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    Join us in Austin, Texas July 9-11 for the 2015 National Children & Youth Garden Symposium (NCYGS), with local co-hosts the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center and the International Junior Master Gardener Program.

    NCYGS 2015


    NCYGS is the only national event of its kind where you can network with like-minded teachers, garden designers, community leaders, program coordinators, and others involved with connecting kids to the natural world.  NCYGS 2015 attendees will be able to:

    In between annual symposia, keep up with the latest in youth gardening when you subscribe to our free, daily, international, online newspaper, The Youth Gardening Gazette.

    A limited number of scholarships for discounted or complimentary registration are available for the 2015 National Children & Youth Garden Symposium.   Scholarships for NCYGS 2015 will only be available for individuals who have not attended a previous NCYGS.  For full application guidelines and to be considered, submit an application online by April 7, 2015.

    To learn more about NCYGS, see our 2014 program and 2014 session descriptions. Email education@ahs.org or call (703) 768-5700 ext. 121 with questions.  And watch highlights in the video below from the 2014 Symposium held in Columbus, Ohio with local host Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.


    Thank you to our generous NCYGS 2014 Sponsors and Partners who helped make the event a success!