2024 National Children & Youth Garden Symposium
Cultivating Garden Educators Who Inspire Today’s Youth to Become Tomorrow’s Gardeners

The American Horticultural Society’s 32nd annual National Children and Youth Garden Symposium will be held on Chicago’s North Shore from Monday, July 8 to Thursday, July 11, 2024, in partnership with the Chicago Botanic Garden. Sponsors include Ball Horticultural Company and Chicago Botanic Garden. Full details and registration will become available in January. Mark your calendars now!

Call for Sessions

The AHS is now accepting session proposals! We encourage youth garden educators from across the fields to apply. Please review the proposal guidance and submit your session proposals by Sunday, December 31, 2023. All submissions will be notified in January 2024.

For more information about the Symposium, contact Director of National Programs Courtney Allen at programs@ahsgardening.org or call (703) 768-5700 ext. 121. You can also join our email list to receive periodic updates about NCYGS.