Gardening camp for kids

Summer gardening camps for kids is scheduled to start July 9 and August 22 at Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston, Mass.

Tower Hill Botanic Garden photo

Tower Hill Botanic Garden photo

The camp meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays in two groups: kindergarten through grade 2 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. and grades 3-5 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Students who participate in the Youth Gardening Program will:

  • Plant, care for, and harvest their own vegetables and flowers
  • Prepare, cook, and eat their crops
  • Learn how plants grow, from seed to seed
  • Explore the cultivated gardens and natural areas of Tower Hill Botanic Garden
  • Participate in Tower Hill’s annual Summer Flower and Vegetable Show and the annual fall event, “Shades of Autumn.”              

Tuition for younger children is $185 for a member and $235 for a non-member. Tuition for the older group is $255 for a member and $305 for a non-member.

Students may enroll in one or both sessions. 

Scholarship funding is available.

For more information, please contact Ann Marie Pilch, education director at 508-869-6111, ext. 120.

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