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

Registration for Spring 2018 is currently open!  Remaining spaces are filling quickly. 

Registration for the 2018/2019 school year will begin in May 2018.

Visit the links above for information on how to register for your field trip.

Project Pollinator logoProject Pollinator
Don't miss the learning resources available through Project Pollinator including additional instructional ideas for engaging your students in your school garden or outdoor areas and information on local insect pollinators. Explore the butterfly life cycle and behaviors while you learn more about butterflies, moths and other invertebrates that help our gardens grow.


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.