School Programs and Field Trips

Young visitor explores butterflies of the worldDiscovery abounds for you and your students at the Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House. We have a range of programs available to meet your needs. Bring your class for a field trip.

Click on the program for more information:


self-guided tour

outreach program

There are still a few openings for Spring 2016 school field trips.

Call our Education Department at (636) 530-0076 x 13 to register your school group.

Butterfly School
ButterflyDon't miss the learning resources available on our Butterfly School website including additional instructional ideas, suggested reading and activities for all ages. Explore butterfly life cycle and behaviors while you learn more about butterflies, moths and other invertebrates.


Learn at Our Other Sites

Check out school programs at the Missouri Botanical Garden and the Shaw Nature Reserve!

Or if you're looking for an opportunity for in-depth field study with your students, consider Litzsinger Road Ecology Center, managed by the Missouri Botanical Garden.


Scout Programs

Scout groups are invited to participate in one of the many programs we offer at the Butterfly House, the Missouri Botanical Garden and the Shaw Nature Reserve.

Or lead your troop at the Butterfly House yourself while earning a special Butterfly House Patch.