XXVDCHANGES & CANCELLATIONS: If there are any changes to your reservations, please call us immediately at (954-473-2955 X 115.) If you need to CANCEL, please do so at least one MONTH in advance. Weather cancellations will be rescheduled at the earliest availability.
WEATHER: Please be aware our programs take place, rain or shine (barring lightning, thunder, “monsoon”, etc)
SUGGESTED DRESS: Closed toe, comfortable shoes (lots of walking); shirts with sleeves; brimmed hat, appropriate dress for the expected weather.
ARRIVAL TIME: Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your scheduled time in order to divide into groups, store lunches and collect payment. If you are going to be significantly late, please telephone 954.473.2955 x 115.
LATE ARRIVAL: We will attempt to accommodate your group. Keep in mind; we book staff time and garden space just for your group, as well as other groups. If you are late, we will work with you to adjust your schedule (shorten rotations or drop a rotation), based on what our schedule and our staffing allows.
CONDUCT POLICY: Please discuss the following with your students, prior to your visit:
LUNCH POLICY: Groups are welcome to stay for a picnic lunch. Picnic area must be reserved in advance and will be assigned on a first-come-first-served basis due to limited seating.
FOOD SERVICE: There is food service available in the gardens. If you wish to arrange lunch for your group, please place your order at least 2 days in advance. Email: food@FlamingoGardens.org or call 954.473-2955 ex 115.
DIRECTIONS: I-95 North or South to I-595 West, Drive to Flamingo Road/Hiatus Road Exit 2. Turn Left; go South for 3 miles on Flamingo Rd. Turn left on SW 36th Court.
ADDRESS: 3750 South Flamingo Rd. Davie, FL 33330
PARKING: A member of our staff will greet you (at Flamingo Gardens entrance) and direct you as to where to offload students and park buses/cars.
PLAYGROUND: Our Playground has a capacity for 25 children under 10 years old. Please plan to take your campers to a local park to play after their field trip and or lunch.
SERVICE OPPORTUNITY: Students may wish to add a service element to their Flamingo Gardens experience.Raise/collect money to feed the animals of Flamingo Gardens.
EXTEND YOUR VISIT/EXPERIENCE:
PLEASE TELEPHONE FOR AVAILABILITY AND/OR RESERVATIONS TODAY: If you need more information, please contact the Education Department at 954-473-2955 X 115.
Open 9:30am to 5:00pm Monday - Sunday 954.473.2955
Flamingo Gardens Education Department offers a variety of field trips for students, summer campers and other groups. Our programs grow right along with the over 28,000 children who visit us each year. We offer a unique opportunity for students to observe and learn about trees, plants, birds, native wildlife and nature using a hands-on approach in our beautiful South Florida environment. It is our mission to foster curiosity, appreciation and a respect for nature in children, while they have fun discovering the world around them. Programs include:
Click here to review Class Field Trip options:
Please telephone for availability and reservations.
If you need more information, please contact the Education Department at 954-473-2955 X 115.
NEW THIS YEAR
Our Teacher Resource Packets have been updated and enhanced. We have worked with a curriculum specialists to identify the educational standards for each of the activities and added an answer key for the appropriate items. We hope you will find this useful in your planning.
STAFFING: In order to provide you and your students with an informative and fun experience, a staff-guide is assigned to each group. Generally we work with small groups of 15-30 students to make sure that students can see and hear as much as possible.
MINIMUM: Minimum of *15 students per group. If your group is 15 or less you will still be responsible for payment of 15 students per group. *Some programs have a minimum.
MAKE A RESERVATION: Please have the following information
available when you contact the Education Department to reserve space: 954-473-2955 X 115:
CHAPERONES: 1 Complimentary teacher/adult/chaperone for every 10 students, each additional chaperone/adult is $12.50.
CONFIRMATION: After the Education Staff has booked your trip over the phone, you will receive a confirmation letter and additional instructions by e-mail or fax.