Every day until May 31, 2013, 12:00AM - 12:00PM
Herkimer Home
200 State Route 169 , Little Falls, NY United States

Additional Information

Girls in second through 10th grade can attend an eight-week garden summer series beginning June 4th at the Herkimer Home in Little Falls. The cost to attend is $16 per girl. Pre-registration is required and the registration deadline is May 31st.

During the series girls will take part in horticulture, the art and science of growing fruits, flowers, and vegetables. The project girls will be participating in will focus on the science behind Iroquois gardening methods, exploring the foods, customs, and stories that evolved from the planting of corn, beans, and squash – the Three Sisters. Sessions will be held: June 4, June 18, July 2, July 16, July 30, August 6, August 20, and September 3 from 6-7:30 p.m.

By participating in the program girls will gain practical life skills, develop critical thinking, and feel connected to their communities both locally and globally – outcomes for the Girl Scout Leadership Experience. The Girl Scout Leadership Experience allows girls to Discover their interests, Connect with others in their communities and Take Action to make the world a better place.

The cost to attend is $16 per girl. Non-registered Girl Scouts can attend by paying the $12 Girl Scout registration fee. The registration deadline is May 31. To register visit www.gsnypenn.org/ebiz. For more information contact Miranda Nieto at (315) 733-2391, ext. 2124 or mnieto@gsnypenn.org.