Field Trips

Ms. Smarty-Plants™ School Field Trips

Visit Ms. Smarty-Plants™ at the beautiful Water Conservation Garden for an outdoor learning adventure that includes a garden tour, music, magic and fun! Each child will learn about water supply, changes in the climate, conservation, adaptations, and plant a water-wise plant to take home.

Programs are in line with California State Standards, E-STEM and Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). School field trips begin at 9:30am and are approximately 2 hours in length. Maximum number of students per field trip is 60.

For Program questions and Home School Field Trips please contact [email protected] or 619-660-0614 ext 16

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Home school Field Trips

Join a Garden Educator on a fun, interactive journey through plant adaptations, the water cycle, conservation, animal habitats and much more! K-6th grade appropriate. Programs are in line with California State Standards, e-STEM and Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and include a planting for each child to take home, a gemstone and a seed packet. Homeschool field trips begin at 9:00 am and are 1 hour in length. There is a 15 student minimum for classes.  

For more information please contact [email protected] or  Lauren Magnuson 619-660-0614 ext 16  

Only 1.3 miles from the park is Hilton Head Park They offer playgrounds, basketball courts, bike trails and bathrooms!  Feel free to continue your adventure there after the garden.

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Silver Strand Elementary talking about how much they loved the field trip

Teacher Testimonials

Wonderful! Kept the kids on task and engaged! The kids will be talking about this field trip for the rest of the year.
Mrs. Fortin – 1st Grade – Rancho San Diego

Loved the program, loved all the education my students received and all the knowledgeable staff.
Sue McKinnon – 5th Grade – Mendoza Elementary

I’ve been teaching 25 years and this was the best field trip! Awesome staff! Beautiful!
Sally Saltzstein 3rd Grade Teacher– Vista Grande Elementary

Ms. Smarty-Plants™ She impressed them with her tricks, made them laugh, critically think, pledge to be better earth heroes, and made a lasting impression.
Jamie Malchak- 4th Grade Teacher – Danbrook Elementary