2019 Flagstaff Youth Climate Summit

The 2nd Annual Flagstaff Youth Climate Summit, held on April 16th at The Arboretum at Flagstaff, celebrated youth action and ingenuity for sustainability. Fifty-four students from 10 schools and organizations throughout Flagstaff and northern Arizona presented their projects on climate change and renewable energy, participated in an activity-packed sustainability expo, learned about climate research locally and in Alaska, and competed for prizes. We look forward to an even more successful Summit next year!

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Congratulations to the 2019 Flagstaff Youth Climate Summit winners and runners up!

KidWind Challenge

  • 4th-8th Grade
    • Challenge Winner: Team Windova, Cooper King Elementary School (Phoenix)
    • Challenge Runner Up: Team Wind Riders, Cooper King Elementary School (Phoenix)
  • 9th-12th Grade
    • Challenge Winner: Team A.D.A.M., Coconino High School
    • Challenge Runner Up: Team Swifty, Coconino High School

Climate Action Challenge

  • 4th-8th Grade
    • Challenge Winner: Northland Preparatory Academy 7th Grade Science - Eco-Canvas
    • Challenge Runner Up: Northland Preparatory Academy 7th Grade Science - Fork It
  • 9th-12th Grade
    • Challenge Winner: Hopi Junior Senior High School Project Uuyii - The Effect of Climate Change on Hopi Fields
    • Challenge Runner Up: FALA Environmental Coalition - The Pledge for Veg/Change the Meat You Eat
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Photo credits: Kiersten Bonesteel

Special thanks to: The Arboretum at Flagstaff, Willow Bend Environmental Education Center, KidWind Project, Flagstaff Water Services, Single Speed Coffee Cafe, Flagstaff 365, BBB Services, FlagTag AZ, Jay Lively Ice Arena, Starlite Lanes, Flagstaff Arts Council, and the GeoFamily Foundation for their generous support of this event.