Youth for Climate Action gives high school students an opportunity to develop skills and knowledge to address climate change in Rockland County. After a series of interactive sessions, trips, and connections with local organizations, members work together to create and implement service projects to address climate concerns and promote positive change.
High School Students (Grades 9-12)
Various sites in Rockland County and surrounding areas.
Typically Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings, December - June
February 2021: Youth Explore Global & Local Impacts of Climate Change
March 2021: Youth for Climate Action Members Explore Solar Energy, Community Science, and Plastics
April 2021: Youth for Climate Action Prepare for Change
May 2021: Youth for Climate Action Monitor Eels with the Hudson River Eel Project; YCA Participants Help Keep Rockland Beautiful
June 2021: Youth for Climate Action Coordinates Cleanups and Invasive Plant Removal
July 2021: YCA Youth Identify Invasive Species in Kakiat Park; YCA Members Share Experiences at Community Celebration; YCA Members Plant Trees to Address Climate Change… and Seek Information about Theft
Last updated August 4, 2021