CFBG receives Summertime Kids Grant from the Cumberland Community Foundation
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 27, 2023
Contact: Meg Suraci
(910) 486-0221 X 22
CAPE FEAR BOTANICAL GARDEN RECEIVES A SUMMERTIME KIDS GRANT
FROM THE CUMBERLAND COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
Fayetteville, NC – Cape Fear Botanical Garden is pleased to announce the receipt of a Summertime Kids
grant from Cumberland Community Foundation, Inc. The $7,000 grant will support camp activities and
Art inspires, science educates, and the outdoors exhilarates! Cape Fear Botanical Garden is grateful for the
continued support of the Cumberland Community Foundation and its donors. Summer camp is an
experience every child deserves, but not every family can accommodate. This generous support provides
deserving children in our community with an opportunity to get outside and become excited about the
wonders of the natural world.
“Camp at Cape Fear Botanical Garden guides hundreds of children in discovering the joy of learning about nature. Indoor and outdoor activities with S.T.E.A.M. themes include science experiments, art projects, outdoor explorations, and interactive games on topics like Let’s Go Green, Radical Reptiles, and Weird and Wonderful Nature. Summer camp at the Garden inspires children to become good stewards of our Earth.
Camp also provides opportunities for social and emotional growth while helping children improve skills, build friendships, and enjoy a feeling of belonging” says Barbara Goldentyer, Environmental Education Manager.
For more about the cultural and educational programs taking place at Cape Fear Botanical Garden, please
visit capefearbg.org or call 9120.486.0221.
About Cumberland Community Foundation: Cumberland Community Foundation is a charitable organization that helps thousands of donors make life better in our community. Since 1980, they have awarded over $59 million in grants for programs that support the arts and cultural infrastructure, prepare children for success in school, develop community opportunities, improve the environment, help people meet their basic human needs, and enhance community prosperity.
About Cape Fear Botanical Garden: The mission of Cape Fear Botanical Garden is to transform people’s
relationship with plants and the natural world. We aim to be the region’s premier destination for all people to connect with nature and expand their horizons through educational and cultural programs.