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Natural Science Days

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Natural Science Days dates often sell out.  Reserve your spot today!  $200 Deposit required to reserve your group.  Full Payment is due 3 weeks in advance.

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April 26, May 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31, 2019

Students $25 | Teachers and Chaperones $10

(Includes hot lunch. Grades k-5 participants only. No babies, or toddlers please.)

Explore the park as Gilroy Gardens Docents lead groups of students through presentation, investigation and experimentation models in life and earth sciences. Student groups will be divided by grade: K-2 and 3-5.  Availability limited, dates sell out.

Program includes:

  • 3 hours of directed education
  • 6 grade-appropriate learning stations
  • Workbooks for each student provided on arrival
  • Nature Detective Certificate for each student with a discount offer to return on another public operating day
  • Pre and post-visit classroom activities


8:30am - 9:00am

Arrive and meet with Group Leaders

9:00am - 12:00pm Students rotate through 6 learning stations


Hot lunch served in Picnic Grove
12:30pm - 5:00pm Schools are free to enjoy the park





Note: Park is open to the public 11am-5pm.