Youth Climate Summit 2020

2020 Virtual Catskills Youth Climate Summit – FOUR THURSDAYS: 10/1, 10/15, 10/29, 11/12 (2020); 3:30-5:30pm via Zoom

The Catskills Youth Climate Summit advisory committee is hosting it’s fifth youth summit!  This year it will be a VIRTUAL workshop series to educate students about taking climate actions in their school and community.  The summit will take place over 4 dates with 4 different workshops (via Zoom), followed by climate action planning breakout sessions for each school team during the last half-hour.

Participating students will attend a recorded Climate Science 101 presentation and teachers will attend an Introduction to Climate Action Planning webinar to prepare for the summit.

DATES:  Four Thursdays, Oct. 1, 15, 29; Nov. 12 (2020) via Zoom
TIMES:  3:30-5:30 pm
COST:  Free for students grades 7-12 + teacher adviser
REGISTRATION: Schools register online at – Space is limited so reserve your spots now!
FLYER: Click HERE for our flyer with workshop descriptions

Thank you for sharing this announcement with students in your school. 


Funding for the Youth Climate Summit is provided by NOAA. Cornell Cooperative Extension is working with funders, The Wild Center and advisory teachers and students to develop this informative and empowering program series.

We look forward to an exciting Youth Summit and welcome your participation in this event!  If you have further questions please contact Jeanne Darling ( or 607-865-6531.