Youth Garden Club

About this committee:

This committee offers services and knowledge to a youth group within the community.

Its goal is to promote interest in ecology, horticulture, and design while stimulating a lifetime involvement with nature.  Currently, members are teaming with Daisy/Brownie Troop #6142.

Youth Sculpture Contest Winners! 

2nd Place Winner Lillianna Serfass, 1st Place Winner Casey Farkas, PGC Awards Chair and Past President Brenda Aubert, PGC Youth Garden Club Chair Debbie Barhight

"Keep Our Planet Green"

Winners were given awards at the June 12, 2023 PGC meeting. This contest encourages students to keep our planet green and to get involved with saving the environment. Students in grades 4 through 8 were eligible to create a sculpture of recyclable, reused, and reduced materials. Winners are Casey Farkas, Grade 6 - 2nd Place and Lillianna Serfass, Grade 8 - 1st Place.

"Watching our Youth Bloom" Award

Parkland Garden Club President Claire Kukielka, second from left, is holding the award that the club won for activities with youth. The Parkland Garden Club received the award at the September 14, 2022 meeting of District II/III.  Jane Kruse, director of District II/III is far left in the picture . Sheila Croushore, President of Garden Club Federation of Pennsylvania, is on the far right.

Winter 2022 Girl Scout Troop #6142 Activities

The Parkland Garden Youth Club's goal is to promote an interest and love of nature in our youth. Debbie Barhight is Chair of the Youth club which currently has teamed up with Girl Scout Troop #6142. The club was busy this past winter with nature related projects: 1.The girls pressed flowers and leaves and let them dry for several weeks. Afterwards they created decoupaged glass jar luminaries. 2.The girls made pine cone bird feeders. 3. They made floral greetings and thank-you cards that were sent to residents and staff of Phoebe Home. 4. They also participated in the yearly backyard bird count held by the Lehigh Gap Nature Center over Presidents Day weekend.