2023 National Children & Youth Garden Symposium

Cultivating Garden Educators Who Inspire Today’s Youth to Become Tomorrow’s Gardeners


We are excited to announce that the 2023 NCYGS will be held in Knoxville, Tennessee, July 12 – 15, in partnership with the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture and UT Gardens, Knoxville, the flagship location of the State Botanical Gardens. More details coming soon including registration, accommodations, and itinerary. 

Sponsorship opportunities are now available. For questions, please email education@ahsgardening.org


We hope that you will not only attend the conference but also share your expertise and insight by leading a session at our conference. Our attendees enjoy learning about trends, tools, resources, and exciting new information about gardening education from their peers. Individuals whose proposals have been selected will be notified in February and will receive discounted registration to the Symposium.

Learn more about the submission process.
Submit a proposal. Submission deadline is January 13, 2023.

Contact education@ahsgardening.org for more information about NCYGS or to unsubscribe only from future NCYGS and other program related emails.




Local Host

UT Gardens Institute of Agriculture