Hudson Gardens is an exciting place to explore and learn. We’re proud to facilitate immersive educational experiences that give students the opportunity to connect with the natural world.

Self-Directed Visits
Explore Hudson Gardens with your students at your own pace.

 

 

A vegetable gardener smiles with her produce. Nature appreciation and gardening

Guided Programs
Enhance the field trip experience by exploring Hudson Gardens with one of our knowledgeable guides!

 

Independent Mobile Learning (Coming Soon)
Experience our digital, self-guided field trips which link you to educational videos, onsite activities, games, and more from your smart phone.


Self-Directed Visits

Explore the Gardens with your students at your own pace. Teachers are welcome to bring their own activities and lessons to aid in the field trip experience.

Availability

Tuesday–Friday, year-round.

Duration

Varies; Visits typically last 1–2 hours.

Pricing

  • $2 per student
  • One chaperone per ten students is required and included in student pricing.
  • Additional chaperones are $1 each.

Class Size

Maximum of 30 students.


Guided Programs

Our knowledgeable guides lead students through Hudson Explorer Pack curriculum by incorporating real world observations, hands-on discovery, interactive activities, and inquiry-based learning to bring Hudson Gardens to life while making learning fun.

Availability

Tuesday–Thursday, year-round.

Duration

Program takes approximately 1.5 hours to complete.

Pricing

  • $6/student.
  • One chaperone per ten students is required and included in student pricing.
  • Additional chaperones are $1 each.

Class Size

Maximum of 30 students.


Coming Soon: Independent Mobile Learning

Check back soon for whole new way to experience the gardens using your smart phone! We’re in the process of creating 10 educational stops throughout our gardens where you can scan a QR code and access an entire lesson plan with information, videos, games, poems, songs, and more. Suitable for children ages preschool through 6 grade.


Educators’ Guide

A well-planned field trip is a valuable extension of classroom learning and will help you gain the most value out of your time at Hudson Gardens. This guide is designed to help you arrive, plan a meaningful learning experience, and ensure a smooth visit.

Field Trip Policies & Procedures