Upcoming Extension Master Gardener Trainings

MSU Extension Master Gardener Training Courses are typically offered starting in January, March and August in several locations around the state. Course locations with upcoming available enrollment are listed below. If you have questions about courses in other locations, please email us at mg@msu.edu.

Note that all prospective trainees must undergo the MSU Extension Volunteer Selection Process (VSP). This process includes background checks, references and an interview. VSP is included in registration accessed by clicking the link for the specific site you are interested in. The cost for the training course is $325. 

Learn more about becoming an MSU Extension Master Gardener 

August/September 2019


OAKLAND COUNTY - WATERFORD

Training Site: Oakland County Executive Office Building Conference Center
Address: 2100 Pontiac Lake Rd
                Waterford MI 48238
When: Saturdays, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
            August 17 - December 7, 2019
            (including makeup date, no class on August 31 and November 30)
Registration Deadline: Sunday, August 11, 2019
Contact Person: Cathy Morris, morrisc@oakgov.com
Application and Registration Link for Oakland Site: Closed


WAYNE COUNTY - DETROIT

Training Site: Wayne County Community College District, Northwest Campus
                        Larry L Lewis Education Center Auditorium
Address: 8200 Outer Dr
                Detroit MI 48219
When: Saturdays, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
            August 17 - December 7, 2019
            (including makeup date, no class on August 31 and November 30)
Registration Deadline: Sunday, August 11, 2019
Contact Person: Deirdre Hope, hopedeir@msu.edu
Application and Registration Link for Wayne Site: Closed


DELTA COUNTY - ESCANABA

Training Site: Bay de Noc Community College
Address:        2001 N Lincoln Rd
                       Escanaba MI 49829
When: Tuesdays, 4:30pm - 9:30pm
            August 20 - December 3, 2019
            (including makeup date)
Registration Deadline: Saturday, August 17, 2019
Contact Person: Liz Slajus, slajusel@msu.edu
Application and Registration Link for Escanaba Site: https://events.anr.msu.edu/mgvpdelta19f/


WASHTENAW COUNTY - ANN ARBOR

Training Site: Washtenaw Western Services Building
Address: 705 N Zeeb Rd
                Ann Arbor MI 48103
When: Wednesdays, 5:30pm - 9:30pm
            August 21 - November 27, 2019
            (including make up date)
Registration Deadline: Friday, August 9, 2019
Contact Person: Robert Bricault, bricault@msu.edu
Application and Registration Link for Ann Arbor Site: Closed


GENESEE COUNTY - CLIO

POSTPONED TO JANUARY, SEE BELOW FOR MORE DETAILS

Training Site: Mott Community College - Northern Tier Center
Address: 4082 W Vienna Rd
                Clio MI 48420
When: Thursdays, 9:00am - 1:00pm
            August 22 - December 5, 2019
            (including makeup date, no class on November 28)
Registration Deadline: Thursday, August 15, 2019
Contact Person: Barslund Judd, juddbars@msu.edu
Application and Registration Link for Clio Site: POSTPONED


MACOMB COUNTY - CLINTON TOWNSHIP

Training Site: Robert A. VerKuilen Building
Address: 21885 Dunham, Suite 12
                Assembly Rooms A&B
                Clinton Township MI 48036
When:   Mondays, 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
             August 19 - December 2, 2019
             (including makeup date, no class on September 2)
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Contact Person: Karen Burke, burkeka9@msu.edu
Application and Registration Link for Macomb Site: Closed


KENT COUNTY - GRAND RAPIDS

Training Site: MSU Extension Kent County
Address: 775 Ball Ave NE
                Grand Rapids MI 49503
When: Tuesdays, 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
            September 3 - December 10, 2019
            (including makeup date)
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Contact Person: Deb Gulick gulickde@msu.edu
Application and Registration Link for Kent Site: https://events.anr.msu.edu/mgvpkent19fall/


January 2020


GENESEE COUNTY - FLINT

Training Site: GCCARD
Address: 605 N Saginaw St, Suite 1A
                Flint MI 48502
When: Saturdays, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
            January 25 - May 9, 2020
            (including makeup date, no class on April 11)
Registration Deadline: Friday, January 17, 2020
Contact Person: Barslund Judd, juddbars@msu.edu
Application and Registration Link for Genesee Site: https://events.anr.msu.edu/mgvpgenesee20w/


LIVINGSTON COUNTY - HOWELL

Training Site: Livingston County EMS Building
Address: 1911 Tooley Road
                Howell MI 48843
                Howell Auditorium (2nd floor)
When: Tuesdays, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
            January 21 - April 28, 2020
            (including makeup date)
Registration Deadline: TBD
Contact Person: Irene Donne, donneire@msu.edu
Application and Registration Link for Livingston Site: Coming Soon


March 2020

OAKLAND COUNTY - SOUTHFIELD

Training Site: South Oakland Health Center - Southfield Office
Address: 7725 Greenfield Rd, Room 60
                Southfield MI 48076
When: Thursdays, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
            March 5 - June 11, 2020
            (including makeup date)
Registration Deadline: TBD
Contact Person: Cathy Morris, morri735@msu.edu
Application and Registration Link for Oakland County Site: Coming Soon


WAYNE COUNTY - TAYLOR

Training Site: Wayne County Community College District
Address: 21000 Northline Rd
                Taylor MI 48180
When: Tuesdays, 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
            March 3 - June 16, 2020
            (including makeup date, no class on April 14)
Registration Deadline: TBD
Contact Person: Deirdre Hope, hopedeir@msu.edu
Application and Registration Link for Wayne County Site: Coming Soon

Fall 2020

OAKLAND COUNTY - NOVI

Training Site: MSU Tollgate Education Center
Address:  28155 Meadowbrook Rd
                Novi MI 48377
When: Tuesdays, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
            August 18 - December 1, 2020
            (including makeup date, no class November 3, 2020)
Registration Deadline: TBD
Contact Person: Cathy Morris, morri735@msu.edu
Application and Registration Link for Oakland County Site: Coming Soon

 

Recent Training: 

County

Location

Dates

Contact

Ingham Ingham County 4-H Fairgrounds Community Center March 4 - June 10, 2019  
Jackson MSU Extension Jackson County March 7 - June 13, 2019 Cris Culpepper, culpep21@msu.edu
Leelanau Northwest Michigan Horticulture Research Center March 5 - June 11, 2019 Nathaniel Walton, waltonn2@msu.edu
Oakland MSU Tollgate Education Center March 5 - June 11, 2019 Lori Imboden, imbodenL@msu.edu
Wayne Wayne County Community College District January 19 - May 4, 2019 Deirdre Hope hopedeir@msu.edu

 

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