Education Programs

Gabis Arboretum serves as a living laboratory for education, academic research, conservation and engagement with the natural environment. We offer several informal education programs and certifications to support our mission.

Group Visits & Field Trips

Take advantage of a variety of our outdoor learning spaces! Options are available for guided and self-guided programs.

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Virtual Experiences

Gabis Arboretum offers online programming and presentations as an initiative to engage with the virtual community.

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Upcoming Educational Classes

Sep 28

Tai Chi Class Series

Join Tai Chi expert, Barbara Goldfarb, to find your center through the practice of Tai Chi.

Oct 01

Trail of Scarecrows Display Dates

Trail of Scarecrows will be displayed from Friday, October 1 through Saturday, October 30.

Oct 01

Rescheduled: Johnny V. Wildflowers: A Tribute To Tom Petty Concert

Johnny V’s Wildflowers is a Tom Petty tribute act, fronted by Johnny V, one of Northwest Indiana’s most well-known and charismatic performers.

Oct 02

Guided Hike – Medicinal and Edible Plants

We’ll be searching for plants that have medicinal and edible properties, some used for tea or seasonings and others for healing purposes.