Education, Field Trips & Learning
Learn & Connect
Cape Fear Botanical Garden provides a variety of educational opportunities for all ages in the Fayetteville community. 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 here at the Cape Fear Botanical Gardens!
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!
Preschool Winter Wonder Camp!
February 18th-20th: 9am-12pm (Drop off at 8:45am)
BRRR! Winter is here and it’s cold outside! Bundle up for a three-day adventure as we explore the Garden in the winter! We’ll read winter stories, take walks outside, learn about animals and how they behave in the winter! Ages 3-5.
*Children must be potty trained – no exceptions! Children that still wear diapers/pull-ups/training pants during the day are not ready for preschool camp.*
$75 Member | $100 Non-Member | $165 Membership Bundle (includes one year household membership and member camp price)
The Botanical Garden offers a variety of programs for adults, children, and families in the Fayetteville, NC, area. 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.
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.
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!”
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.