Junior Gardener Summer Camp
Our annual Junior Master Gardener’s Camp adapts varying horticultural subjects, methods, and techniques for ages 9 thru 12 during a weeklong camp filled with outdoor and indoor learning activities utilizing our Demonstration Garden and Ellington property.
WHEN: June 10 - 14, 2019 (Monday – Friday):
LOCATION: UT Extension Central Region administration building on the campus of Ellington Agricultural Center, 5201 Marchant Drive Nashville, TN 37211.
DETAILS: The camp is staffed by UT Extension Agents, Certified Master Gardener Volunteers and Community Experts. Lunch is not provided and campers should bring lunch each day along with additional personal snacks. Fruit is provided during breaks. Appropriate clothing should be worn for outdoor activities and hikes.
ENROLLMENT: Enrollment is limited to 15 campers and the supply fee per camper is $100. Complete and return our Junior Camp Application Form with payment to: UT Extension Office, P.O. Box 196300 Nashville, TN 37219
APPLICATION FORM DEADLINE IS MAY 4th, 2019
An application is required for each child. Applications are not considered complete unless accompanied with the supply fee of $100. Enrollment will be on a first come, first served basis until the maximum number of 15 campers is reached. Once enrolled, you will receive a confirmation plus an additional packet with instructions from our UT Extension office.
** Last day for cancellations and refunds is June 1st, 2019.
CONTACT: Pam Swoner - jrmg@MGofDC.org
Day 1: Hike to Apiary, Bees, Basic Botany, Soil, Worms, Water Wise
Day 2: Hike to Stream, Stream Health, Birds
Day 3: Weather, Gardening Methods (raised bed, square foot, container), Garden Safety
Day 4: Hike Eagle Trail, Tree Identification, Native Plants, Herbs, Insects,
Day 5: Hike to Horse Patrol Stable, Landscape Design, Color, Floral Design
If you are interested in volunteering please contact chairperson Pam Swoner - firstname.lastname@example.org