The Youth Education Program serves over 10,000 San Francisco school-aged children and their families every year. School groups enjoy perennial favorites like our Guided School Walks and Children's Garden programs, families participate in Story Time Walks or the Urbia Treasure Hunt, and everyone can learn from fun online resources that bring the Botanical Garden to life!
Open daily at 9am / Closing time is seasonal.
Learn how to use the schoolyard as a tool for integrated learning. San Francisco Unified School District teachers are invited to apply for the Ecoliteracy for All Summer Institute, a summer professional development opportunity for Kindergarten through second grade teachers, which includes two days at the San Francisco Botanical Garden Society.
Bean Sprout Family Days
Families with children of all ages can enjoy nature crafts, garden care, outdoor games and exploration in the Children's Garden – a whole variety of activities to do at your own pace with help from garden staff and teen interns. Water thirsty plants, create a crazy critter, dig in our dune sand pit, or share a book in our Living Room.
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