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2 Great Once in a Lifetime Opportunities for Young Conservationists Happening this Summer!

This summer could be your best ever  if you’re between the ages of 14-18 and have what it takes to be an environmental ambassador in your community.

JumpingCPAWS BC, in partnership with Nature Alliance, BC Parks, Parks Canada and Mountain Equipment Co-op, are proud to offer their Get Outside BC project happening this summer for BC youth ages 14-18. This project is looking for young community leaders who are passionate about the outdoors and are ready for an all-expense paid opportunity of a lifetime where they will join other likeminded youth at the Get Outside BC Youth Leadership Summit in Squamish. Here they’ll build leadership skills, go hiking, network, meet inspiring mentors, learn about cool green jobs  and create an action plan to deliver their own outdoor event. To learn more about this exciting opportunity please visit Applications are due May 18th.

If your passion is the Arctic, Students on Ice is offering fully-funded scholarships to Canadian youth ages 14-18 to participate in the upcoming Arctic Expedition! Students will be invited to expand their knowledge about the circumpolar world and gain a global perspective on the Arctic and its future challenges as they travel to Iceland, Greenland, Northern Labrador and Nunavik! After completing the program participants are asked to commit to being ambassadors in their community to share their experiences.  There are several different scholarships being offered, including five just for girls who have “overcome a personal challenge in their life”. To learn more about this amazing opportunity please visit . Applications are due May 4th, 2011.