Learn in Nature
Engage your senses, body, and mind with 1,500 classes, workshops, programs, and events on everything from the life cycle of plants to painting and photography, butterflies to bonsai, and wilderness survival to yoga workouts, in one of the largest blended indoor/outdoor learning environments in the area. Grow your life story at the School.
Become a Garden member today and enjoy a special discount.
Teacher and student classes present fresh ideas, meaningful science content, and innovative teaching techniques. Enrich your curriculum and share the beauty of nature with your students at the Garden. Choose from a variety of programs that feature plant and nature topics appropriate for specific grade levels.
We invite you to sign up for a class and explore the 385-acre gym and classroom also known as the Chicago Botanic Garden! Take a yoga class, tai chi class, or fitness class all year long. With a holistic approach, we offer programming developed to help you attain or maintain a balanced lifestyle. Fight stress, strengthen your mind and body, and feel rejuvenated.