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DISCOVERY CLUB

Discovery Club, similar to story hour at libraries, is designed for youth 2 to 8 years old. Programs are free and require no registration to participate. Each session features engaging stories, fun activities and Garden explorations around an environmentally related theme, including Worms!, Insects in the Stream, Our 5 Senses, Favorite Flowers, Leaves in Autumn, Observing Our World, Roots and more!

 

SUMMER SPECIALTY CAMPS

 

July 26-27: DAISY DOODLES  Daisy Doodles is a fun, 2-day exploration of book making, journaling and art under the mentorship of local artists.  Children will tell their personal stories by creating hand-made books inspired by the garden’s flowers, trees and creek.  The camp will be held July 26-27, Tuesday & Wednesday, from 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM, with a snack break. The camp is suitable for ages 9-10 for a maximum of 10 children. Materials provided.  Free; donations to the Garden are appreciated.

To register contact Kristin Fletcher, SBG Education Director, at (208) 726-9358 or kristin@sbgarden.org.

 

SCHOOL OUTREACH

GROWING GREAT MINDS (GGM)

We teamed up to make environmental education more accessible to educators, and more fun and relevant for students! Over 30 fascinating classes explore plants, animals, geology, water, and conservation. Programs help educators working in school and home classrooms meet Idaho Core Standards, and may be held at your site or one of ours. We will happily tailor lessons to meet your particular needs. Visit the GGM website at http://www.growinggreatminds.com/ for current offerings.

GGM is a collaboration of the Sawtooth Botanical Garden (SBG), Environmental Resource Center, Sawtooth National Recreation Area, and University of Idaho Blaine County Extension 4-H Program.

To schedule SBG classes contact Kristin Fletcher, SBG Education Director, at (208) 726-9358 or kristin@sbgarden.org. Contact other sponsoring organization directly.

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