Student Workshops

Night Blooming Plants Workshop: Thursday, October 28, 2021 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
This workshop will highlight how specialized flora and fauna are adapted to thrive in the nighttime. Students will see night-blooming plants during their walking tour. Space is limited and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Schools that participate in this workshop are required to submit an entry for Challenge 2. Registration for this workshop will be open from October 6 until October 20 at 5:00 pm. Registration is CLOSED.

Environmental Debate Virtual Student Workshop: Saturday, November 20, 2021 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am 
This one-day, virtual workshop will familiarize participants with all aspects of British Parliamentary Debate. Students will be able to learn about the rules and procedures, research and argument construction, and end with a practice round to give all students a chance to receive constructive feedback from debate coaches. Registration for this workshop closed on November 17 at 5:00 pm.

Exploring Environmental Careers: Wednesday, February 23, 2022 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm 
Students will have the opportunity to meet with professionals in the environmental sciences and beyond to learn about different STEM career pathways. Space is limited and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Schools that participate in this workshop are required to submit an entry for Challenge 4. Registration for this workshop will be open between Wednesday, February 2 to February 16 at 5:00 pm. Registration is CLOSED.

Free Transportation for Title I Schools
Thanks to our generous donors the Fairchild Challenge is able to offer free transportation to Title I schools visiting the Garden for Fairchild Challenge programming. Programming includes: weekday, evening and weekend Fairchild Challenge student workshops and Fairchild Challenge symposia. Please complete the transportation request form at least 2 weeks prior to the event date. Late requests may not be accommodated. 

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