A junior master gardener program will be offered by the Quad-City Botanical Center, Rock Island, for students in fifth grade to middle school.

An information meeting about the new junior master gardener club will be 5-6 p.m. Thursday, April 11, for students who are interested in the environment, plants, gardening and science. Fun, interactive projects will be planned, with snacks and beverages provided.

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The center’s spring break escape camp will be 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 21 and March 28 for fifth-grade to middle school students. Cost is $20 for students to explore the climate, resources and everyday life in the rainforest. Space is limited to 25 for each session. Please register by March 14 at 309-794-0991, Ext. 25, or email edu@qcgardens.com.