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Butterfly Pavilion's Pollinator Place is now closed. The space will reopen on Friday, May 3rd as our new Origins: Building Life exhibit!

Schools and Youth Groups

Butterfly Pavilion offers learning opportunities for schools and youth groups that are engaging, fun, and designed to tap the inner scientist in everyone.

Generous support for Butterfly Pavilion’s STEAM programs and scholarships provided by:

Field Trips

Take a journey through Butterfly Pavilion’s indoor and outdoor exhibits and discover the fascinating lives of invertebrates from desert, grassland, rainforest, ocean and freshwater environments. Field trips feature hands-on experiences with live animals, interactive technology and invertebrate experts, self-guided exhibit exploration and/or facilitated class options with a Butterfly Pavilion educator, and curriculum-aligned content that explores science and conservation topics.

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Virtual Learning

All you need is a laptop, a webcam and a high-speed internet connection to bring Butterfly Pavilion’s award-winning virtual learning programs to your school or youth group. Programs feature interactive, real-time lessons on-screen facilitated by a Butterfly Pavilion educator, live on-screen animal experiences and/or exploration of real-world conservation topics and curriculum-aligned content that uses visual and audio media to illustrate science concepts.

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Outreach Programs

No bus? No problem! Butterfly Pavilion can bring a program directly to your school or community site. Programs feature an interactive lesson and small group investigations facilitated by a Butterfly Pavilion educator, hands-on explorations with live animals and/or specimens, models and media, and curriculum-aligned content that explores science and conservation topics.

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Scouts Classes and Programs

Meet your Girl or Boy Scout badge requirements by scheduling one of our fun, inquiry-based classes centered around invertebrates! Either at your location or at Butterfly Pavilion, you and your troop are sure to enjoy learning with us!

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