Klehm Arboretum and Botanical Garden

A visit to the Klehm Arboretum and Botanical Garden is one that is sure to delight the senses with 155-acres of beautifully landscaped gardens. Self-guided tours are available, with special Garden Adventure Packs prepared for those in Kindergarten through the 5th grade. Backpacks include themed tours such as Pond and Grass Study, Dinosaurs, and more. The Children’s Garden is designed to encourage children to explore nature with rainbow and alphabet gardens, and a hedge maze with a surprise at the end! Other gardens include the Fountain, Prehistoric, Butterfly, Herb, Day Lily, Quilt, and more! Scout badge opportunities are also available. 
 
Contact Info:
Address: 2715 South Main Street, Rockford, IL 61102. Winnebago County. Tel: 815-965-8146. Web: www.klehm.org. Email: info@klehm.org. Hrs: 9AM-4PM daily. 
 
Trip Info:
Grade Level: K-College. Activity Type: Self-Guided Activities, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1 hour. Cost: Fee. 
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Environmental Studies.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Environmental Science.  

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Botanical Garden Lesson Plan

The diverse world of plants is perhaps the weirdest, and most fascinating, of all living things. Students act like plant hunters to observe plant life. Do a little digging on your next trip to a botanical garden (not literally!), and see what interesting plant facts you can find.... Continue