Camden Garden Club

Serving Camden, Maine and the Surrounding Area

The Camden Garden Club is the oldest garden club in Maine and welcomes members of all backgrounds, whether or not they live in Camden.


To develop and preserve Camden’s environment by beautifying the community, enhancing public spaces, offering educational programs, and
practicing resource conservation.

Conservation Pledge and Native Plants

We have a longstanding Conservation Pledge that we renew annually. We pledge to protect and conserve the natural resources of the planet earth and promise to promote education so we may become caretakers of our air, water, forest and wildlife. The Camden Garden Club is also a strong supporter of native plants.


The Camden Garden Club is a the oldest garden club in Maine. The Club was founded in 1915 by a group of like-minded women with the mission to develop and preserve the beauty in and around Camden, Maine. Over a century later, our efforts have expanded to include promoting civic improvements, education and the conservation of our natural resources. The Camden Garden Club is a founding member of the Garden Club Federation of Maine and a longtime member of National Garden Clubs, Inc.. Learn more about our history. On November 29, 2022, Camden Garden Club became a registered independent 501(c)3 nonprofit. Its tax identification number is 01-0383583. Prior, it was fiscally sponsored by the Garden Club Federation of Maine, also a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit. Independent nonprofit status allows the Camden Garden Club to better fulfill its mission.

Annual Tour

Every July we host the Annual Garden Tour. The event attract hundreds of attendees, many of which plan their vacations around the event, which is our annual fundraiser. The Tour provides most of the funding the Club uses to fund its programs.