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    • 06/27/2016
    • 07/01/2016
    • 5 sessions
    • UT Gardens, Knoxville
    • 2


    Get to know the untamed organisms right outside your door. Mammals, reptiles, insects and more! Each day will focus on a different local plant/animal theme.  Participants will sharpen their observation skills and learn how to build gardens that attract and support wildlife such as butterflies, lizards and songbirds. 
    Explorers (ages 6-10)

    Cost: Garden member $100/nonmember $120
    After Care: Garden member $20/nonmember $25 per week.

    * Camp is from 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. each day.


    • 07/06/2016
    • 1 sessions
    • UT Gardens, Knoxville
    • 5


    Come learn about worms and how they help the garden. First we’ll study different kinds of compost and discover how worms turn food scraps into nutrient rich plant food.  Then campers will create a fully functioning worm-bin to take home.

    Lil' Gardeners
     (ages 4-5)

    Cost: Garden member $20/nonmember $25
    After Care: Garden member $5/nonmember $10 per day.

    • 07/08/2016
    • 1 sessions
    • UT Gardens, Knoxville
    • 11


    Birds are chirping, leaves are rustling and nature is calling us to play! Come explore the garden using your sense of sound. Campers will create their own musical instruments and take part in a melodious garden parade. 
    Grands & Me (ages 4-12)

    Cost: Garden member $20/nonmember $25

    • 07/11/2016
    • 07/15/2016
    • 5 sessions
    • UT Gardens, Knoxville
    • 11


    Learn to grow, harvest, and prepare fresh fruits and veggies. Campers will gather ingredients from the garden for delicious culinary creations. Build a solar powered oven, cook over a camp fire, and experience food in a whole new way! 

    Lil' Gardeners
     (ages 4-5)

    Cost: Garden member $100/nonmember $120
    After Care: Garden member $20/nonmember $25 per week.

    * Camp is from 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. each day.


    • 07/25/2016
    • 07/27/2016
    • 3 sessions
    • UT Gardens, Knoxville
    • 4

    If you have food allergies, this is an opportunity to attend a food allergy friendly camp at the UT Gardens.  We will spend time learning about plants, exploring the gardens and making new friends. This camp also gives campers a chance to learn about living with food allergies. Campers with and without food allergies are invited to attend. 

    Ages 6-12 (Children under 6 may attend with a parent)
    Cost: Free


    • 07/28/2016
    • 1 sessions
    • UT Gardens, Knoxville
    • 10


    Who lives in the garden? Join us as we discover all the animals of the garden and create models of the animals using natural materials. 
    Lil' Gardeners (ages 4-5)

    Cost: Garden member $20/nonmember $25
    After Care: Garden member $5/nonmember $10 per day.

    • 07/29/2016
    • 1 sessions
    • UT Gardens, Knoxville
    • 14


    Investigate the scene of a garden crime and deduce “whodunit?” This session will look at plants, insects and animals. Campers will find all the clues and determine who is eating our plants.

    Grands & Me (ages 4-12)

    Cost: Garden member $20/nonmember $25



    • 08/01/2016
    • 08/05/2016
    • 5 sessions
    • UT Gardens, Knoxville
    • 0
    Registration is closed


    Experience chemistry in the great outdoors. From combustion to saponification to germination, chemistry is happening all around us. Campers will conduct safe and exciting experiments and learn about the role of chemistry in everyday life.

    Explorers
     (ages 6-10)

    Cost: Garden member $100/nonmember $120
    After Care: Garden member $20/nonmember $25 per week.

    * Camp is from 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. each day.

    • 08/08/2016
    • 08/12/2016
    • 5 sessions
    • UT Gardens, Knoxville
    • 16


    Experience chemistry in the great outdoors. From combustion to saponification to germination, chemistry is happening all around us. Campers will conduct safe and exciting experiments and learn about the role of chemistry in everyday life.

    Lil' Gardeners
     (ages 4-5)

    Cost: Garden member $100/nonmember $120
    After Care: Garden member $20/nonmember $25 per week.

    * Camp is from 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. each day.

    • 08/13/2016
    • 1 sessions
    • University of Tennessee Gardens


    Join us for this daylong series of classes to learn about natural dying. This symposium is for both the crafter and gardener, as you will learn how to grow plants that produce natural dyes and how to dye natural fiber. Participants will get an opportunity to dye some fibers during the program. Unique textiles and choice plants that produce natural dyes will also be available for sale. All participants will receive one plant and seed to grow your own natural dye at home. Lunch is included.   

    Saturday, August 13; 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

    Cost: $50 members/ $60 nonmembers 

    Registration will open in February.






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