Bartram’s Garden

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Program Category: Fee Structure, Paid Program, Grade Level, 7 - 8, K-2, and PreK

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  • 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 Name: Bartram's Garden
    Organization Street Address: 5400 Lindbergh Blvd
    Organization City, State, Zip: Philadelphia, PA 19143
    Organization Phone Number: 215-729-5281
    Short 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
    Program Phone Number: 215-729-5281
    Which one best describes your organization?: Non-Profit
    Which one best describes your program?: Site-based - stationary (students come to a site)
    Is your program delivered in collaboration with external partners?: No
    Accepting Mentors: No


    Is STEM the "core" of your program?: Yes
    Which type of STEM programming do you offer? (choose ALL that apply):
    • Environment Science
    • Zoology
    • Other
    Which other activities does your STEM program include? (choose All that apply):
    • Academic Enrichment and Homework Help
    • Arts and Media
    • Project-Based Learning
    Does your program use volunteer STEM mentors?: Yes


    Where is your STEM program offered? (choose ALL that apply): Southwest Philadelphia
    When does your STEM program take place? (choose ALL that apply):
    • Summer
    • Fall
    • Spring
    • During school
    • After school


    How many children does your program serve each year? Numbers can be estimates.: Over 2000 individuals
    How 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 week
    Which ages/grades does your STEM program serve? (choose ALL that apply):
    • Pre-kindergarten
    • Kindergarten - 2nd grade
    • 7th - 8th grade
    Which gender(s) does your STEM program serve? (choose ALL that apply):
    • Girls
    • Boys
    • Transgender and Gender Non Conforming
    Which ethnic/racial populations does your STEM program serve?:
    • African-American
    • Latino
    • Caucasian
    • Asian
    • Multi-Ethnic
    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 groups
    Can 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.


    Do participants need to pay for your STEM program?: Yes
    If participants need to pay for your STEM program, are scholarships available?: Yes
    Is transportation to and from your program provided?: Other



    Please select the applicable categories: Fee Structure, Paid Program, Grade Level, 7 - 8, K-2, and PreK
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