Green Futures

Who runs the project? Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust
Where is the project? Yorkshire, Lancashire and Eastern Cumbria
How old do I need to be? 11-24 years old
What is it? Four different strands of environmental activities and training :
  • Green Guardians: group activities in the Yorkshire Dales if you’re a young carer, have special educational needs, a disability, are a young offender, are not in education, employment or training, are rurally isolated or are from a disadvantaged background
  • Eco Schools: environmental activities with your secondary school or college, working towards Eco-School Awards
  • Young Rangers: regular practical session in the Yorkshire Dales National Park for 11-16 year olds
  • Dales and Fells Trainees: two year countryside apprenticeships for 16-24 year olds
  • Green Futures also runs a Youth Environment Forum and Youth Environment Summit for young people who want to get even more involved.
    Young people in the project area can also apply to our Youth Environmental Action Fund to help them to set up and run their own environmental projects. Find out more here
How much does it cost? It’s free. Green Futures can also help towards the cost of transport and outdoor equipment for certain activities
Who do I contact? gail.smith@ydmt.org  
Can I follow Green Futures on social media? Yes, Green Futures is on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook
Can I read what someone else thought of the Green Futures project? Yes, read Ellie’s story