Every year, over 9,000 school age children visit Bartram ™s Garden to enjoy our fun, interactive programs. Academic Field Trips for schools, camps, and community groups serve students from pre-K to high school. We offer inquiry-based lessons in nature, art and history and meet Pennsylvania and National Science Foundation academic standards. We also offer in classroom visits.
We also have once per month toddler programs (Little Explorers) and Homeschool Days. And we offer a free, project based, neighborhood Afterschool program in partnership with Woodland Academy, a four star Keystone Stars certified program.
ORGANIZATION/PROGRAMOrganization Name: Bartram's GardenOrganization Street Address: 5400 Lindbergh BlvdOrganization City, State, Zip: Philadelphia, PA 19143Organization Phone Number: 215-729-5281Short Description of Organization:
Bartram ™s Garden is a 45-acre National Historic Landmark operated by the John Bartram Association in cooperation with Philadelphia Parks and Recreation. It is a destination and an outdoor classroom, living laboratory, and membership organization for ever-expanding audiences nearly 40,000 each year and counting.Program Street Address: 5400 Lindbergh Blvd
19143Program Phone Number: 215-729-5281Which one best describes your organization?: Non-ProfitWhich one best describes your program?: Site-based - stationary (students come to a site)Is your program delivered in collaboration with external partners?: NoAccepting Mentors: No
CONTENTIs STEM the "core" of your program?: YesWhich type of STEM programming do you offer? (choose ALL that apply):
Which other activities does your STEM program include? (choose All that apply):
- Environment Science
Does your program use volunteer STEM mentors?: Yes
- Academic Enrichment and Homework Help
- Arts and Media
- Project-Based Learning
LOCATION AND SHARINGWhere is your STEM program offered? (choose ALL that apply): Southwest PhiladelphiaWhen does your STEM program take place? (choose ALL that apply):
- During school
- After school
PARTICIPANTSHow many children does your program serve each year? Numbers can be estimates.: Over 2000 individualsHow many hours/week does each child participate? Numbers can be estimates, and can be specific to a season or semester.: Between 2 and 5 hours per weekWhich ages/grades does your STEM program serve? (choose ALL that apply):
Which gender(s) does your STEM program serve? (choose ALL that apply):
- Kindergarten - 2nd grade
- 7th - 8th grade
Which ethnic/racial populations does your STEM program serve?:
- Transgender and Gender Non Conforming
What percentage of your participants are eligible for free or reduced lunch? Percentages can be estimates.*: 76-100%Who can participate in your STEM program?: Individuals and groupsCan your STEM program accommodate youth with special needs?: Yes (please explain)If you chose "yes" for the question above, please explain how you are able to accommodate youth with special needs.:
Teachers can schedule field trips and ask for appropriate modifications.
FEE/FEE STRUCTUREDo participants need to pay for your STEM program?: YesIf participants need to pay for your STEM program, are scholarships available?: YesIs transportation to and from your program provided?: Other