Let your children experience the fun of gardening. A 6 week camp will bring to life the gardening spark for youth entering grades 4 through 7. Each week, children will be divided into three groups and rotate between different stations.  University of MN Extension Educator, Extension master Gardeners, or Stearns County History Museum employees will lead or assist at each station. Snacks will also be provided.


  • Week 1:  June 14th: "Getting Started"
  • Week 2: June 21st:  "The Dirt on Growing"
  • Week 3: June 28th:  "Bringing It To Life"
  • Week 4: July 12th:   "Life On The Prairie"
  • Week 5: July 19th:  "Fruits Of Your Labor"
  • Week 6: July 26th:  "Growing Beyond Garden Camp"


The camp will be from 9 am to Noon for six Tuesdays, and the cost of the camp is only $20. Registration deadline is May 30th. Contact: Julianne O'Connell at 866.253.8424 or by emailing program@stearns-museum.org.  Financial scholarships available.