Education, Field Trips & Learning
Learn & Connect
Cape Fear Botanical Garden provides a variety of educational opportunities for all ages. Attend a workshop to refine your gardening skills, bring your group for a guided tour, try your hand at art, drop by for story time, or join us on a nature walk – there’s something for everyone!
View the Field Trip & Tours section for information on guided tours or student field trips which are designed to match the NC Essential Standards for Science and other subjects.
Check our Calendar for upcoming activities, workshops, story times, and family programs.
Come and grow with us!
Field Trips & Tours
Cape Fear Botanical Garden provides tours and educational programs for all ages and abilities. The Garden is a NC Environmental Education Center and an approved Cumberland County Field Trip Destination. Using the living laboratory that exists at the Garden, we offer guided tours, camps, adult workshops, hands-on projects, research opportunities, public special events and more. We can accommodate small or large groups, formal or informal, and will work with you to cater our programs to fit your needs.
The Garden offers a variety of programs for adults, children, and families. With cultural events to inspire and excite, and educational activities to energize and delight, we have something for everyone including gardening workshops, nature study, fitness programs, concerts and art exhibits.
Children’s Birthday Parties
"Best Birthday Ever!"
“My daughter’s Reptiles and Amphibians 8th birthday party was the best one we have ever had and the best one we have ever attended!”
"The Garden staff was amazing!"
“I was completely satisfied with the birthday program. It was absolutely delightful. The staff really made this a stress-free event for parents!”
Uncover the wonders of the natural world through exploration, games and crafts!
Registration is now open and is due on the Wednesday before the start of each session.
Cape Fear Botanical Garden strives to serve this region as a center for conservation, education, research and the encouragement of environmental stewardship. Education is one of the Garden’s highest priorities.