For Children and Youth

childrens program Do you have a request for a Master Gardener to work with youth high school age or younger? The Children’s Education Team (CET) can assist you with a speaker, workshop or other activity for youth, ages preschool through high school.

The CET provides youth-oriented educational activities as part of the larger LCMG mission to educate Loudoun County residents about safe, effective, and sustainable landscape management practices.

Examples of services:

  • activity at a scheduled community event
  • children’s tour of the Demonstration Garden
  • tips on starting a school garden
  • workshop or speaker for a class, club or small group

Examples of workshop topics:

  • Water Cycle and Watershed activities
  • Dirt and Worms
  • Pests and Pals
  • Have You Eaten a Flower Today / Parts of a Plant
  • Flower Friends ….Buzz, Flutter and Fly / Pollinators
  • Seeds on the Move

Please complete the LCMG Childrens Education Team Request Form. You will be contacted in about two weeks to confirm details of your request.

Loudoun County Master Gardeners do not charge a fee for speakers or workshops; however, a donation from your organization will assist us in presenting horticulture programs to the community.

For more information related to children and adventures in the great outdoors, check out some of these useful sites:

Kids’ Gardening

National Wildlife Federation

The Nature Generation

Loudoun Environmental Stewardship Alliance

Children and Nature Network

US Botanic Garden

School Garden Wizard

Cornell University Garden-Based Learning

California School Garden Network