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    Thank you for joining us in Austin, Texas July 9-11 for the 2015 National Children & Youth Garden Symposium (NCYGS), with local co-hosts the International Junior Master Gardener Program and Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.

    NCYGS 2015


    Thank you for an exciting 2015 Symposium! We would love to hear what you thought - if you haven't already, please take a few minutes to evaluate NCYGS 2015. If you attended NCYGS 2015, you have access to session handouts and presentations from the Symposium.  You will need to log in or create an account on our website to access these materials. We hope to see you at NCYGS 2016 in Columbia, South Carolina, July 14-16!

    NCYGS is the only national event of its kind where you can network with like-minded teachers, garden designers, community leaders, program coordinators, and others involved with connecting kids to the natural world.  NCYGS 2015 attendees will have the opportunity to:

    Follow along on Twitter with hashtag #NCYGS15.

    NEW -- mobile app to follow the schedule. Text to 565-12 then send a message with one word: AHS. You'll be taken to our mobile app for the Symposium!

    In between annual symposia, keep up with the latest in youth gardening when you subscribe to our free, daily, international, online newspaper, The Youth Gardening Gazette.

    Email education@ahs.org or call (703) 768-5700 ext. 121 with questions.  And watch highlights in the video below from the 2014 Symposium held in Columbus, Ohio with local host Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.


    Thank you to our generous NCYGS 2015 Sponsors and Partners who are helping make the event a success!







    Special thanks to our local co-hosts, the International Junior Master Gardener Program and Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center