Youth Activities


Girl Scout Badges

Our club is pairing up with local scout troops to assist them in completing the requirements for two horticultural badges. The first is the “Florida Native Plants” badge, sponsored by the National Garden Club.  The second is a troop gardening badge. Cathy Holtzwart is working with the troop that meets at St. Jude.  Master Gardeners are needed to assist with native plant identification.  If you would like to assist please contact the committee at




Registration is now open on-line for campers at 

We are hoping to send at least eight campers on scholarships this year.

If you have any questions or potential camper names please contact

Nancy Steinbuechler at 703-405-8691 or


                 2017 S.E.E.K

Environmental Conference Sponsored by The Florida Federation of Garden Clubs

Where: Silver Springs State Park, When: June 14 – 17, 2017

Cost: $225 Inclusive, Lodging: Holiday Inn Express Silver Springs

Who Can Attend S.E.E.K? Students Entering Grades 10 – 12

 Online Registration Begins January 1, 2017

   go to for more information

If interested, please contact Nancy Steinbuechler


Summer Nature Camp

Planning has begun for our fifth annual Summer Nature Camp at the GCSP.

This year the dates are June 5 - 9, from 9:00 am to noon each day.

 If you can help please contact

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