Youth Climate Activation Circle

The Youth Climate Activation Circle is a volunteer program to empower Dufferin youth to advance local climate solutions.

Group of 4 teens converge around a laptop

Youth Climate Activation Circle

About the Program

Dufferin’s Youth Climate Activation Circle is an annual program designed to empower 8 youth (ages 16 -25) to advance local climate solutions. Between October 2022 and October 2023 our Youth Climate Ambassadors, will participate in climate change training and collectively design and implement a community project that supports greenhouse gas emission reductions in the County’s priority sectors, while sharing their learnings and success to inspire the wider community.

Program Phases

Each year Youth Climate Ambassadors will participate in 3 program phases:


November – December 2022

Project Design and Implementation

January – August 2023

Knowledge Sharing and Program Review 

September – October 2023

The 2022/2023 Youth Climate Activation Circle was supported by ICLEI Canada and undertaken with the financial support of the Government of Canada

2023 Youth Climate Ambassadors


Alysha Kutuzyan

Emily Payne

Naomi Cameron

Sarah Cianfarani

Sevigne Cunningham

Shelby Foster

Stella Rose Bégin

Wendy Mogensen