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Submit an application to help host an Earth Day event at Oakwood Community Center this Spring. 

To be selected you must:

  • be between the ages of 14-18

  • live in Troy, NY

  • want to participate fully in at least three in-person planning meetings (some weekday evenings, at least one weekend)

  • be available on the day of the event, May 14th 

  • be curious about the physical environment - the trees, animals, water and other life forms that co-exist in the city 

  • are excited for a chance to be on a team with like-minded teens who care about the earth

Once accepted you will:​

  • learn about the wildlife, waterways and urban forests in the city

  • understand how people interact with these parts of the the city 

  • spend some time in the woods right around us

  • host an Earth Day event May 14th or 15th at Oakwood Community Center for the neighborhood

  • participate in a Hudson Mohawk Magazine radio workshop led by The Sanctuary for Independent Media, and be featured on the radio! 

  • gain leadership skills that include team work, decision making and environmental education 

  • great resume building and earn a $300 stipend for your time! 


Applications Closed

Please email if you have any questions. 

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