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Education & Programs
Downtown Sarasota Campus

School & Teacher Programs

Extend your classroom with a journey through our unique, tropical botanical gardens! We offer virtual explorations with complementary curricular packets for K-12 school groups from September-May, and self-guided explorations throughout the year. Our signature programs are standards-aligned and offer something for every grade level. To book a virtual exploration or self-guided tour click here. For more information, please email

View the Downtown Sarasota campus map here

Visiting Selby Gardens: A Guide for Educators

Complimentary Teacher Resources

Complimentary Teacher Resources

Selby Gardens offers a variety of complimentary curricula that can be used in the classroom to further explore topics like ... Read More
Childrens Education at Selby

Field Trips

All subjects can be taught in a garden! Extend your classroom with a journey through Marie Selby Botanical Gardens’ Downtown ... Read More

For more information on Selby Gardens Educational Programs, please email
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Selby Gardens also participates in EdExploreSRQ, a web-based search platform that helps Sarasota County schools find experiential learning opportunities in the area, and the EdExploreSRQ Goes WILD for Literacy program funded by The Patterson Foundation.

Selby Gardens has a designated fund at the Community Foundation of Sarasota County
earmarked to support visits by Sarasota County Public Schools.  

Learn more and apply for funding here.