Youth Network

Youth Network

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

Whether you are a member of an eco-club, have a general interest in the environment, or want to know where to start, we want to hear from YOU!

Join us!

Who: Anyone between the ages of 14 to 24

What: Join us every other week to connect with other like-minded young people as we learn about local and global eco-issues and news, opportunities to help the planet and more. 

Youth Connect 4 Climate provides both online and in-person activities such as:

  • Special Guest Speakers 
  • Eco-film Screenings + post-film discussions
  • Hikes and Opportunities to Connect with Nature
  • Learning about Climate Change terms such as adaptation, mitigation, resiliency
  • Hands-on Habitat Restoration and Clean Up events
  • Invasive Plant Removals
  • Event Greening at Popular Burlington events
  • Special Events and Webinars
  • Volunteering for our Social Media Subcommittee

And more!

Where: Hybrid – some in person and some via  Zoom

When: Meetings –  4:30pm-6:30pm

Contact us if you have questions!

 

Upcoming meetings & events:

Online BGYN Drop-in Zoom Meeting

Our next online BGYN meeting will take place on Mon, Jan 16th at 4:30 pm on Zoom.. Our meetings usually go until 6:30pm, but may wrap up slightly earlier. Learn more about local eco-events and volunteer opportunities, connect with other young people interested in the environment and more!

Meeting time is eligible for volunteer hours as well and anyone ages 14-24 is welcome so tell your friends!

Upcoming Meetings: Feb 13, March 13
 

 

What members are saying about the BGYN:

More youth voices:

“My favourite things about the Network are collaborating with other youth and all the volunteer opportunities.”

“It’s the best way to meet with environmental club members from schools in Burlington to share ideas.”

“Being a part of the BGYN has been one of the best experiences of my life! I have learned so much, from both the youth and the facilitators of the group, about how to lead a sustainable lifestyle and make environmentally conscious decisions.”

“My experience as a BGYN member has been the absolute most motivating, empowering, educational and impactful volunteer opportunity I’ve ever had to date.”

 

 

BurlingtonGreen graciously thanks the following for their support of this program:

 

 

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