Lan Su for Educators

Lan Su Chinese Garden is the perfect place for teachers to share the culture and history of China in an immersive and fun field trip experience. From downloadable curriculum to speciality tours, Lan Su is your partner and ready to help you and your students explore China and all of its history.

Field Trips

Plan a field trip for your class with all of your questions answered in a series of worksheets. Included are a pre-visit checklist, behavior expectations, ideas to enrich your Lan Su visit in the neighborhood, and a series of programs that can be included with your tour.  To book your tour, 

Visit our school tour page to request a date(s) or email or call Katie Hill, Director of Education at 503.228.8131 ext 1001. You will receive a confirmation via email once the visit is scheduled 

Curriculum and Program Ideas

Katie Hill, Lan Su's Director of Education has put together a series of curriculum programs that compliment your field trip. Created specifically for distinct grade level groups, the curriculum programs meet Oregon educational standards and are perfect to focus on specific events, cultural history or other areas of interest.

Visit the Programs at a Glance page for more information or email or call Katie Hill, Director of Education at 503.228.8131 ext 1001.

Add-On Activities

Designed to be used during your field trip to Lan Su, a series of add-on activities have been created allow your students to create memories and become immersed in the exploration of China's rich cultural history. Sample add-on activities include a storytime, drawing exercises, photography exploration, and more. 

Visit the Add-On Activities page for more information or email or call Katie Hill, Director of Education at 503.228.8131 ext 1001.

School Group Tours

Lan Su Chinese Garden offers guided tours of the garden during the school day and school calendar to pre-K to 12th grade students at a special school rate in addition to special curriculum for your students.

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Education Program Sponsors

Lan Su Chinese Garden thanks the following foundations and organizations who generously support school tours and education at the garden:

  • The Collins Foundation
  • The Jackson Foundation
  • Herbert A. Templeton Foundation
  • Rose E. Tucker Charitable Trust
  • U.S. Bank Foundation
  • Juan Young Trust