Green Sprouts an initiative of ILIA, a 501c(3) educational and charitable non-profit, is operated by high school youth. Green Sprouts is a platform for youth and adults to develop leadership skills through practical application in a community-service and capacity building application.
Green Sprouts is a 0.25 acre land in Gwyn Oak, Maryland offering gardening, events and leadership development opportunities for children and teens.
Leadership Skills Developed:
Technical Skills Developed:
- Green Technology
- Water Management
- Identifying the different colors in a garden (Age 4-5)
- Planting their own garden (Age 6-8)
- Starting a vegetable garden (Ages 12 +)
- Butterflies and Bees (Ages 12+)
- Coaching teens (Ages 55+)
- Lawn Mowing (Ages 17+)
- Lawn Mowing (Ages 12-16)