Corrales Elementary School Garden
12/13 FISCAL YEAR CHAIR(S):
Judy Jacobs, Chairperson
Corrales Elementary School, 200 Target Road, Corrales, NM
NUMBER OF VOLUNTEERS NEEDED:
8 to 10 Total - Minimum of 6 each week.
TYPICAL MEETING TIME(S) DURATION:
Tuesday mornings from 9:30 to 12:30. Our program runs from September through November in the fall, and January through May in the spring.
BRIEF PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
Volunteers prepare and present garden-related activities to fifth-grade students at Corrales Elementary, working with a ratio of 8 students to 2 adults. We are fortunate to have four raised beds in a protected, south-facing courtyard, as well as classroom space for our activities.
MAIN EDUCATION/TRAINING TASKS:
Students learn gardening skills through a variety of hands-on activities, including seed starting, transplanting, insects, weather, soil, composting, cuttings, botanical drawing, garden design, botany and many more.
BENEFICIARIES OF THE PROJECT:
Corrales Elementary School students are the beneficiaries of this program.
LIST ANY RESTRICTIONS OR SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Volunteers must enjoy working with children.
Contact: Judy Jacobs