HOW OFTEN DO YOU GET TO TAKE CHARGE AND LEAD REAL CHANGE?
Convert your passion for conservation into action with Cincinnati Nature Center’s FREE 3-month Environmental Ally program!
Registration now closed for Spring 2022 session
Are you 13–17 and care about nature? Want to make a difference for the environment? This group is for you!
Each week, hear from guest speakers and spend time with mentors to work on a project that benefits conservation in your school, community, or the world!
Monday evenings, 7–8 pm, February–April (12 hours total)
In this program, you’ll receive:
• Mentorship from local environmental advocates and organizations
• Resources to help bring your ideas to life
• Funding opportunities
• Potential to fulfill school requirements (ex: community service hours, extra credit, etc.) • A great addition to your resume to land your dream job or nail your college application
• And, did we mention... It’s FREE!
February 7: The 3 W’s (Welcome, What, and Why)
Who are you? What do you care about? Why?
February 14: Find Your Focus
Explore environmental issues in need of an ally.
February 21: Find Your Voice
Learn to leverage your voice and strengths for nature.
February 28: Right Place, Right Community
Find people to help your cause.
March 7: Solid Plan
Get input from stakeholders.
March 14: Army of Allies
True change requires others to modify their behavior, but how do we get them on our team?
March 21: Be SMART
Are your goals Specific, Measurable, Assignable, Realistic, and Time-based?
March 28: Be SMART (Continued)
April 4: Mind on the Money
Create a budget and apply for funds.
April 11: We Got Your Back
Gain buy-in from others.
April 18: Troubleshooting
Work through the kinks and bring your ideas to fruition.
April 25: Tell Your Story
Recount your story to others in a way that inspires.