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July 18th – July 22nd
Join a new generation of scholars at the interface of environmental science and environmental art
The Young Environmental Science Writers workshop is a week-long, interactive writing workshop hosted at the University of Guelph and rare Charitable Research Reserve (Cambridge). This program will connect youth with world-class environmental science researchers, creative writers, and Indigenous knowledge keepers who will guide them in new and interdisciplinary ways of articulating environmental issues and connecting with their surroundings.
Frequently Asked Questions
Youth between the ages of 15-25yrs from the Regions of Wellington, Waterloo, Halton, and Hamilton are all welcome to apply.
Youth must be able to attend in person, and are responsible for their own transportation to and from the workshop.
A week-long immersive workshop training young writers to interact with the natural world through both environmental science and creative writing. Students will be guided and taught by Indigenous knowledge keepers, scientific researchers, and creative writers in a unique curriculum that spans many disciplines and perspectives.
The program will run Monday, July 18th to Friday, July 22nd, from 9:00am-4:00pm.
This workshop will be hosted at The University of Guelph and rare Charitable Research Reserve. Students are responsible for their own transportation to the sites in the morning and at the end of the day. Transportation between sites during the workshop will be provided.
This workshop is FREE to all students.
Students are responsible for their own lunches (cafeteria will be available at the University of Guelph).
Spots are limited.
Deadline Friday June 24th, 2022
The rare Charitable Research Reserve is a community-based urban land trust and environmental institute that protects highly sensitive lands and seeks to make the world a more sustainable place by protecting our natural spaces, today and into the future.
Musagetes is an international organization that makes the arts more central and meaningful in people’s lives, in our communities, and in our societies.
Young Environmental Science Writers is supported in part by funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council.