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Meet Weikai: A short story of nature play at work

by Grace Heath Weikai’s love for the garden was infectious and when his family learned they were moving this past May, they expressed that one of the hardest parts for Weikai would be leaving the garden. In the fall of 2021, ICG restarted After School

International Mud Day 2022 Recap

2022 has been an exciting year for Ithaca Children’s Garden, and the return of our community events is one of the best parts! And what a turnout there was for International Mud Day! From near and far you joined us to celebrate International Mud Day

Tori’s Garden Story

It was a sunny spring day and the Garden was bursting with color and new life. I was privileged to be joining ICG Afterschool for my work as the ICG Americorps VISTA member, and I was so excited to play with the kids. When I

Bee on a flower

Welcome ICG’s New Executive Director

Ithaca Children’s Garden is excited to announce Candice Meade (she/her) as its new Executive Director! ICG’s staff and Board of Directors look forward to welcoming Candice to the organization and our community. She will begin her new role at Ithaca Children’s Garden on February 14,

ICG Bids a Fond Farewell to Erin Marteal

After just over 10 years leading Ithaca Children’s Garden as Executive Director, this week we bid a fond farewell to Erin Marteal, who announced her impending departure last August. Succeeding her beginning February 14 2022, will be Candice Meade. The Garden has been transformed in

Join Our Team!

Ithaca Children’s Garden is adding to its team. If these roles are not a fit for you, please share them with your networks. Program Administrator & Educator The Program Administrator & Educator is a  full time 34-40 hr/week, year round, permanent position, split between handling

ICG + ICSD: Making Outdoor Learning More Accessible

Ithaca Children’s Garden has always been deeply rooted in the place it was planted. Ithaca City School District, in one way or another, has been a consistent partner to our programs for as long we’ve been doing educational programming!  From field trips to the Garden, to