protect the planet
From global warming to basic stewardship of the land, this list may appeal to teens who want to protect the Earth and their future. Just click below or in the navigate menu to the right.
Our Task: Contribute to an international team of young adults who are trying to improve the future of Planet Earth. Our Task is looking for Arlington teens who want to participate in its Youth Earth Plan. There are opportunities to volunteer, work as an intern and complete Senior Experience projects.
Arlington County Parks: Want to help rid our parks of invasive species or to keep our waters clean? Search the Arlington Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources volunteer database for opportunities like these.
Boy Scouts of America: As a Scout, you can learn how to camp and hike without leaving a trace and how to take care of the land. You’ll study wildlife up close and learn about nature all around you.
Girl Scout Council of the Nation's Capital : Girls can learn valuable skills while traveling the world, joining a troop or working alone.
Wheels to Africa: Winston Duncan of Arlington was 10 years old when he returned from a family vacation in Zimbabwe where he was struck by the distances the people - young and old -had to walk to find food, water and medical care. How could he help? His answer was to collect and send used bikes to Africa. In 2011, there were more than 200 volunteers and 957 bikes. Winston wants to replicate this success across the United States so please help!
related to: The Environment