Learning at Cornell Botanic Gardens

In this place that is all about growing, we also cultivate intellectual curiosity, providing meaningful opportunities for people of all ages to learn about plants and how essential they are to human survival and wellbeing.

Visit our class registration portal to view and register for our classes, programs, and events for adults and families.

Click here to view or print a complete list of our upcoming classes and events.

Community Education

Adult and Family ProgramsVisit our class registration portal to view and register for our events, classes and programs for adults and families. Read more


Find out about the latest artwork and displays at the Nevin Welcome Center. Read moreExhibits

2018 Fall Lecture Series

View this year's lineup plus videos of past lectures. Read more

Youth Programs

Youth ProgramsCornell Botanic Gardens offers programs for young people in our gardens, in the schools and community as well as our popular family learning festival, Judy’s Day. Read more

Summer Internship Program

Internship ProgramOur summer internship program prepares Cornell students for careers in plant and natural sciences. Read more

Public Garden Leadership Fellows Program

Graduate ProgramThe Cornell Public Garden Leadership Fellows Program prepares students for leadership positions at public gardens. Read more


PublicationsView recent Annual Reports, past issues of our magazine, Verdant Views, and an archive of our seasonal e-newsletters.

Volunteer Program

Volunteer Program
Help Cornell Botanic Gardens grow by volunteering to lead tours, work in the gardens or greenhouse, monitor natural areas, or help at special events. Read more

Scheduled Group Tours

Scheduled Group ToursWe offer scheduled group bus and walking tours as well as "drop-in" tours. Read more

Natural Areas Academy

Natural Areas AcademyBecome a certified Natural Areas Steward, and then help manage Cornell Botanic Gardens natural areas and train others to do the same. Read more