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NEW Program! Junior Master Gardeners (JMG) Club

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Your child (9 – 12 year old) can become a certified Junior Master Gardener.

The SD Discovery Center’s Wellmark Growing Great Gardens (3G) interns will lead club gatherings. During these times, members will participate in a wide variety of hands-on gardening activities that can lead to JMG certification. Additionally, club members will be the keepers of our square-foot, straw bale & butterfly gardens and learn the operating systems in our brand new greenhouse.

To become a certified Jr. Master Gardener, youth must complete all 8 Golden Ray units. Meetings will focus on one or two units per session. SDDC will offer on-going opportunities to help complete the full certification.

Since the spring session will be a learning opportunity for SDDC and our 3G interns, inaugural members will get a free JMG handbook as thanks for helping us figure out how the club will work best. You can use the handbook for all future sessions.

Spring Session (Pilot):
When: Tuesdays & Thursday 4:15 – 5:15pm, May 3 – May 26.
Where: SD Discovery Center
Fee: SDDC members – $5, Non-members – $30 (includes individual membership + free JMG handbook)

To register, email Kristie at kristiemaher@sd-discovery.com or call 605-224-8295.

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