Guided School Programs

Guided school program in South Florida hall
Join our museum docents for hands-on classroom activities and interactive walks through our state-of-the-art exhibits and outdoor natural areas!

  • Designed for grades K-8
  • 1 or 2 hour programs available
  • Individualized to provide age-appropriate activities
  • Meet Florida Next Generation Sunshine State Standards
  • Larger groups may schedule two separate calendar dates if necessary


Indoor Program Options

NEW! Wolf to Woof: The Story of Dogs
NEW! Museum Explorations and Wolf to Woof: The Story of Dogs
Museum Explorations
Museum and Butterfly Rainforest Explorations
Butterfly and Moth Explorations
Fossils - No Bones About It!
Trails in Time - Florida's Early Native Peoples

Outdoor Program Options

  • 10-40 students per program.
  • Groups over 40 may schedule two or more calendar dates for the same program. Separate online reservation forms must be completed for each calendar date.
Nature Detectives

2013-2014 Program Fees and Times for Guided Programs

ProgramAvailabilityCapacity*TimesStudent RateFree ChaperonesAdditional Chaperones
NEW! "Wolf to Woof" Feb. 21-May 23
Tue-Fri
10-120* 10
11:15
$5 One free per 10 students $5
NEW! Museum Explorations &
"Wolf to Woof"1
Feb. 21-May 23
Tue-Fri
10-60** 10-12:15
(includes lunch break)
$7 One free per 10 students $7
NEW! Museum Explorations & Self-Guide "Wolf to Woof"1 Feb. 21-May 23
Tue-Fri
10-120* 10
11:15
$6 One free per 10 students $6
Museum Explorations Oct. 1-May 23
Tue-Fri
10-60*** 10
11:15
$3 One free per 10 students $3
Museum & Butterfly Rainforest Explorations1 Oct. 1-May 23
Tue-Fri
10-60** 10-12:15
(includes lunch break)
$8 One free per 10 students $8
Butterfly & Moth Explorations1 Oct. 1-May 23
Tue-Fri
10-120* 10
11:15
$5 One free per 10 students $8
Fossils - No Bones About It! Oct. 1-May 23
Tue-Fri
10-120* 10
11:15
$3 One free per 10 students $3
Nature Detectives Oct. 1-May 23
Tue-Fri
10-40 10
11:15
$3 One free per 10 students $3
Trails in Time - Florida's Early Native Peoples Oct. 1-May 23
Tue-Fri
10-120* 10
11:15
$3 One free per 10 students $3

1 The fee for these programs includes admission to the exhibit(s) specified in the description.

*** Groups exceeding 60 may schedule two or more calendar dates for this program or schedule to self-guide the "Butterfly Rainforest" or self-guide "Wolf to Woof."

** Groups exceeding 60 may schedule two or more calendar dates for this program.

Groups 61–120 participate in both program times with students divided into two groups and groups exceeding 120 may schedule two or more calendar dates for this program or choose to self-guide. Separate online forms must be completed for each calendar date.