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The Deadline for all BHGC Youth Contests is
Friday, January 7, 2022.

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Horticulture and Environmental Studies

St. Croix District of the Garden Club Federation of Maine 
NELL GOFF MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP, $1,000.
Application deadline March 1.

Bar Harbor Garden Club Scholarship
INGE C.B. WEBER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP,  $500.
Application deadline May 1.

Bar Harbor Garden Club Scholarship
THE PETER H. DOLLIVER LEGACY SCHOLARSHIP, $500.
Application deadline May 1.

The Bar Harbor Garden Club and the St. Croix District of the Garden Club Federation of Maine are proud to offer these educational scholarships in support of various horticulture and environmental related studies.

Please don’t hesitate to contact the scholarship chairperson (scholarship@barharborgardenclub.org ) if you have any questions.

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JANUARY  PROGRAM: Viles Arboretum

Thursday, January 13, 2002 at  1:00 PM
Ryan Martin, Executive Director of Viles Arboretum
A Virtual Presentation

Photograph courtesy of Ryan Martin.

The Bar Harbor Garden Club is pleased to present “Land Stewardship, Environmental Education and Community Engagement – An Arboretum at Work” with Ryan Martin, Executive Director of Viles Arboretum on Thursday, January 13, 2021, by Zoom.   Ryan will speak about the history, mission, research, botanical collections, programming and how to get involved with the excellent work of Viles Arboretum in Augusta, Maine.

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Conservation and Education: BHGC ‘s Sundial Lupine Project

The Sundial Lupine Project is an undertaking by the BHGC to re-establish the native sundial lupine (Lupinus perennis) in Maine. This native plant is no longer found wild in the state, although it has been re-introduced in a few small areas in southern Maine.  Learn more…

Blue Star Memorial Program

The Club holds Memorial Day and Veterans Day ceremonies, and maintains the memorial marker.


You can learn more about the Blue Star Memorial Program at the Garden Club Federation of Maine website.

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Scholarship Winners

Horticulture and Environmental related studies


Winners of our scholarships will also be considered for eligibility for other Garden Club Federation of Maine, Inc. and the National Garden Clubs, Inc. scholarships.

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Click on a photograph below to read about a Bar Harbor Garden Club project.