Level 1 Training Registration 2019

Welcome!  We are so pleased you are interested in the Master Gardener Volunteer Level 1 Training Program….
Important Registration Information for you!

  • Training sessions will be held at the Crawford County Administration Building, 225 N. Beaumont Road, Prairie du Chien, WI 53821
  • Tuesday evenings    6-9 p.m.
  • The first training is the Mandatory Orientation session, which will be held February 12th and will be followed by seven consecutive Tuesday night training sessions  – February 19 through April 2. 
    • Trainee expectations – trainees are to meet the 36 hours of in-depth training required. Please – go to the Steps to Becoming a Master Gardener site to better understand the requirements.
  • Cost: $90 – includes training manual, additional materials, handouts, etc. Classes are limited to the first 20 people who apply.
    • BE SURE to submit your payment WITH your registration forms.
      • If additional time is needed, contact our office and ask for Karen.  608-326-0223
      • IF you are e-mailing or faxing your application materials, be sure we have your payment by noon, January 18. 
    • REFUNDS: Because we will be ordering training manuals after 12 noon, January 18th, to be eligible for a refund the following applies:
      • 100% refund if we receive your cancellation notice before 12 noon, January 18.
      • 50% refund if we receive your cancellation notice after 12 noon, January 18.
      • 0% refund after February 1.
  • Registration deadline, 12:00 PM, January 18.
    • Questions? Feel free to e-mail Karen Snitker or call her at 608-326-0223 or stop by the office.

You are welcome to mail, deliver in person or e-mail the application/registration documents to the office.
If you prefer to e-mail the documents, please e-mail them to Karen Snitker, Program Assistant or you may fax them to her at 608-326-0226 ♦♦ 
♦♦By mail or in person – 225 N. Beaumont Road, Suite 240, Prairie du Chien, WI 53821♦♦

Application Form – PDF  (Electronically fillable – to enter information – use Tab key or click on line )
Volunteer Behavior Expectations – PDF  (Electronically fillable)

Criminal Background Check – Required – (This will be completed once we receive the forms listed above) Because your prospective volunteer position is identified as a position of trust with access to vulnerable populations, as part of the University of WI application process , a Criminal Background Check is necessary.  For complete details on why this is required and the full CBC procedure, please click HERE

For more information, feel free to e-mail Karen or call her at the Extension Office – 608.326.0223.

If you’d like more information about the program, these two links may be just what you are looking for……….
Crawford County Master Gardener Association, Purpose, Mission, Projects, etc.
Master Gardener Training – What it’s about, What we do and more…