Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens offers a variety of on- and offsite programs for formal and informal education groups, providing students with multi-disciplinary learning opportunities that align with state standards, reach across the curriculum, and use botany and ecology to inspire young minds. Explore our offerings to discover a wealth of exciting experiences for youth of all ages.

Explore our wide range of field trip experiences that meet Pennsylvania standards for school, homeschool, scout and other groups.

Discover our borrowing bins, which include lesson plans, props and example activities for use in a variety of educational settings.

Win cash prizes for your school's green initiatives as middle- and high school students tackle important environmental issues.  

Get the details on our paid summer internships for Pittsburgh-area high school students who come from low-income communities. 

Photos © Cory Doman, Kristi Hoffman and Phipps staff