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Host An Event  //  Book Your Reservation!

2013-03-30 12.42.04 Need to host a team retreat, service day, or fundraiser for your organization?  Why not host your event through one of our NEXT Steps programs?  Your event will help strengthen our JEM Teams management skills, allow your group to engage in exciting outdoor activities, and allow you an opportunity to relax and enjoy fellowshipping with your team.


The NEXT Steps Youth Entrepreneur Program
“Embracing Empowerment”

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Tell Us More About Your Group

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Break Away Civic Vow Renewal & Pledge Ceremony @ Atwood  (January 2013)

Please use the contact form below to tell us more about your group.  One of our event specialists will contact you to arrange a tour, develop your itinerary, confirm your price and schedule your event date. Use the comments section to provide us with specific details.

  • Weddings & Ceremonies
  • Corporate/Team Building Meeting
  • Birthday Party (Upcoming Themes: camping, garden fairy, mad scientist, tea party, farmer)
  • Community Service
  • Service Learning
  • Block Party/Community Meeting
  • Health & Wellness Product Demonstration
  • Training Workshop (Careers, Skill Development, Educational)

Rental Fees & Pricing

Event activity coordinators must block events in two or four hour block of time.  Time blocks must include at least 30 minutes for setup and at least 30 minutes for clean-up.  Event coordinators can use any event activity area at Atwood Community Gardens as long as they reserve the area in advance. To keep the prices as low as possible, we are offering the following specials:

Event Activity Area Maximum Seating
Hourly Rental Rate Amenities Included
Atwood Cafe 150 $100/hr Use of porch, picnic tables, cafe seating area, option for private entrance
Community Training Garden 25 $25/hr Community Garden, garden classroom/meeting area, storage shed, seating, optional blackboard & use of Gazebo, tool rental available
Family Picnic Area 100 $25-100/hr Individual tables seat 8 guests.  Minimum table requirement/event – 2; Minimum rental requirement/event – 2 hrs; Additional guests/event – $5/per person
S.T.E.M. Amphitheater 75 $75/hr Stage and seating area, 1 6ft table
Multi-Purpose Area & Gazebo 150 $150/hr Gazebo, open area, rear staging area
Outdoor Classroom & S.T.E.M. Lab 25 $50/hr Portable teaching pods, Dirt Box, and Germination Station; tool rental available

Hire A S.T.E.M. Specialists (Instead of a clown)

S.T.E.M. Specialists are available to make your event an interactive garden adventure.  For an additional $25, each S.T.E.M. Specialist will provide your guests with: a visit inside the chicken coop & goat pen, a lesson in planting and harvesting, an arts and crafts activity (mapping, surveying, and observation).

A 50% deposit is required at the time of booking for all events.  All deposits and payments are made to the NEXT Steps Youth Entrepreneur Program through the PayPal Donation option. After your reservation has been confirmed, please make your non-refundable deposit payment below.


Book Your Event Today!

Please use the form located on the right side of the screen to reserve your next event at Atwood Community Gardens & Urban Farm.


The NEXT Steps Youth Entrepreneur Program
“Embracing Empowerment”

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