Poetry in the Garden

Date: Saturday, August 11, 2018

Time: 10:00AM - 11:30AM

Instructor: Dena Davis

Location: Garden Grounds


Families are invited to explore the garden through the eyes of the poet! Listen to poems about nature and experience the garden using your senses as we discover plants, flowers, and a variety of creatures. We will finish the day by writing and illustrating our own poems. Recommended for ages 6 and up.


Dena Davis has been a classroom teacher in Maine and California. She holds a B.A. in English from Stanford University and a M.A. in Education from University of California, Berkeley. She is a National Writing Project Fellow and Teacher Consultant. She has led Young Authors Summer Camps in Maine and Nature, Art, and Story Camps in California. She believes strongly in process, imagination, experimentation, and play. She enjoys helping young writers discover, develop, and celebrate each one's unique voice.