Brooklyn Botanic Garden is now recruiting students in grades 8–11 for the Remote 2021 Garden Apprentice Program (GAP). GAP is a great way for teens to learn about urban agriculture, science, and the environment while working with one of the most exciting public gardens in the world! More information is available online at bbg.org/gap.
Remote Info session: Saturday, December 5, at 2 p.m. Reserve your spot by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or RSVP’ing through the link below. Session link and call-in number will be emailed the morning of the event.
BBG Garden Apprentices:
- Learn about botany, environmentalism, and protecting the earth through interactive remote sessions
- Grow and harvest fruits, vegetables, and herbs in the Children’s Garden*
- Develop lesson plans to teach children about plants and nature, either remotely or in person
- Explore Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s plant collections in depth
- Develop job skills, including teamwork, communication, and responsibility
- Earn a monetary award at the end of the apprenticeship
*On site programming is contingent upon approval from state, local, and institutional authorities
Apprentices make a nine-month commitment to GAP, from March to November, which includes spring training, summer programming, and a weekly commitment after school or on weekends throughout the academic year.
Visit bbg.org/gap for applications, photos, 2021 outline and frequently asked questions. A 2020 remote calendar can be found in the application. We look forward to seeing you at the Info Session on December 5! Applications are due January 4, 2021.