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    Summer Institutes
    Programs for Teachers

    Summer Institutes provide a week-long intensive immersion in ecology and botanical science led by professional educators and scientists. Participants in this dynamic program learn how to make science fun through field-tested, hands-on, inquiry-based activities. Teachers disover how to make the Garden an extension of their classroom, while enriching the curriculum with award-winning resources and more.
    $175 fee includes curriculum materials, reproducible handouts, and plants. Location: Everett Children’s Adventure Garden

    Seedlings Program for Teachers of Grades K–2
    July 6–10 (SI-200), and July 13–17 (SI-250)

    Saplings Program for Teachers of Grades 3–5
    July 20–24 (SI-300), and July 27–31 (SI-350)

    Participation in the Summer Institutes is limited and acceptance is competitive. There are two options for credit:
    • Three “P” in-service credits from the New York City Department of Education. Additional fee and requirements apply.
    • Two graduate credits in education through CUNY Lehman College. Additional fee and requirements apply.
    For an application or more information call 718.817.8177.

    Principals and school administrators—call 718.817.8177 to set up a separate week of programming for your school or region.

    Become a Teacher Member of the Garden for only $60 a year, and enjoy all the benefits of Membership. Call 718.817.8724 for details.