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4-H School Gardens Program

Teacher and 4-H Volunteer Training

for new and returning 4-H School Programs

January 25-27, 2012

Location: 4H Clubhouse at Alpenrose Dairy (Portland, OR)

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Multnomah and Washington County 4-H are proud to announce the 4-H Sustainable Schools Teacher and Volunteer Training January 25-27 in the Portland Metro area. This is a perfect opportunity for beginners and for those have some skills in school gardens. This 4-day conference is specifically designed to give teachers, 4-H Leaders, parents, high school youth and community members the knowledge and critical skills needed to engage youth in hands-on SUSTAINABLE garden concepts and curriculum; develop and manage school gardens; and implement youth focused garden projects in school and community settings.

Workshops include:

  • on site tour to four successful school garden projects
  • project management
  • youth garden lessons
  • designing and creating urban gardens and farms
  • Year -round gardening
  • Incorporating Food from Your Garden for Healthy Living and Eating
  • Food Safety and Simple Food Preservation for Educators
  • planting techniques with kids
  • working with your local school districts
  • building community support
  • how to fund your project
  • cooking with local foods and more!

2010-11 4-H Sustainable Schools Program Report

Registration
Registration begins December 1st

REGISTRATION

 

Questions about registration?

Contact us

503-916-6075

 

Registration Fees

*SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE

  • TEACHERS AND SCHOOL VOLUNTEERS $155
  • TEACHERS AND SCHOOL VOLUNTEER TEAMS  $115 - schools that send 3 or more teachers and/or volunteers will receive priority registration and 25% discounted fees
  • PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT:  $290 (for community partners, agency staff, college students enrolled in teacher training programs and others who will not be working with a 4-H Member school)

Conference Schedule and Workshop Descriptions

(check out the following conference workshop descriptions.  Information of these additional workshop descriptions coming soon).

Click the training theme links below to DOWNLOAD THE WORKSHOP DESCRIPTIONS

 

Training Date Time Location/Directions
School Gardens Tour April TBD 8:30-4 PM

4-H Clubhouse

at Alpenrose Dairy

6149 SW Shattock Rd.

Portland, OR  97221

Managing Your Project for Success Jan 25 8:30-4:00 PM

4-H Clubhouse

at Alpenrose Dairy

6149 SW Shattock Rd.

Portland, OR  97221

Successful Delivery models, hands-on lessons and funding structures

Jan 26 8:30-4:00 PM

4-H Clubhouse

at Alpenrose Dairy

6149 SW Shattock Rd.

Portland, OR  97221

 

Incorporating the Garden into the School Curriculum Jan 27 9:00 -3:00 PM

4-H Clubhouse

at Alpenrose Dairy

6149 SW Shattock Rd.

Portland, OR  97221

 

Maps and Directions

GARDEN TOUR

School Garden Tour Gathering Place

OSU Extension Metro Hispanic Office

10029 NE Prescott

Portland, OR 

SCHOOL GARDEN TRAINING

4-H Clubhouse

at Alpenrose Dairy

6149 SW Shattock Rd.

Portland, OR  97221

 

Hotels and Lodging

There are many lodging options in Portland to select from.  Here are three hotels that provide reasonable lodging that are within 10 miles of our training site.

Aladdin Inn (2 miles southeast)
8905 Southwest 30th Avenue, Portland, OR 2.0 mi SE
(503) 246-8241


Hospitality Inn (2 miles south)
10155 Southwest Capitol Highway, Portland, OR 2.0 mi S
(503) 244-6684 ‎

Shilo Inn (2.6 miles west)
9900 Southwest Canyon Road, Portland, OR 2.6 mi W
(503) 297-2551


Embassy Suites Portland - Washington Square
(2.8 miles SW)
9000 Southwest Washington Square Road, Tigard,
(503) 644-4000

Our Partners

Funding for this program is made possible with our partners from the Gray Family Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation and US Fish and Wildlife Service

 

 

 

 

 

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