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Master Gardener Training

 Our application period is closed for 2024. Watch this space for information about our 2025 classes.  Training classes are held each Wednesday mid- August through mid-November 7-8:30 pm on ZOOM with some in-person Saturday field trips included. There are minimum attendance requirements, open-book quizzes and assigned reading and video watching each week. The cost of the 2024 course is $185 which includes a non-refundable background check fee of $12.50. The 2025 cost is TBD.

 After successfully finishing training, Interns are required to give 50 volunteer hours of educational programming in our NNVCE programs and activities. 

 Reach out to us through our  Contact Us page if you’d like someone to call you with more information about becoming a Newport News Extension Master Gardener. 

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