Inside Education is thrilled to reveal the 20 high schools from across Alberta who have been selected to attend our 13th annual in-person Youth Environmental Leadership Summit, Regenerate!
Regenerate 2024 will provide high schools from Alberta with a deep-dive into Alberta’s forest and wildlife science, technology, innovations and careers, helping inspire the next generation of forest and environmental stewards.
Where: Canmore, Alberta
When: March 7 - 10, 2024
Who: Alberta high school students, 14 years and older, along with their teachers. Schools can apply with a team of two teachers and four students.
Cost: Successful teams will be provided full scholarships to attend including all meals and accommodations. Schools may also apply for travel and supply teacher subsidies as required.
*Application deadline December 31, 2023
Regenerate is a one-of-a-kind opportunity designed just for Alberta and northeast B.C. schools.
This incredible summit will feature keynote speakers, interactive workshops, field tours and unique opportunities to learn with and from Alberta’s leaders in forestry and wildlife, not to mention connecting with student and teacher peers from across Alberta.
Themes to be addressed during this exceptional opportunity include:
• Sustainable forest management
• Forestry innovations and climate change
• Wildlife and habitat research
• Green energy production
• Careers in forests and sustainability
• Current and emerging issues
• School and community-based personal action
Inside Education is currently working with an advisory committee of experts from academia, government, industry and NGOs to build the summit program. Please check back for more details on the program outline, speakers and more here. If you are interested in joining us as an expert guest at Regenerate please contact us.
Colin Angus is a leading adventurer, filmmaker and bestselling author of Amazon Extreme, Lost in Mongolia, Beyond the Horizon and Rowed Trip.
He was awarded National Geographic’s Adventurer of the Year award for being the first to circle the world exclusively by human power, was listed by Outside Magazine as one of the world’s Top 25 Bold Visionaries and is a Canadian Geographic Fellow.
Colin is also an award-winning filmmaker whose films have aired around the world on National Geographic television and in film festivals. Some of his awards include Best Adventure Film at Taos Mountain Film Festival for Beyond the Horizon and Best Adventure Film at the Telluride Mountain Film festival for The Yenisey River Expedition.
"Regenerate has the potential to educate, inspire, and empower the next generation of environmental stewards, fostering a deeper appreciation for the natural world and its conservation. This, in turn, can lead to more sustainable practices and policies that benefit Alberta’s unique ecosystems and wildlife."