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    Register on site in Columbia, South Carolina July 13-16 for the 2016 National Children & Youth Garden Symposium (NCYGS). We look forward to seeing you at NCYGS 2016 in July!

    NCYGS 2016 Registration Rates

    Find the registration option for you

    Please note that this year you do not need to register for the various sessions you plan to attend.  Register for the Symposium now, and select sessions while you are at the Symposium.

    AHS Members

    If you are an AHS member you will enjoy a discount on your NCYGS 2016 registration. Please remember that in order to receive this discount online, you must set up an account on our website. Not a member? Join today!



    If you are a current, full-time student at an academic institution you can receive a discounted registration rate. In order to qualify, you must provide AHS with proof of current, full-time enrollment. You can submit this information via email to education@ahs.org or via fax to (703) 768-8700.


    Registration Fees



    Early Registration
    (by May 25)

    Regular Registration
    (after May 25)
    AHS Member $310 $355
    Non-member $355 $400
    Student (must provide proof of enrollment) $290 $335
    One Day Registration $140 $160
    Pre-Symposium (morning tour of Columbia school gardens) $50 $50
    Pre-Symposium (full-day trip to The Pearl Fryar Topiary Garden and Moore Farms Botanical Garden) $75 $75
    Post-Symposium (excursion to the Clemson Sandhill Research & Education Center with visit to the Carolina Children's Garden and Lake House reception) $75 $75



    Online registration closed on Wednesday June 22, 2016. There will be on-site registration available for NCYGS 2016 at the symposium headquarters, the Columbia Marriott, in Columbia, South Carolina.



    If you are scheduled to be a presenter at NCYGS 2016 you are eligible for a discounted registration rate. The online link to register at your discounted rate has been e-mailed to you by AHS. If you did not receive this e-mail, please send a message to education@ahs.org requesting that it be resent to you. Please note: We are no longer accepting proposals for sessions at NCYGS 2016.



    Cancellations and refunds: A full registration refund, less a $50 processing fee, will be made if requested in writing through June 10, 2016.  No refund requests will be accepted after that date.