Junior Membership

Junior Membership

The Purpose of the Shrewsbury Garden Club Jr. Membership shall be to develop and promote an appreciation and awareness of the beauty of plants, trees and flowers and to encourage concern for our environment and contribute to civic beautification.

Membership is open to any child or relative of current Garden Club members as well as Shrewsbury residents, ages 4-18.  (Click on the photos at the right to enlarge them and begin an interactive slide show.)

Membership Divisions:

SEEDLINGS – pre-school/kindergarten
SPROUTS – grades 1-4
SAPLINGS- grades 5-8
SEQUOIAS- grades 9-12
*Members will receive a certificate and identification badge to be worn at attended  events
*Jr. Members will  receive advance notice of workshops and Garden Club sponsored events and be expected to participate in at least one workshop a year, help on one age appropriate clean up event or Garden Club event. (Light the Spirit, Scarecrow Show, Plant Sale etc.)
*Jr. Members with badge will receive one free perennial plant at the annual Plant Sale.
*Garden Club will sign for Community Service Hours.

Annual dues is $5.00 per member with a maximum $10.00 /family
For more information contact Beth Smith  : BASmith@hotmail.com   508-471-7956

Click here for the Junior Membership Application (PDF)

2018-2019 Jr. Membership Activities and Events

Monday, September 24, 2018 5:30 pm

“Teaching Creatures” Shrewsbury Library

 

Monday, November 19, 2018 5:50 pm
“Holiday Centerpieces” – Shrewsbury Library

Thursday, December 20, 2018  5:30 pm
TBD – Shrewsbury Library

Monday, January 14, 2019  5:30 pm

TBD

Monday, February 11, 2019   5:30 pm
“Valentine Craft” – Shrewsbury Library

Monday,March 18, 2019  5:50 pm

TBD – Shrewsbury Library

Wednesday, April 17, 2019  12:00 noon
“Seed Starting” – Shrewsbury Library

Wednesday, May 1, 2019  5:30 pm
“May Day Baskets” – Shrewsbury Library

 Monday, June  3,  2019  5:30 pm

TBD – Shrewsbury Library

All above activities require membership in the Jr. Member Program

There are many creative opportunities which are sponsored by our local, state and national Garden Club Organizations. Check out the Woodsey Owl and Smoky Bear poster contest as well as other contests at the National Garden Club link: http://gardenclub.org/youth/smokey-bear-poster-contest.aspx