Our Youth Council is a diverse provincial network that is dedicated to inspiring, connecting and educating our communities.
As a Youth Council member, you will work alongside Ontario Nature staff, become part of a vibrant peer network, and contribute to lasting, positive change through conservation action.
Are you a high school student who wants to be part of a growing network of young environmental leaders in Ontario? Are you passionate about nature? If so, please consider joining our Youth Council!
We are looking for high-school students in Ontario who are passionate about nature, fun-loving and environmentally aware. It’s a great opportunity to protect nature and develop strong leadership skills.
Applications are now open for the 2018–2019 school year! To join the Youth Council, please click the button below and complete the application no later than Sunday, October 28.
- Takes action on conservation issues, including pollinators and climate change
- Plans and hosts events including Our Special Spaces and the Youth Summit for Biodiversity
- Delivers presentations and workshops to youth and the public
- Raises awareness of issues that matter to young people
Youth Council members have been honoured for their achievements individually and collectively by:
- Canada 150 Youth Award for Environmental Stewardship
- Canada 150 Award for Outstanding Youth
- Earth Day Canada’s Youth Hometown Heroes Award
- Starfish Canada’s Top 25 Environmentalists Under 25
- Canadian Museum of Nature’s Nature Inspiration Awards
- Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Awards
For more information, please contact Christine Ambre, conservation and education coordinator, at 416-444-8419 ext. 244 by phone or email..
Students at these schools raised funds to support Ontario Nature’s work:
|Nepean High School||St. Clements School||Lisgar Collegiate Institute|