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Applicant Qualifications

You must be 18 years of age or older, physically fit, willing to lead and work hard. You are a team player that’s committed to making a difference in your community and getting to know like-minded people who are doing the same. Preference will be given to students who attend post-secondary in the Lower Fraser River Basin.

On the trip, you will help with meal preparation, camp set-up and other duties. Meals are local, organic and meatless where possible. Additionally, you will take part in activities and discussion designed to improve your leadership capabilities while connecting with fellow students. Drugs, alcohol and smoking are not permitted.

A maximum of 20 applicants are accepted.

Application Deadline: May 15, 2019
Program runs June, 2019 (exact dates to be announced soon).

How to Apply

To be eligible, you need to fill out the online registration form and pay the registration fee by Tuesday, May 15th, 2019 attaching the following documents with your online application:

  • Your resumé including two references with contact information.

Acceptance into the Program

Participants will be notified regarding their acceptance into the program by either email or phone by May 20th, 2019.

Registration Fee

We must receive your application by May 15, 2019 to be considered for the program. The $250.00 RCEL registration fee is due upon registration. Payment instructions will be sent to you in an email shortly after you submit your online registration. If you are not selected for the RCEL program, your full $250 registration fee will be returned to you.

UBC Sustainability Initiative is happy to sponsor 10 spots for UBC students this year.

Selected participants will receive an acceptance package via email by May 20th.

You are encouraged to seek financial assistance from your school and community (e.g. local watershed or stewardship group, rotary or service club, band council, business association, etc.) to help cover your registration fee.

Application deadline: Tuesday, May 15th, 2019.



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