School Field Trip Request Form

Please complete and submit the following form. A Garden staff member will check the availability of your request and contact you to confirm the booking details or suggest alternative plans in the event that we cannot accommodate your preferred date. Tour requests should be submitted with at least 2 weeks notice, and are subject to the availability of guides. Short notice bookings may be possible if guides are available.

If you submit a form and do not receive confirmation within 1 week please contact: UBC Botanical Garden Programs garden.programs@ubc.ca 604.827.0670

Important Notes:

  • Guided school field trips can be booked between 10 am – 3 pm on Tuesday and Thursdays. Please factor approximately 15 to 20 minutes at the beginning and end of your tour to leave time for washroom breaks, group organization, admission, and time to and from the garden entrance.
  • Minimum of 10 students required for guided tours.
  • One free adult (teacher or chaperone) per 8 students is required. In the event that adults are not properly supervising children within the Garden, adults will be asked to pay the cost of admission. This is done to ensure that children are respectfully enjoying the Garden.
  • Transportation and parking are not included.
  • All prices are subject to GST.
  • No passes or coupons with school bookings.
  • Educational programs are subject to change. UBC Botanical Garden reserves the right to cancel, chance or reschedule at booking due to unforeseen circumstances such as staffing issues or weather. 
Group Information
Admission Information
Minimum group size is 10 persons. Groups with fewer than 10 persons will be charged the minimum group size. The Garden is a living museum of rare and important plants. In order to ensure the proper protection of the plants, we require 1 free adult teacher or chaperone for every 8 students. Additional adult guests may join your group at the rate listed for each program. In the event that adults are not properly supervising children within the Garden, adults will be asked to pay the cost of admission. This is done to ensure that children are respectfully enjoying the Garden.

 

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Please tell us about any special needs for your group so that we can best accommodate your students.
Program Selection
Booking Dates and Time Requested
School Tours for 2014-2015 are currently available Tuesday and Thursdays between 10 am and 3 pm. Please factor approximately 15 to 20 minutes at the beginning and end of your tour to leave time for washroom breaks, group organization, admission, and time to and from the garden entrance.
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Note
Please note that a $60 deposit is required to secure your bookings after your date has been confirmed. All cancellations are subject to a $20 administration fee. The $60 deposit is retained if you cancel with less than 14 days notice.




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Tel: 604.822.3928
Fax: 604.822.2016 Email: garden.info@ubc.ca

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