Springfield Botanical Gardens
Dates: June 10-13
Time: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM Monday-Thursday
Drop Off/Pick Up Location: 2400 S Scenic Ave, Springfield, MO 65807
The Botanical Center is located in the center of Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Park. It is accessible from the South Creek Greenway Trail.
Meet the Program Director inside the botanical center atrium for instructions. Feel free to wait inside or on the roof plaza for pick up.
The Springfield Botanical Gardens is a collection of plants, gardens and natural areas within the very popular Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Park. YVC volunteers will work within the 112-acre site to provide opportunities and exhibits that connect people with nature.
- YVC projects are open to all youth ages 11-18.
- Youth volunteers will need to bring their own lunch each day.
- Transportation to and from the project will not be provided.
- Projects will include pulling weeds, light shrub pruning, spreading mulch, spreading gravel on trails, picking up limbs, walnuts and plant debris, digging and transplanting plants, watering flowers, and possibly moving garden edge stone. Possibly cleaning the farmstead historic buildings and artifacts.
- Please wear sunscreen, closed toe shoes, and consider bringing a hat and a jacket or button up.
- Gloves will be provided.
Learn More About Springfield Botanical Gardens:
Select 'Add to Cart' only once per project. To complete registration, select your cart at the top of the page. Ensure the number of projects in your cart reflects the number of projects for which you wish to register.
To register more than one youth volunteer, adjust the quantity accordingly. Each volunteer must have an individual waiver on file.
No Refunds Will Be Provided After Purchase