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2014 SUMMER WEEKLY CHILDREN'S GARDEN

The Children's Garden is THE place for hands-on discovery, creativity, growing adventures, and nature fun. It's a place where kids get to taste their accomplishments and use their imagination. Two gardeners will tend a kid-size plot of vegetables and flowers throughout the summer. Our harvest will be used during the class and the extra bounty will be brought home. All gardeners and their families are invited to the evening garden celebration on Wednesday, August 13 from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Fee includes snack, project supplies, Children's Garden t-shirt, and a cookbook with the recipes we made during class.


 Children planting in a garden plot with camp counselor

Mighty Mites for Entering Kindergarten - 1st Grade Grads
Summer Mondays or Summer Wednesdays

Grab a friend or meet a new one in class and start your growing adventure! Each week, you and your garden partner will dig in and discover a different topic about gardening, from seeds sprouting, bugs, and weeds to harvesting, snacking, and watering. You will use some of your harvest in class for snacks. The extra produce you will bring home to share with your family. Limit 16, Learning Center

$140 member/$155 non-member, includes Arboretum admission, snacks, project supplies, Children's Garden t-shirt, and a cookbook with the recipes we made during class 

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Planting Saturdays 2p.m. - 3:30p.m.: May 3 & 17
Summer Wednesdays 2p.m. - 3:30p.m.: June 11, 18, 25, July 9, 16, 23, 30, August 6 (971-05-03-14) 

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Planting Saturdays 9:30a.m. - 11a.m.: May 10 & 31
Summer Mondays 9:30a.m. - 11a.m.: June 9, 16, 23 July 7, 14, 21, 28, August 4 (971-05-10-14)
 

 Group of children holding garden cabbages

Seed Sowers For 1st - 4th Grade Grads (972-05-10-14)
Planting Saturdays 1p.m. - 3:30p.m.: May 10 & 31, 
Summer Mondays 1p.m. - 3:30p.m.: June 9, 16, 23 July 7, 14, 21, 28, August 4, 11

Together with your garden partner, explore garden mysteries like which plants attract butterflies, what’s inside a seed, and can you grow something taller than you? Each week the group will investigate a different garden mystery and make a tasty snack with produce from the garden! Extra harvest from your garden will be brought home to share with your family. Limit 22, Learning Center

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SOLD OUT. Check out our Arboretum day camps! $180 member/$200 non-member, includes Arboretum admission, snacks, project supplies, Children's Garden t-shirt, and a cookbook with the recipes we made during class 


 Children making Kale Chips

Garden Chefs For 3rd - 8th Grade Grads (973-05-03-14)
Planting Saturdays 9a.m. - 11:30a.m.: May 3 & 17
Summer Wednesdays 9a.m. - 11:30a.m.: June 11, 18, 25, July 9, 16, 23, 30, August 6, 13, 

Join other creative kid chefs in our hunt for delicious garden snacks. Each week, you and your partner will tend and harvest from your plot. Then you will bring your bounty to the Arboretum Harvest Kitchen and transform it into tasty eats. Additional produce will be brought home to share with your family. Limit 22, Learning Center

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1 spot left! $190 member/$210 non-member, includes Arboretum admission, snacks, project supplies, Children's Garden t-shirt, and a cookbook with the recipes we made during class


To Register for Class

To register online, click on the "Register" button listed with the class. Or call 612-301-1210 to register by phone. You can also download the Fall/Winter 2014-2015 Classes Catalog  to see the full class offerings and use the registration form.

 

Questions?
Call 612-301-1210
or email: ArbEdu@umn.edu

Cancellation Policy: Registration cancellations must be made two weeks prior to class date in order to receive refund. A $5 processing fee will apply.


Teenage Children's Garden Mentors Wanted!

Job Description


Application


 Camps require a participant information form be filled out for each child and submitted at registration.

Click Here to download an interactive PDF form.
Click Here to download a printable form.

 When completed, please attach and email the form to arbedu@umn.edu
or, print your finished form and mail to:
 
LC - Summer Programs for Kids
Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
3675 Arboretum Drive
Chaska, MN 55318

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