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 7:30am / Closing time is seasonal.
Guided School Walk Lottery for Spring 2016 is Now OPEN
Get your application now to apply for free spring guided walks for K-5 classes. Lottery deadline is Friday, December 11. Find out more by downloading the Info Sheet below, then print and fax or mail the Application Form to the Youth Education Program office.
If you have been selected for a walk, click on the pink snail for more information to help prepare for your visit.
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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