A Beautiful Place to Learn About the Natural World

The Education Department, the scientific and educational outreach arm of Callaway Gardens, strives to help visitors gain a better understanding of the living world. Our schedule of activities includes a year-round lineup of fascinating classes, lectures, tours, demonstrations, hikes, and environmental education sessions for school children.

For more information about the programs available, please download our Environmental Education Catalog. Need help planning your educational visit?

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Educational Workshops

Our educational workshops, nature hikes, and cultural events provide opportunities to learn new skills and interact with the world around us.

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School & Group Educational Programs

Our Education Department is ready to help you plan education programs such as school field trips, on-site and off-site group programs, and more.

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Mega Bugs

These colossal crawlers are taking over Callaway Gardens and calling Georgia’s most visited attraction home for 2020!

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Birds of Prey Shows

Experience one of Callaway Resort & Gardens’ most talked about activities, featuring magnificent creatures demonstrating their strength and speed.

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Callaway Volunteer Program

Gain valuable experience in horticulture and environmental education, with our volunteer program. All ages are welcome.

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Camp Callaway

Experience Camp Callaway – a day camp for kids age 4-12. Join us for a day full of treetop, bird of prey, butterflies, fishing, and crafts. Camps run during most school breaks or holidays.

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Featured Packages

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Explore All of Callaway

Beach & Water Sports

Swimming, water skiing, wakeboarding, and tubing on Robin Lake

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TreeTop Adventure

Climb and zip through the trees on this fun forest course

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Butterfly Center

Meet over 1,000 colorful butterflies face-to-face

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Birds of Prey Shows

Discover the strength, speed, and beauty of these magnificent creatures

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Hiking & Biking Trails

Explore Callaway’s 2,500 acres by foot or by bicycle

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The Gardens

Drink in the beauty of azaleas, hydrangeas, and other woodland wonders

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Fantasy In Lights

One of National Geographic’s Top 10 Holiday Light Displays

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Summer Family Adventure

An authentic Georgia outdoor family getaway like no other

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Dining

Enjoy mouthwatering, chef-prepared cuisine at an array of restaurants

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Balloon Festival

Watch beautiful balloons aglow or enjoy your own tethered balloon ride

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Symphony on the Sand

A night beneath the stars with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra

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Masters Water Ski & Wakeboard

Tournament for the greatest athletes in competitive watersports

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Fishing

Some of the best lake fishing in the southeastern United States

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