Summer Garden Camp

Full—Waitlist Started

Garden Chefs

Monday, July 25, 2016 through Friday, July 29, 2016 – 9:00 am–3:00 pm

Spark healthy habits that can last a life time!

children harvesting in garden

Young Chefs go from garden to table in this week-long, hands-on gardening/cooking class. Campers harvest and prepare a morning smoothie, learn about growing fresh fruits and veggies at home, and prepare a daily recipe.

Basic cooking and gardening skills are covered. Campers are closely supervised as they practice kitchen techniques like slicing, chopping, and using kitchen gadgets.

Enrollment is limited to 9 campers. Campers bring a bagged lunch.

pictures of children at camp

Rising 4th to 6th graders.
$225.00 for members, $255.00 for nonmembers.
This camp is full. To add your child's name to the wait list, send an e-mail with your child's name, month and year of birth, and a telephone number you can be reached to

Registration fees are 100% refundable when the Arboretum cancels the camp. Memberships are not refundable.

Participants wishing to withdraw from a camp that has not been canceled by the Arboretum must provide a written request by May 27, 2016. If the withdrawal request is received by May 27, 2016, a refund will be given minus a 15% administrative fee per child per camp. No fees will be refunded if registration is canceled after May 27, 2016.

JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University, 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.
Need directions? Click here.
Camp drop off and pick up will be in the brick circle at the Bobby G. Wilder Visitor Center.
Please contact Elizabeth Overcash, children's program coordinator, at or (919) 513-7011.