Registration Open: Junior Master Gardener Summer Camp -June 26-30, 2023

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88JMG 2023 Summer Camp

Registration is now open for the Junior Master Gardener Camp for youth ages 8-14 at the Chatham County Ag & Conference Center in Pittsboro.  Join Extension Master Gardener℠ Volunteers of Chatham County for a fun-filled week aimed at highlighting a common appreciation for our photosynthetic friends!

 Limited spots are available!

  • Who:  Open to youth ages 8-14
  • What:  Enjoy a fun-filled week with enthusiastic Chatham County Master Gardener Volunteers. Come and learn about plants, fruits, veggies, soils, insects and ecology through games and hands-on activities. Think butterfly nets, terrariums and scavenger hunts! The week concludes with a field trip to the NC Botanical Gardens at UNC-CH (transportation provided). Wear comfortable, weather-appropriate clothing and closed toe shoes to be prepared for an awesome week!
  • When & Where:  June 26-30, 2023; 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily. Youth will report to the 4-H/Cooperative Extension office at the Chatham County Agriculture & Conference Center (1192 US Hwy 64W Business, Pittsboro, NC 27312) daily. Youth will need to be picked up at the same location at 4:00 p.m. each afternoon.
  • Cost: $75.00  Youth will need to bring a bagged lunch with them each day.

Questions?? If you need additional info, please reach out to Bobbie McLean (4-H Agent) at or 919-542-8248.

How to Register for the 2023 Junior Master Gardener Camp:

  1. You must be enrolled in 4-HOnline 2.0 to register for this event. If you have not yet enrolled for 2023, please visit our 4-HOnline 2.0 information page on how to successfully do this. (As an added bonus, enrolled members get instant notifications to register for county events  – like summer camps, fun days, etc. – and much more!)  4-H membership is FREE and is now required to participate in county 4-H programs. If you are not interested in joining a 4-H club, that is no problem. Just make sure to select “Chatham Members At Large” as your club selection in 4-HOnline.
  2. After completing 4-HOnline enrollment, 4-H staff will approve your initial enrollment which will allow you to see the available event offerings that you can pick from (i.e., Junior Master Gardener Spring Break Camp).
  3. Log back into your 4-HOnline account and scroll to the bottom to see the event listings. After choosing your event, 4-H staff will be able to approve your registration(s) based on space availability.
  4. There is a $75.00 payment required for this event payable to Cooperative Extension/4H. Remember to (1) bring a bagged lunch, (2) wear comfortable clothes/shoes, and (3) be ready to have a good time :)
  5. We look forward to seeing you at camp!

NC State University and N.C. A&T State University commit themselves to positive action to secure equal opportunity and prohibit discrimination and harassment regardless of age, color, disability, family and marital status, genetic information, national origin, political beliefs, race, religion, sexual identity (including pregnancy), and veteran status. NC State, N.C. A&T, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and local governments cooperating. Persons with disabilities and persons with limited English proficiency may request accommodations to participate by contacting Dr. Ginger Cunningham, County Extension Director, at 919.542.8202,, or in person at the County Extension Office at least 30 days prior to the event.