Hope Grows Take a Break in the Dirt program is expanding to the Pittsburgh Botanic Garden for the winter season.
Adaptive gardening and nature related program for children with disabilities and special needs.
9:30 am—12:00 pm
Save the dates—Register early
Enrollment is for a 6 week program – February 4, 11, 18, 25 and March 4, 11, 2017
Children are matched with a volunteer who guides and supports them, whether they have a physical, intellectual, or developmental disability.
Children and volunteers meet in the Pittsburgh Botanic Garden Bayer Welcome Center on Saturday mornings to participate in weekly activities.
Sign up early-space is limited.
Mandatory Registration and Application Process
Good To Know
* Volunteers are trained in the Take Five Respite*
*Care Worker Model & the Hope Grows Therapeutic Horticulture Model*
* Volunteers are screened and background checks are required*
* A Hope Grows Garden Facilitator is present at all sessions*
* Transportation is the responsibility of the family*