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      Youth Environmental Summit 2019 in Barre

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      November 1, 2019

      Friday   8:30 AM

      20 Auditorium Hill
      Barre, Vermont 05641

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      Youth Environmental Summit 2019

      Speak Out. Act Up. Be the Change. The Youth Environmental Summit (YES) is an annual conference for middle and high school students (grades 6-12). YES is an opportunity to learn about environmental issues and get involved in local communities.  The mission of YES is to inspire, encourage, and prepare youth for a life of environmental responsibility, service and leadership by increasing awareness and knowledge of environmental issues and fostering leadership skills. At YES participants engage in hands-on workshops, action-inspiring discussions, networking with environmental professionals and like-minded peers, and much, much more! Schedule 8:30        Arrive, Check In 9:00        Welcome 9:15        Workshop 1 10:05      Workshop 2 10:55      Workshop 3 11:45      Lunch (bring your own Zero Waste Lunch),               Exhibit Scavenger Hunt 1:00       Workshop 4 1:50       Closing Remarks & Raffle 2:00       Go Home & Begin Your Action Steps! YES workshops encourage participants to develop a service-learning project that focuses on an environmental issue to improve their local community.  And, projects can be shared at next year's summit! For more information about the workshops and speakers, please go to and click on "Youth Environmental Summit." If you require a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact the 4-H Office at 866-260-5603 x 402 no later than October 7, 2019. YES will be held at the Barre Civic Center in Barre, Vermont. Due to a few generous sponsors will we be able to offer FREE registrations to all students and their adult chaperones this year. However, we ask school groups to limit registration to 20 students; their must be a 1:10 student-adult chaperone ratio. Questions? Please contact or call 866-260-5603 x 402      

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