Jr. Master Gardener Program
JMG's mission is to grow good kids by igniting a passion for learning, success and service through a unique gardening education program. There is no cost to becoming a JMG group and no obligation to complete all of the program. Your registration allow the state JMG office to serve you better.
- Contact Shelley Mitchell for information 405-744-5755 for more information.
Camp T.U.R.F. is a 2-week, residential academy at Oklahoma State University – Stillwater. Students will interact with professors and explore a variety of careers in horticulture and landscaping, with hands-on activities at botanical gardens, field research stations, a turfgrass research center, greenhouses, research laboratories and design laboratories, as well as special OSU facilities such as the Insect Zoo. Helpful sessions about college admission, financial aid, and skills for success will be included in the academy as well as evening and recreational activities. Shelley is already preparing for next year's camp. On November 19, 2013 Shelley received the Keep Oklahoma Beautiful, Collegiate Effort award highlighting Camp T.U.R.F. at the 23rd Annual Statewide Environmental Excellence Competition held at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City. Need Camp TURF application or more information?
Jr. Master Gardener Summer Camp
Plants and Bugs Day Camp is Junior Master Gardener plus Bug Zoo fun!!! One full week (8am-5pm) of garden activities, crafts, games and snacks in the morning and 'bug' activities, games, crafts and snacks in the afternoon . . .come race a termite, decorate a garden box, make a stepping stone, and eat a snack of fried mealworms! Activities are geared for ages 9-12 and the cost includes all supplies and snacks as well as two adult helpers to keep kids safe and busy. Kids love camp because it is fun and entertaining; parents love camp because their children sleep well that week!
- Horticulture Fair Project
- Landscape Design Fair Project
- Pecan Exhibit Fair Entry - NEW!
- State Horticulture Judging Contest
- State 4-H Roundup
- School Garden Resources
- Gardening with Kids Fact Sheets
- Gardening for Kids Links
- From a Nut to a Tree
- Test Your Pecan Knowledge
- Career Development Event (CDE)