Volvo Adventure - Young People Bringing the Environment to Life
Volvo Adventure - in partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme - is an educational programme that rewards environmental activities among the decision makers of the future. Environmental projects are undertaken by young people to improve their local environment. The projects are published on these webpages and the best projects will be selected for an all expenses paid trip to Sweden.
Who is it for - Volvo Adventure is open to young people around the world aged between 13 and 16 years. Teams must be between 2 to 5 young people with one adult as a supervisor. Click here for details.
Are you not old enough to enter the Volvo Adventure Award this year? - If you're not, then why not enter the Great Big Bob the Bunny Cartoon competition? You and two of your friends could win a trip to a UNEP Tunza conference. Complete Bob's Environmental Journey and register as under 13 to find out more.
Prizes - The best projects each year are invited to the final conference in Göteborg (Gothenburg), Sweden. Here the best projects will be awarded:
1st prize: 10,000 USD
2nd prize: 6,000 USD
3rd prize: 4,000 USD
What teams have to do - The teams need to submit their team details and project information:
- The project subject.
- The objectives for the project.
- Research to support the need for the project.
- Create an action plan and carry out improvement activities.
- Follow up and define the results of the action plan.
- Provide a summary of the project with up to 20 photographs.
Support and deadlines - The deadline for submitting projects is midnight on the 31st of January
. This means that the submission tool will close when your clocks turn to the 1st February 2008. Teams get support from:
- Monthly updates.
- An interactive environment journey.
- Access to educational expertise.
- Documents and activities to help start projects.