What's on Offer for Youth with Sierra Club BC?
September is just around the corner, and Sierra Club BC is offering another year of amazing outdoor and environmental education programs for youth in the Capital Regional District!
Check them out:
MEC Outdoor Nation (Youth ages 18-27)
Have an idea for a project that gets people outside? Interested in inspiring a deep connection to nature and building community?
Join Sierra Club BC’s delegation to the MEC Outdoor Nation- Vancouver Summit, September 20- 21, 2014.
Pitch an idea for an awesome project that addresses barriers to getting people outside and get funding from MEC to make it happen!
Camp at the beautiful Cheakamus Centre with 150 other youth, attend workshops, play outside and build inspiring relationships.
Register with Sierra Club BC by August 22nd - limited spots available! All expenses are covered, participants are only responsible for ferry fare (although travel bursaries are available based on need).
YELP -Youth Environmental Leadership Program (Youth ages 14-18)
Are you passionate about environmental issues and social justice? Do you want to be a part of making change in your community and the world?
Join YELP in Victoria, which starts up again in September- free leadership-training workshops and activities focused on environmental and social justice.
Learn outdoor skills, participate in restoration projects, learn how to facilitate workshops, try out digital storytelling, develop your leadership skills and earn volunteer credit!
Share ideas (and food!) with like-minded youth. Meet inspiring community leaders. Hike. Camp. Inspire. Connect.
YIP- Youth in Parks (Youth ages 13-18)
Are you interested in getting outside and into nature? Want to learn about the parks near you?
Join a group of youth from all over Southern Vancouver Island who are interested in inspiring other youth to be outdoors and in parks.
Go on hikes, organize events, meet new people, have fun!
Youth in Parks is a partnership between Sierra Club BC, BC Parks, CRD Parks and Boys and Girls Club Services of Greater Victoria.
For more information on any and all of these projects, please contact Elodie Button (Youth Engagement Coordinator) at firstname.lastname@example.org and 250-386-5255 x241