Junior Botanist Club - Homeschool - Bilingual Group (11 sessions)


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Junior Botanists Club - Homeschooler edition

Does your child notice the plants around them everyday? At Sage Garden we want our junior botanists to connect with plants in a hands-on, fun-filled environment that emphasizes connection to the natural world. Each week the young botanists will meet new and fascinating plants, dig into a cool growing activity (to take home!) and get rooted in a topic using stories, games and crafts. Everything from spicy tropicals to pollinator-friendly native plants will be showcased, with an emphasis on decorative, edible and useful botanicals. Not only will our budding botanists develop new skills with home and garden planting techniques, they will have the opportunity to learn cool greenhouse tips and tricks that take their savvy to a whole new level!

Our Junior Botanist for homeschoolers runs every Wednesday, with a combined English/French language session from 1 - 2 pm. There is a discounted rate for families / groups registering 3 or more children ($17.50 per session vs. $20 per session).

If registering after October 3, registration is pro-rated to take into account missed sessions (we do this manually when processing registrations; the web system does not discount automatically).  

Ages 5 - 12Pre-registration required. All activities take place at Sage Garden.

About the Teacher

Suzanne M. Simpson holds a Masters degree in Education from the University of Manitoba. She has teaching experience with children ages 5-12 and is a mother to two young girls. Suzanne believes strongly in empowering children to understand the natural world around them. As a Master Composter, Master Gardener and LEED Green Associate, Suzanne brings expertise and enthusiasm to the learning experiences she provides for children. Outside of the Junior Botanist program, Suzanne works at Sage Garden Greenhouses in our Horticultural Support Services for Schools program, as our school consultant/educator.

Suzanne Simpson, Sage Garden Greenhouses

Wednesday, October 3 (1 - 2 pm)
Wednesday, October 10 (1 - 2 pm)
Wednesday, October 17  (1 - 2 pm)
Wednesday, October 24 (1 - 2 pm)
Wednesday, October 31 (1 - 2 pm)
Wednesday, November 7 (1 - 2 pm)
Wednesday, November 14 (1 - 2 pm)
Wednesday, November 21 (1 - 2 pm)
Wednesday, November 28 (1 - 2 pm)
Wednesday, December 5 (1 - 2 pm)
Wednesday, December 12 (1 - 2 pm)



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