Sustainable Maryland Events
Sustainable Maryland and its program partners regularly host trainings and events that support progress toward Sustainable Maryland certification. In general, events posted on the calendar are FREE or of minimal cost.
Upper Shore Youth Environmental Action Summit
Mar 19, 2022
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Chestertown, Maryland300 Washington Avenue, Chestertown, Maryland 21620
Summit highlights will include networking with professionals across environmental fields, access to volunteer and internship opportunities, and engaging sessions and resources to inspire youth to take environmental action into their own hands. Student registration to attend the summit will open this winter at uppershoresummit.weebly.com.
The Upper Shore Summit is seeking middle and high school students to serve as Student Leaders and play a direct role in planning the interactive, inspiring event. A few key roles available for student leaders include identifying summit themes, keynote, and session speakers, and designing press and social media campaigns. Student leaders will meet virtually throughout the winter with ShoreRivers and Washington College CES staff. This experience is an excellent addition to college resumes or job applications.
Student leaders must apply by October 31, 2021, by visiting uppershoresummit.weebly.com/students and clicking apply to become a student leader. Applications are open to middle and high school students in public, private, and home school in Talbot, Queen Anne’s, Caroline, Kent, and Cecil Counties.
The Upper Shore Youth Environmental Action Summit is also seeking event sponsors who want to support local youth in environmental action. Please contact ShoreRivers Director of Education Suzanne Sullivan at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more about sponsorship. Students participating in the summit will be expected to follow COVID protocols and CDC guidelines as directed by Washington College.