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Manitoba Envirothon




What is the

Manitoba Envirothon

The Manitoba Envirothon is an annual hands-on environmental education competition for high school students, designed to encourage team work, problem-solving skills, and public speaking skills while fostering an appreciation for current environmental issues.

Envirothon combines the exhilaration of team competition, the challenge of learning about environmental issues, and the experience of using this knowledge in hands-on activities. This approach to environmental education helps students develop skills necessary to address environmental issues, such as team work, problem-solving, critical thinking, and public debate.

New for 2021

Manitoba Envirothon is going virtual!!

Virtual - that's right!

What does that mean?
The Manitoba Envirothon is offering students from right across Manitoba an opportunity to be involved in the program! The competition will be held over a 7 day period in May (May 3rd - 10th, 2021).

The Manitoba Envirothon is a high school event. However, the 2021 Virtual Manitoba Envirothon will be open to Middle Years students as well!

Students can enter as individuals, partial teams of 2-4, or a full team of 5! However, an advisor must be identified. **

Individual and partial teams will be paired together to form full teams of 5 whenever possible.

The Manitoba Envirothon will accommodate students who have access to reliable internet as well as students who are working off-line.

The program will include the same amazing Envirothon features such as: Team introduction skits, hands-on Enviro science, amazing awards and celebrations!

**Only full teams of 5 students from the same school, non-traditional school or youth organization will be eligible to represent Manitoba at the 2021 NCF-Envirothon as per NCF-Envirothon Rules and Regulations.


How to

GET STARTED


Select An Advisor

Every Envirothon team or individual needs an advisor. An advisor can be a high school teacher, parent, or youth leader who becomes the team leader.

Create A Team

An Envirothon team is composed of five grade 9-12 students. Some are self-selected students with an interest, while others compete within their school for a place on the team.

Register & Pay Fee

Once an advisor is identified he/she should talk to your school about the registration fee – $150 for the regional event and $1,200 for the provincial event and missing days of school.


Prepare

Visit this website regularly for instructions and details about your team’s participation. Media release and medical forms on this website must be filled out in order to participate.

Study

The team will use the resources posted on this website to study and prepare for the Manitoba Envirothon.



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PROVINCIAL AND INTERNATIONAL

CURRENT COMPETITIONS


The Manitoba Forestry Association and its partners are proud to host the 25th Annual Manitoba Envirothon!


Provincial Competition

May 3 - 10, 2021

The Manitoba Envirothon is offering Middle Years and Hight School students from right across Manitoba an opportunity to be involved in the 2021 program!

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Register A Team

NCF-Envirothon

July 25 - July 31, 2021

The NCF Envirothon is an annual competition in which winning state/provincial teams compete for recognition and scholarships by demonstrating their knowledge of environmental science and natural resource management.

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KEEP UP WITH ENVIROTHON

For Teachers/Advisors


Envirothon Updates

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    Training and Development

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      Supplemental Resources

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        We Need

        ENVIROTHON VOLUNTEERS


        Each year approximately 200+ volunteers plan and deliver the Manitoba Envirothon. Without our volunteers Manitoba Envirothon would not be possible. Volunteering at Manitoba Envirothon is a lot of fun and an opportunity to meet many great people. There is a wide range of volunteer opportunities at both Regional and the Provincial events; including field test station attendants, judges, facilitators, hall monitors, and many other positions.

        If you are interested in volunteering for our upcoming 2021 Manitoba Envirothon competition, please call 204.453.3182 or email envirocoordinator@thinktrees.org.


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