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 five and six classes on ecological footprints and sustainability.

Participating Schools (Prince Edward Island)

Colonel Gray High, Charlottetown Rural High

Elementary Schools: Sherwood, West Royalty, West Kent, St. Jeans, Spring Park, West Kent

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.

In 2013, we tried to Raise Funds to Support Sierra Buddies though the Aviva Community Fund- we may try again...!

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Prince Edward Island launch of Sierra Buddies in 2012

with support from TELUS Atlantic Canada Community Board

 

 

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 »

   

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