Gabis Arboretum offers a variety of programs to teach about environmental restoration and conservation as well as the native landscape and wildlife of Northwest Indiana. Perfect for school and scout groups!
Beginning in the 2017- 2018 school year, Gabis Arboretum joined three great environmental education organizations to provide Mighty Acorn programming to local students.
Arboretum education staff would love to visit your school! Staff will have fun educational games, props and visual aids to provide a unique learning experience. Programs align Next Generation Science Standards for grades K-5.
Our field trips are offered in a variety of outdoor learning spaces and are open to schools, scout groups, home-school groups, community organizations and more. Field trips are approximately 1.5 hours long, weather dependent, and led by knowledgeable Gabis Arboretum Naturalists.