The Garden Club of Mansfield Youth Events




The National Garden Club holds a couple of youth contests every year which promote thinking and caring about nature and environment for young children. Local Garden Clubs promote these contests in the communities. Below you’ll find a summary of the currently offered contests and prizes.

Smokey Bear & Woodsy Owl Poster Contest

Our most known contest! The U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service and the National Garden Clubs, Inc. are giving students the opportunity to demonstrate through original drawings of Smokey Bear or Woodsy Owl their understanding of wildfire prevention and basic environmental conservation principles.



Poetry Contest

Goal of this contest is to excite and encourage our Youth to express and explore their creative thoughts through different types of poetry. NGC’s Poetry Contest enables our Youth to embrace their creativity through the art of writing.


High School Essay Contest

Goal of this contest is to excite and encourage our Youth to express and explore their creative thoughts through writing.



You can also find extra information about the contests at the National Garden Clubs web-site (http://www.gardenclub.org/youth/youth-contests.aspx)

Questions? Please e-mail Yuliya Khodos at y.khodos@gmail.com

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