2018 NC Youth Ocean Conservation Summit

2018 NC Youth Ocean Conservation Summit

135 Duke Marine Lab Rd, Beaufort, North Carolina 28516 | (252) 504-7503

February 24, 2018 | 9:00 am-3:00 pm

The North Carolina Youth Ocean Conservation Summit (NC YOCS) is an event dedicated to informing the students of North Carolina (ages 11-18) about local and global issues in ocean conservation. The event includes a keynote speaker followed by workshops based on a series of subjects including but not limited to grant writing, fundraising, utilizing social media, and marketing. The NC YOCS also offers concerned youth the opportunity to propose a solution for an issue they are passionate about through the means of a conservation project. Through the keynote speaker’s presentation, the breakout sessions, and the possibility of winning a mini-grant students are given the tools and skills to successfully carry out their conservation project.

The students must be registered to attend this event! There is an entrance fee of $30 which covers the cost of lunch and a T-shirt. The fee must be paid by check sent through the mail or electronically by January 24, 2018.