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Registration & General Information

     
 

Registration

Advance registration and pre-payment are required for all programs.

To register, call 718.886.3800, ext. 230, or email schoolprograms@queensbotanical.org.

To register for Self Guided Tours, please go to queensbotanical.org/education/selfguidedtours.

Payment

Payment may be made by credit card, DOE Purchase Order, check or money order made payable to Queens Botanical Garden.  Please maile your payment to:

Queens Botanical Garden
Education Department
43-50 Main Street
Flushing, NY  11355

Payment is due upon receipt; if payment is not received by the invoice due date, Queens Botanical Garden reserves the right to cancel the program.

Separate registration is requied for each class.  We cannot accommodate groups of students combined from different classes.

Once your trip is booked, an email invoice will be sent that includes a website link to access pre-trip information and other details on your visit.

Please note that the confirmation you receive via email is your only invoice for your registration.  Because of the large volume of registrations we receive, we are unable to make reminder calls; a scheduled visit is not confirmed until payment is received.

Queens Botanical Garden reserves the right to refuse registrations for any reason.

Postponements and Cancellations

If you must cancel your trip, please call as soon as possible.  Notice of cancellations 30 days or more in advance of trip date receive a full refund.  Cancellations received with more than 5 business days and up to 30 days from booked trip will be charged a $30 processing feel.  There are NO refunds issued for cancellations received within 5 business days of booked trip or for any missed classes. 

Rescheduling is possible based on availability, with at least 5 business days notice prior to your trip date.  There are not rescheduled trips within 5 business days of the trip date.  A Self Guided Tour may be requested as an alternative.

All workshops and tour run rain or shine.  QBG reserves the right to postpone workshops and programs, and will work with classes to reschedule.

Arrival at the Garden

All classes, unless otherwise specified on the invoice, MUST be dropped off at the Parking Garden, located at 42-80 Crommelin Street (see map for details).  Buses must drop off students in the Parking Garden bus loop, but we are unable to accomodate bus parking.  Car parking is available for an additional fee.

Instructors will meet classes scheduled for Workshops and Guided Tours in the Parking Garden.  If you are here for a tour, please make arrangements with your bus driver to return immediately in case of sudden shower or weather change.  There are no indoor facilities for tour groups.

Restrooms are located in the Visitor & Administration Building.  Please allow time before and after your program for restroom use.

QBG does not have an indoor lunch facility or any food for purchase on site.  Weather permitting, groups are welcome to picnic in the Arboretum.  If you plan to picnic, it is recommended that you have an alternate plan in case of inclement weather.

Late Arrival Policy

Classes arriving late will receive a shortened program that will end at the originally schedule time.  Groups arriving more than 30 minutes late for their scheduled program will be cancelled.  Refunds are not available.

Garden Rules

Visitor safety is our top priority.  Teachers and chaperones are responsible for students and should supervise classes at all times.  Children must stay with their group and are expected to observe all Garden regulations.  They may leave the group only with chaperone supervision.  During class time, we ask that all cell phones be turned off.  The following are strictly prohibited: radios, ball playing, picking flowers or plants, climbing trees, stepping or walking in garden beds, feeding wildlife, littering.


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