Riparian Preserve Field Trip programs are offered from October through April on Tuesdays, Thursdays, or Fridays.
Kindergarten through 12th Grade Programs
3 Topic Program (9:30 AM – 11:30 AM)
$3 per student, maximum 60 students per day. Minimum 25 students or $75 total.
Groups of 15-20 students rotate through three different topic study sites located on the grounds near the front of the Preserve. Riparian Preserve staff facilitates programming at each site.
5 Topic Program (9:30 AM - 1:00 PM)
$6 per student, maximum 120 students per day. Minimum 30 students or $200 total.
Includes lunch break. Groups of 15-20 students rotate through five different topic study sites located throughout the Preserve. Riparian Preserve staff facilitates programming at each site and leads groups to various areas in the back portion of the Preserve for increased wildlife observation.
On-site Program (9:30 AM – 11:30 AM)
3 topic program, $6 per student, maximum 60 students per day.The Riparian Instructors will bring our topics to you! The program topics listed with an asterisks (*) are available for onsite programs.
- Groups whose size exceeds the maximum are requested to divide visits across separate dates. Groups smaller than the minimum numbers will be priced at different rates.
- Payment in full is required to secure your field trip date.
- Fee applies to all participating youth, including siblings. Teachers and chaperones attend at no fee.
- Groups are invited to stay beyond the program times to enjoy the picnic and play areas near the front of the Preserve, however you must reserve area with the Gilbert Parks and Recreation Office. Groups who wish to access the back areas of the Preserve must make prior arrangements with the Gilbert Parks and Recreation Office.