Youth Leadership Conference

YLA-YLC-2014"A Confluence of Young Leaders"

North Cascades Institute, in partnership with Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest and North Cascades National Park, hosts the annual Youth Leadership Conference at North Cascades Institute’s Environmental Learning Center every November.

The conference is open to students ages 14-22 who have participated in youth leadership programs, including Youth Leadership Adventures, Leadership Corps, North Cascades Wild, Mountain School, Kulshan Creek Neighborhood Kids Program and Cascades Climate Challenge. Sixty youth participate in the conference aimed to provide tools for students to build their awareness, learning, inspiration and engagement to help equip them to take action towards conservation. The conference was created to facilitate increased engagement through repeated and new experiences, offer leadership training and workforce development opportunities.

Conference Dates: November 7-9, 2014

Download 2014 Youth Leadership Conference Application

2015 Conference Dates: November 6-8 (All day Fri-Sun)

North Cascades Institute welcomes students and participants of any race, color, national and ethnic origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or marital status, age, sensory, physical or mental disability to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students and participants at the Institute. The Institute does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or martial status, age, sensory, physical, or mental disability in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other administered programs.