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   203-715-2939

Click here for the Junior Membership Application (PDF)

2017-2018 Jr. Membership Activities and Events

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 5:30 pm
“Garden Stepping Stones” Shrewsbury Library

Monday, October 23, 2017  5:30

“Autumn Wreaths” Shrewsbury Library

Monday, November 20, 2017 5:50 pm
“Holiday Centerpieces” – Shrewsbury Library

Thursday, December 14, 2017  5:30 pm
” Bird Feeders” – Shrewsbury Library

January Date  TBA

“Teaching Creatures”

Monday, February 12, 2018 5:30 pm
“Valentine Craft” – Shrewsbury Library

March 2018  Date TBA, 5:50 pm
“Maple Sugar Time” – Shrewsbury Library

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 12:00 noon
“Seed Starting” – Shrewsbury Library

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 5:30 pm
“May Day Baskets” – Shrewsbury Library

 June DAte TBA  2018  5:30 pm
“Succulants”– 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