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Student Leadership - SWAP MEET


SWAP Meet | May 14 - 15SWAP Meet | May 14 - 15

 

Join the StopWaste Ambassador Program (SWAP) for a weekend of environmental leadership training May 14th and 15th at Camp Arroyo in Livermore. Organized by StopWaste and the Alameda County Office of Education, tadalafil the SWAP Meet is open to middle and high school students from participating schools in Alameda County.

What: The SWAP MEET: is a weekend of environmental leadership training featuring presentations from environmental experts, drugs student-led workshops, hands-on environmental projects, camp activities and more.

Where: Camp Arroyo in Livermore

When: Saturday, May 14th 9:30 AM - Sunday, May 15th 2:30 PM

Who: The SWAP MEET is open to middle and high school students from Alameda County SWAP schools. Each school is invited to bring a team of 6 students and an adult chaperone. (More spaces may be available for larger groups. Contact Nate Ivy with inquiries: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

How: Organize a team to represent your school, complete our on-line registration form, and submit a $20 deposit to your lead teacher. Deposits are refunded when you arrive at Camp Arroyo, the event is free to participants. After your initial registration is completed we will send a parent permission form, packing list materials and other information about the weekend.

 

Register now! | http://goo.gl/forms/Pe2ZWw7Rb8

 

Program updates: 

  • Keynote speaker Jordan Figueiredo from Castro Valley will share his efforts to reduce pre-consumer food waste. Much of the food that is grown is discarded before it is distributed to stores, and much of the food that is distributed to stores is discarded before it is sold to consumers.  The #uglyfruitandveg campaign calls attention to the perfectly edible and slightly unusual looking produce that often gets discarded because it fails to meet appearance standards. Learn more here.

Additional information:

Liability Release Forms must be completed for every student. Completed forms should be submitted by Friday, April 29 via mail or email to Corie Hlavaty | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | StopWaste |1537 Webster St. | Oakland, CA 94612

SWAP MEET Information Packet including driving directions, packing lists, emergency contact information and more. Each school is asked to prepare and share a 10 minute presentation about their efforts to reduce waste this year.

Please fill out this form describing your presentation to be included in the conference program: http://goo.gl/forms/nIr16EqAXq

Each school is welcome to prepare a longer 45-60 minute hands-on workshop to teach a skill or activity that helps reduce waste. Please fill out this form describing your workshop to be included in the conference program: http://goo.gl/forms/5eZA6IzglA