Seeking youth passionate about climate action

Green Space: Newcomer Youth Climate Forum

Image courtesy of Conservation Halton

Are you between the ages of 15 and 29 and would like to learn more about climate change and ways to reduce your community’s carbon footprint? Launched in partnership with RBC through a Tech for Nature grant, Conservation Halton is excited to offer learning and volunteer opportunities to program participants.

Tell me more about Green Space

The program runs between September 2021 and June 2022 with two monthly interactive workshops:

  • Gain background knowledge about the current climate crisis and its local and global impact
  • Learn how to use technology to collect and interpret environmental data
  • Participate in nature-based climate solutions such as tree planting and invasive species removal
  • Learn about Ontario’s plants and animals through outdoor learning opportunities
  • Explore career paths to climate science

Applications are currently open and will close on Sept. 12, 2021.

Questions?

Please contact the program administrator celliott@hrca.on.ca

Generation Green Youth Stakeholder

Are you a Halton student in Grade 7 to 12 and passionate about climate action? Do you have great climate solution ideas you want to implement? If this sounds like you, consider applying to be a Generation Green Youth Stakeholder.

What is Generation Green?

Generation Green is a year-long program envisioned, designed and executed for youth by Halton Climate Collective’s youth stakeholders. The goal is to engage Halton students in climate action leadership and support their commitment to reduce their own greenhouse gas emissions to drive change and action in their community.

The Generation Green program typically consists of a conference (virtual or in-person field trip), a project, weekly webinars to support students in their projects, engaging events and webinars, and a wrap-up event with prizes.

To learn more about the work carried out through Generation Green since 2019/2020 visit climatecollective.ca

What is the deadline to apply to be a youth stakeholder?

Applications are currently open and will close on Sept. 19, 2021.

Questions?

Please contact katrine@haltonenvironment.ca

BurlingtonGreen Youth Network

Are you between the ages of 14 and 24 and passionate about the environment? Do you want to learn how YOU can make a difference?

Join the BurlingtonGreen Youth Network to learn about eco-issues and campaigns, plan educational and empowering activities for the community, discuss the latest eco-news and connect with like-minded people.

How can I get involved?

Meetings take place every other Monday at 4:30 p.m. on Zoom. Message the team on FacebookInstagram or contact them for the Zoom link.

Camp Eco.Logic

Are you a student in Grade 6 to 12 who cares about the planet and interested in meeting other students from all over North America?

If you answered yes, then Camp Eco.Logic’s six-week online environmental education program could be for you. Topics include climate science, environmental justice, art in the environmental movement – turning waste to treasure, sustainable food systems and green jobs, representation in the outdoors, and civic engagement and climate communications.

The international camp takes place on Wednesday evenings from Sept. 29 to Nov. 3 between 7 and 8:30 p.m. on Zoom. Participation costs $145 or $120 if you apply by Sept. 1, 2021. Some partial and full need-based scholarships are available. And, if you use the promo code SUSTAINABILITY, you will save 15%.

For more information, check out the Camp Eco.Logic website and application or email at info@ecologicprograms.com.

Youth Challenge International’s Youth Climate Leadership Program

Are you a youth aged 19-25 and living in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton area? Would you like to get leadership experience and enhance your career while engaging your community and driving climate change action?

Interested?

Visit the website to learn more about this program and to fill in your application. If you have any questions, contact innovatemyfuture@yci.org.

Take Action Burlington! Collectively we can work together to implement climate solutions and make a difference.


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