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Amazing Green Race
What is the Amazing Green Race?
The Peel Environmental Youth Alliance’s Amazing Green Race provides youth in the Peel Region with various resources and strategies to support the environment, sustainable commuting and healthy living. Youth will participate in fun and engaging activities that will help them recognize the benefits of using various modes of sustainable transportation available to them.
Youth teams will race from checkpoint to checkpoint and learn about waste reduction, sustainable and active transportation, ecology and stewardship across the City of Mississauga (provided with $10 loaded presto cards). After the race is completed, everyone will meet at the finish line for an environmental celebration! Here teams will be provided with delicious food and will have the opportunity to meet with peers from other schools, network with professionals from the environmental industry, and win great prizes for their team! Teams should have 3-5 members between the ages of 13-24.
•Fun, engaging and educational activities
•Strategic planning and fun competition
•FREE healthy food
•Amazing prizes and takeaways!
•Earn 6 Volunteer Hours!
Teams will participate in a number of site activities that draw on information from waste reduction, sustainable and active transportation, ecology and stewardship. Each team will be racing against the clock to complete each activity in full before moving on to another checkpoint of their choice. The team to complete the most amount of activities in the shortest time will be the winner.
We’ve got some amazing prices and raffles lined up for you this year!
•Free passes to Treetop Trekking at Heart Lake in Brampton
•Free passes to Sky Zone
•Free day tickets to Canada’s Wonderland
•More prizes being added every week!
All teams must have their consent forms signed by a parent or guardian and brought with them to the race. You will not be able to compete in the race without a signed consent form.