EnGaGE Camp

Date(s) - Mon 4 Jun - Thu 9 Aug
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Idaho Botanical Garden

Engaging Girls in Garden Engineering

EnGaGE is a summer science program for girls 12-14 years old to design, build, and maintain raised garden beds. This is a multi-week commitment. Garden bed construction will take place during the first two weeks of camp, in June. Campers will return every other week to maintain their garden beds and to participate in a variety of STEM activities. Guest speakers from environmental and horticultural professions in the community will be included throughout the program.

June – August 2018

Girls age 12-14

Camp Cost $150

Camp Details:

  • Design and Build a raised garden bed
  • Grow your own food
  • Dig into soil science and irrigation design
  • Use power tools
  • Create your own garden art
  • Build plant robots
  • Learn about pollinators and beekeeping
  • Meet local women professionals in botany, horticulture, and business

Camp Schedule is as follows:

June 4-8, 9 a.m. – noon

June 11-15, 9 a.m. – noon

July 10 & 12, 9 a.m. – noon

July 24 & 26, 9 a.m. – noon

August 7 & 9, 9 a.m. – noon


Camp is limited to 15 girls. Payment is refundable up to two weeks prior to the first day of camp class, minus a $10 processing fee.

Members must sign in or register to receive the member rate. The discount will show up at checkout. Call the Garden at 343-8649 if you have trouble purchasing.

If not a current member, receive member rates by joining or renewing your membership. Click on the Membership here.