Thank you for applying

Thank you for joining the Roots & Shoots Waitlist for the 2023-2024 school year. We will notify you as soon as a space becomes available in the 2023-2024 Roots & Shoot program. In the meantime, please join us at our monthly G.O.! event. 

Sunflower Roots & Shoots invites everyone to G.O.! (Get Outside!)
Join us the first Wednesday of each month (September – May), 4 – 5 pm
, as we explore local parks and nature preserves.

-Free event. You do not need to be a Roots & Shoots member to attend.
-All ages welcome. Parents are required to attend with children.
-Check the Sunflower Calendar of Events for locations or call 561 501-6615.
-Outdoor event; may be subject to cancellation due to inclement weather.

All About Sunflower Roots & Shoots

Service Project

Each year, members choose a different service project focus. Last year’s service project was a partnership with Delray Beach Children’s Garden. Members worked hard throughout the year, and were proud to have a strong role in the birth and development of the beloved DBCG.

GO! Meetings

One meeting each month is a GO! “Get Outside!” meeting. Started by Children & Nature Network, GO! is a national youth-inspired, youth-led initiative to rally people of all ages to get outside and spend time in nature. Shooting Stars explore local parks and nature preserves or at Sunflower, in our Learning Garden and nature playscape. Last year, members explored Delray Oaks Natural Area, Wakodahatchee Wetlands and Leon M. Weekes Environmental Preserve in Delray.

Parent Responsibilities

Minimum Parent Requirements
Because this is a free club, your volunteer participation is appreciated. For at least one meeting during the year, each family must provide a fruit snack for all the children (or contribute the money for Sunflower to provide the snack). There will be a signup sheet at the meetings, so you can choose your week.

Parent Attendance at GO! Meetings
For all GO! meetings, parents must either attend with your children (not a drop-off event) or assign another parent friend to be responsible for them during that time.

Volunteer Opportunities
If you’re interested in being a parent volunteer for Roots & Shoots, contact

Questions, Comments or Concerns?

Please let us know if you have any questions, comments or concerns about the application process.

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