Y4A Collaborative Action Leadership Mentorship Program

Youth4Action Workshops

The Y4A CHAMP program will equip high school youth with knowledge, skills, inspiration and support to influence sustainability in their school communities and beyond. Through skill-based learning, community building and participation in regional Youth4Action Leadership Clinics, participants from across Metro Vancouver will:  

  • learn more about regional sustainability topics
  • get to know students and community leaders of all ages who share an interest in sustainability 
  • exchange and explore ideas and strategies for action
  • receive support for collaborative action projects
  • gain volunteer service hours and certificate of participation for completing the program
  • develop leadership skills and be part of a fun and dynamic team addressing sustainability challenges at school and beyond

Who?     Metro Vancouver High School Youth (Grade 8-12)
Where?  This program will be hosted online, after school hours via Zoom
When?   September 2020-December 2020


Participation in the following program components is required!

Y4A CHAMP Sessions (Full participation is required in these 2 hour sessions)  

  • September 29 – Who are we? Why do we care about sustainability in Metro Vancouver?
  • October 13 - Collaborative Action & Project Planning
  • October 27 - Success Sharing – Living and Learning 
  • December 1 and/or December 8 - Project Presentation and Celebration

Y4A Leadership Clinics (Participation in these 2 hour after school events is required)

  • September 23 – Eco-Health Matters – for people, place and planet (Optional)
  • October 21– Learning and Leadership for Sustainability - in Metro Vancouver Schools
  • November 18 – Careers in Sustainability

See Y4A Leadership Clinics

Y4A CHAMPs should anticipate 3 hours per week to work on a Collaborative Action Project.

Apply to be a Youth4Action CHAMP today! Complete the application by September 24th.


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I have read and understand the above outlined time commitment required to participate in the Youth4Action CHAMP program. *
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Last Name *

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School District *

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What do you hope to gain from participating in the Y4A CHAMP program? *
What skills and ideas do you have to offer the youth participating in the Y4A CHAMP program? *
What areas of interest do you have for sustainability action projects? *

Reference (This can be a teacher, a green team member, a community leader who is willing to supports you to participate in this program.). (It should not be a family member.)

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