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Outdoor Field Trips

Join Wylde Center for a Hands-on Environmental Education Field Trip!

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Since 1997, the Wylde Center has been dedicated to providing outstanding hands-on environmental education experiences for students throughout the Atlanta area. Our field trips bring students to one of our five greenspaces to explore the science of the natural world.

Our interactive classes are led by trained and enthusiastic environmental educators. As students encounter our gardens, streams, and woodlands, they learn to think critically, creatively, and responsibly about the world around them. All Programs Align with current grade level Georgia Standards of Excellence.


  • Topics: Choose from one of our program topics adapted from Georgia Standards of Excellence or contact us to create a new program to best fit your class’s needs.
  • Length: 1 hour or 1.5 hours, depending on location & program.
  • When: Check availability below.
  • Number of students: Each site can accommodate up to 60 students per 1-hour program.
  • Cost: $10-15 per student, depending on location & program.

Title I Atlanta Public Schools may be eligible for free Field Trips to Edgewood Community Learning Garden. Contact us at to learn more.


Book Your Outdoor Field Trip Today!

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Sugar Creek Garden & Herb Farm - 415 East Lake Dr. Decatur, GA 30030

Situated in a floodplain, this site cannot be used for residential or commercial construction. Sugar Creek is meant to serve as a model for urban farming on unbuildable land. There are garden beds beds, community compost bins, pollinator gardens, herbs, a stream, beehives, and an outdoor classroom space.

We recommend this space as an alternative site to the Oakhurst Garden.


Edgewood Community Learning Garden - 57 Mayson Ave. NE Atlanta, GA 30317

Built for education, the Edgewood Community Learning Garden is a fantastic place for kids to learn. There are fruit trees, garden beds, compost bins, pollinator plants, a rain garden, chickens, and an indoor community center for events, classes, and cooking demonstration.

This site offers FREE field trips for Title I schools in Metro Atlanta. (Does not include transportation.) Schedule your field trip with the form below and mention that you are a Title I school in the notes section.

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Hawk Hollow Garden - 2304 1st Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30317

Hawk Hollow is a great spot to become an explorer. It is home to many birds, a family of turtles, frogs, and owls. Hawk Hollow is one of Atlanta's unique urban/wild interfaces. With its streamside location and its vital microecosystem, there are opportunities galore to explore how we can help native plants and animals thrive in these little habitat pockets. Our focus at this greenspace is invasive plant management and reintroduction of native plants and pollinators.


Oakhurst Garden - 435 Oakview Rd. Decatur, GA 3003.

Closed for renovation until Spring 2025. Learn more about our capital campaign and exciting plans here



Mulberry Fields - 1301 Iverson St NE, Atlanta, GA 30307.

Closed for repairs until Summer 2024.

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