Green Initiative Youth Leadership (GIYL) After-School News

Books Motivate Green Academy (GIYL) high school environmental conservation student registration, grades 9 through 12, is now open!

Green Academy (GIYL) is interactive, virtual, and a project-based mentorship after-school program for high school students that offers an exciting conservation leadership learning experience with highly qualified environmental educators throughout the United States.

Small group discussions, live coaching, and feedback during the cohort class schedule with mentor office hours dates and times to help facilitate student participant efforts.

Students who successfully complete the program receive a Green Academy Certificate and a letter of recommendation from their instructor of record for submission to schools, colleges, and/or business employers.

All students complete two one-hour sessions each week for six weeks of online environmental science course instruction, and a sustainability individual, or group, project in their community during the Spring, Summer, or Fall calendar term with recognition and awards from our sponsors. Students receive prize pack incentives including theme t-shirts, mugs, and more!

Download 2021 Summer Program Information Here

Summer Session

Tuesday, June 15 – Friday, July 30, 2021

Application Registration Fee, $595.00

Financial need-based scholarship application requests may be submitted to: scholarships@booksmotivate.org

The core curriculum for each calendar session is designed in alignment with the North American Association for Environmental Education Guidelines for Excellence K-12 Environmental Education.

Cohort River Dolphins – Tuesday and Friday, 5 pm to 6 pm EST, CST, MST, PST

Cohort Polar Bears – Wednesday and Friday, 5 pm to 6 pm EST, CST, MST, PST

Meet Outstanding Environmental Educators

Student registration is now underway!

Sign up today for the June 15, 2021 Summer Session here:

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