Gardener’s toolbox

Gardener’s toolbox

10-step guide with tips for planting a beautiful camp garden to enchant campers.

Target: Managers
Time frame: Any
Members: Everyone
Type of tool: Planification
Ages: 5-6 years, 7-8 years, 9-12 years, 13 and Over
Group size: Whole camp
Value: 40$   Free
Healthy eating


Have you always wanted to plant a garden at camp, but don’t know where to start?

The following toolbox will help you establish a garden.


Gardening skills


Set a garden adapted to your camp.

Required material(s)

  • Bags of soil (one per camper)
  • One fork
  • One pair of scissors
  • Compost
  • Seeds of your choice
  • Shovels and garden hoses (optional)


Special thanks to Ferme Marichel’s camp and eCap-St-Ignace city for proofreading the content of this document.

Special thanks to Montreal’s botanical garden, Food for all NB, “Jardins écoumène” for proofreading the content of this document.