Y Camp Raised Bed Gardens
School or Community Site
State YMCA Camp of Maine
305 Winthrop Center Rd.
Winthrop, Maine 04364
Vegetable and herb Garden
When was your garden project started?
What type of facility hosts your garden?
A residential summer camp
What programs does your garden project include?
summer camp, camp kitchen
Does your garden have a paid coordinator?
Who volunteers in your garden?
Campers, staff, and alumni
How is your garden project funded?
Donations and a grant from Maine Agriculture in the Classroom
What community connections do you have?
Local nurseries, alumni
Who tends the garden when school’s out?
Camp director and camp friends put the gardens to bed in the fall and get them started in the spring
What is your most significant need?