Welcome to the Garden Education Center of Greenwich Youth Program site with our photos, resources, program updates and special project information.


COMING UP at the GEC this June

The theme for June is adventure and fun.

June 14: Second Sunday Pollinators (age 12-17) Workshop: Paper Airplanes and Butterfly Glider Design  Second Sunday Pollinators
June 14: Second Sunday Pollinators (age 12-17) Workshop: Paper Airplanes and Butterfly Glider Design

 

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June 3, 10, 17: Mushrooms (1-3 with caregiver)
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June 21 Third Sunday: It’s the First Day of Summer and Father’s Day too.  We will be joining the celebration with our local partners in green-space exploration at Greenwich Point Park for “Experience the Sound.”

 

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June 22-26, June 29 – July 3rd Sprouts & Seedlings week long enrichment programs during school vacations, age 3-8, last day to register, June 12.  NEW WEEKS ADDED!  August 3 – 7, August 17 – 21

 


ARRANGE A PRIVATE WORKSHOP FOR YOUR CLASSROOM OR YOUTH GROUP

We’ll bring a presentation to your classroom, or welcome you in our greenhouse, garden, and power of plants classroom.

JUNE THEME:  Adventure and Fun:  Stewardship Stories from our Green Spaces: Colonel Montgomery and Ernest Thomson Seton.

ONGOING:  compost, vermicomposting, borrow a worm bin

ONGOING:  recycling with the Green Schools Environmental Docent Program

ONGOING:  youth group tours of the greenhouse and our current project.


About the Garden Education Center 

The GEC is located at the town-owned Montgomery Pinetum, with greenhouse, learning garden, classrooms, pond, gift shop, and a magnificent collection of Evergreens, woodland trails, wildflowers, and old stone structures and sculptures.  We are an hour away from New York City.

At the Garden Education Center of Greenwich, a non-profit volunteer organization in Cos Cob, CT, we are dedicated to promoting horticulture, conservation and the arts through educational programs, outreach activities and special events.

Please visit www.gecgreenwich.org to learn more and register for our full list of programs and offerings.

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