no free adults/chaperones;
  • $5 per 4-12-year-old child, $10 per adult, $8 per senior citizens aged 60 and above, and children 3 years old and under are free. This is the best option if an educational program booking is not available on your date of choice.

Most programming will take place outside. In case of light rain, programs will take place in the covered but open Pavilion. Attendees will need to walk, uncovered, to the Pavilion, so please dress accordingly. In case of storms, please call to reschedule or make an alternate plan.

Pogo Passes, Groupons, and other coupons for discounted or free admission do not apply for admission with a field trip.

Have a Boy or Girl Scout Group? Be sure to check out our Scout Group Page for more information!