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. To register, please click here. – NOW OPEN!

Environmental Debate Student Workshop: Saturday, November 20, 2021 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm 
This one-day workshop will 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 will open from October 27 to November 10 at 5:00 pm. To register, please click here. – Coming Soon!

Exploring Environmental Careers: Wednesday, February 23, 2022 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm 
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. To register, please click here. – Coming in 2022!

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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