Sierra Buddies is a joint high school-elementary eco-mentorship program. Working together, high school students learn leadership, teamwork and public speaking skills while preparing to deliver two fun, interactive presentations to grade six classes on ecological footprints and sustainability.
Please vist our Sierra Buddies website: www.sierrabuddies.com to get involved!
Sierra Buddies is grateful for the support of:
Please read our media release, June 19, 2012 .
Participating Schools (Nova Scotia)
Dartmouth High School
Prince Andrew High School
Sacred Heart School of Halifax
Northeast Kings Education Centre
Horton High School
Digby Regional High School
Michael Wallace Elementary School
Digby Elementary School
Participating Schools (Prince Edward Island)
Colonel Gray High
Charlottetown Rural High
West Kent Elementary
St. Jeans Elementary
Spring Park Elementary
West Kent Elementary
To learn more about how your school can participate in the Sierra Buddies program on PEI, contact PEI Sierra Buddies Coordinator Tony Reddin tonysierraclub-at-gmail.com. For NS, NB or N&L contact Gretchen Fitzgerald gretchenf-at-sierraclub.ca.
Sierra Buddies website: www.sierrabuddies.com
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 19, 2012
Charlottetown, P.E.I– Sierra Club Canada Atlantic Chapter has received support from the TELUS Community Board that will enable them to continue their youth mentorship program, Sierra Buddies, in PEI this fall.
The Sierra Buddies program guides youth to help make their schools and communities greener, while at the same time preparing them to be future leaders. Students at the Grade 10 level who have been trained and educated about environmental issues and concepts are paired up with Grade 6 students to share and spread their knowledge. ... Read more »
The Sierra Club Canada Atlantic Canada Chapter was established in 2000, and since 2003 our environmental education programs have been our strongest component. Looking forward we want help with funding, expanding, developing, and evaluating our programing.
We've had funding to develop an advisory committee that would help our environmental education staff to continue to deliver the highest level of relevant environmental education programs. Now all we need is you!
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