Whether you are a seasoned green thumb, a budding artist, a green-minded locavore or an aspiring naturalist, we have a class for you! Peruse our offerings for an exciting variety of fun and enriching programs on gardening, arts and crafts, healthy living and sustainability, providing you with plenty of opportunities — from single classes to more intensive courses of study — to let your inspiration grow. Are you a parent or caregiver looking to engage the curious kids in your life or an educator seeking unique learning opportunities for your students? We have a wide range of programs for youth, too!

All of our instructors are experts in their fields and provide a friendly learning environment for thier students. Courses cover a wealth of topics and can either be taken as stand-alone classes or combined to earn a certificate of achievement.

Explore our programs for ages 2 – 13 and let us immerse your child in the incredible world of Phipps. Programs highlight ecology, conservation, healthy living and art concepts through hands-on activities, nutritious snacks and take-home crafts.

We offer a variety of programs for formal and informal education groups, providing students with multi-disciplinary lessons that align with state standards, reach across the curriculum, and use botany and ecology to inspire learning.

To aid our neighbors and extend our message to our region's communities, Phipps presents outreach programs focused on human and environmental health, community improvement and food security. 

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