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Garden of Youth Job Skills Program

Garden of Youth has been postponed due to COVID-19.  While we are disappointed, the safety of our students, families and community is our highest priority.  Interns who were scheduled for this summer will be given the opportunity to participate summer of 2021.  

Golden River Walk 2017
Garden of Youth interns spent the day cleaning up the river walk in Golden, CO.

Mission:

The Denver Public Schools Garden of Youth (GoY) program provides paid work experience and extended job skills training to students with IEP’s to prepare them for future employment through growing and selling organic produce.

Vision:

Students with special needs receive the opportunity to grow their employment, independence and life skills through extended job skills training in a small group setting.

Important Dates and Schedule:

Work begins June 1st at 8 am.

We work Monday, Wednesday and Fridays from June 1st, 2020 through Friday, August 7th.  

Contact Garden of Youth

Chris Woodburn, Garden of Youth Director

Chris Woodburn
Program Specialist – Garden of Youth
Christopher_Woodburn@dpsk12.org

(720)456-9083

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