Youth Leadership Ambassadors

Adventure and community service for high school students in Skagit & Whatcom counties

 Do you want more opportunities to adventure outside? Do you need service hours to graduate? The new Youth Leadership Ambassadors program is an opportunity to meet like-minded students interested in the environment, explore the Great Outdoors, fulfill service hour requirements, further leadership skills and gain college success and career building skills. 

Ambassadors will meet for one Saturday field trip and one afterschool training session each month January through June. Free food and fun will be provided at all events ~ transportation may be available.

Read Trip Reports of Ambassador outings on our blog »

For more information, contact Taylor Ulrich at  or (360) 854-2581.

Ready for your Best Summer Ever? 
For more information, please contact Julie Stone, Youth Leadership Coordinator at (360) 854-2579 or send her an .


There aren’t many opportunities for low-income or people of color to get this kind of experience. I never imagined that I could be an outdoor educator because I never Flor-Hernandezhad the opportunity to go camping, much less encounter a park ranger. I didn’t know jobs like this existed until now."

-- Imara White, 2016 Apprentice

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