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Youth Directory

Programs and Services

Programs and Services - Environment


    Arctic Youth Network

    Description::

    The Arctic Youth Network is a grassroots organization that works to connect young Northerners to the opportunities around them, to their communities, and to the policies that affect their daily lives.

    For more information, visit the Artic Youth Network's website.

    Contact: :

    Arctic Youth Network
    c/o Northern Climate ExChange
    Box 2799, 500 College Drive
    Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 5K4 Canada

    e-mail: arcticyouth@gmail.com
    phone: (867)668-8874


    Canadian Youth Climate Coalition

    Description::

    The Canadian Youth Climate Coalition is a united front of youth from across Canada tackling the biggest challenge of our generation, the emerging climate crisis.

    If you are passionate about the well-being of your community, environment, and the future of our planet, apply today to be part of this important project and have a real impact on the future of international co-operation to tackle climate change.

    For more information, visit the Canadian Youth Climate Coalition website.

    Contact: :

    Suite 2
    407 Ogilvie St
    Whitehorse, YT Y1A 2S5
    Email: info@ourclimate.ca


    Conservation Action Team - Environment Yukon

    Description::

    A summer camp for Yukon students in Grades 6-9. Outdoor adventure, learning about the environment, and hands-on conservation work. Participants travel to different parts of the Yukon for 7-10 days.

    For more information on CAT camp, please visit the Conservation Action Team website.

    Contact: :

    Youth Programs Coordinator
    Conservation Officer Services Branch
    Department of Environment
    Phone: (867)667-3041
    Toll-free (in Yukon): 1-800-661-0408, ext. 3041
    Fax: (867)393-6206


    Hunter Education and Ethics Development - Environment Yukon

    Description::

    Learn your hunting skills the right way! Sign up for the free Hunter Education and Ethics Development (HEED) workshop.  This 20-hour workshop is held throughout the year in most Yukon communities, dependent on enrollment.  Topics include firearm safety, wilderness survival, wildlife identifications, hunting regulations, wildlife management and outdoor ethics.

    For more information, visit  the HEED webpage.

    Contact: :

    Hunter Education Coordinator
    Conservation Officer Services Branch
    Department of Environment
    Phone: (867)667-5617
    Toll-free (in Yukon): 1-800-661-0408, ext. 5617
    Fax: (867)393-6206
    Email: coservices@gov.yk.ca


    Recycling Club

    Funder Details:

    When you join the Recycling Club you help your community recycling depot, you help keep your community litter-free and you can earn some great prizes!

    Members must be Yukon residents between the ages of 4 and 16.

    For more information, please visit the Recycling Club webpage.

    Contact:

    Department of Community Services
    Box 2703, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6

    Phone: 1-800-661-0408 extension 5269 or local 867-667-5269
    Fax: 867-393-6258
    Email: monti.patterson@gov.yk.ca


    Sierra Youth Coalition

    Description::

    The Sierra Youth Coalition is an organization run by youth for youth.

    We educate young people about ecological and social sustainability, we challenge unjust and environmentally destructive systems by using a solutions-based approach and we advocate for a new generation of people in Canada who want to inherit a world worth inheriting - one where social justice and the environment are at the centre of society's priorities.

    For more information, visit the Sierra Youth Coalition website.

    Contact: :

    1 Nicholas Street, Suite 406
    Ottawa ON, K1N7B7
    Email: info@syc-cjs.org
    Tel: 1-888-790-7393 or 613-241-1615
    Fax: 613-241-2292


    Y2C2 - Environment Yukon

    Description::

    A summer employment and training program for Yukon students aged 16 and up, with an emphasis on environmental work and learning.

    For more information, visit the Y2C2 website.

    Contact: :

    Youth Programs Coordinator
    Conservation Officer Services Branch
    Department of Environment
    Phone: (867)667-3041
    Toll-free (in Yukon): 1-800-661-0408, ext. 3041
    Fax: (867)393-6206


    Young Leaders' Summit on Northern Climate Change

    Description::

    Are you concerned about climate change and what it means for the future?

    Do you want to make your voice heard and be part of the solution?

    The Young Leaders' Summit on Northern Climate Change is your opportunity!

    For more information, visit The Young Leaders' Summit on Northern Climate Change website


    Youth Programs - Climate Change and Youth (Environment Yukon)

    Description::

    The Youth Engagement Forum on Climate Change is a positive and high profile event that brings Yukon youth together to discuss climate change and what needs to be done to respond effectively to the changes unfolding around us.

    Fo rmore information, visit the Youth Forum webpage.

    Contact: :

    Climate Change Secretariat

    Phone: 867-456-5544
    Toll free (in Yukon): 1-800-661-0408 ext. 5544
    Fax: 867-456-5543
    Email: climatechange@gov.yk.ca


    Yukon Conservation Society

    Description::

    Through a broad program of conservation education and input into public policy, YCS is actively striving to ensure the wise management of Yukon’s natural resources.

    Volunteering at YCS is a great way to meet and spend time with people who share similar values, an interest in nature, and respect for the land.

    For more information, visit the Yukon Conservation Society website.

    Contact: :

    302 Hawkins Street
    Whitehorse, Yukon
    (867)668-5678