Young Tree Champions are a Force for Nature

The Young Tree Champions programme supports schools across the UK to embark on impactful nature-based projects that connect pupils and teachers to trees and nature, helping them to develop the knowledge, skills and tools they need to speak up to protect trees and our planet.

Get involved

Become a Young Tree Champions School

Grow trees in your school with our Tree Starter Pack or deliver a transformational School Project.

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Find out about our Force For Nature Exhibition

Discover what it means to be a Force for Nature by learning more about our touring exhibition.

Get creative

Find free activities for your students

Engaging resources to help young people learn more about trees and nature to help them form stronger connections.

Since 2020…

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Nominate your Young Tree Champions School Ambassadors

We are looking for determined, creative and passionate young people to become School Ambassadors. Ambassadors receive training and support to champion trees and nature!

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Force for Nature Exhibition 2024

Discover what it means to be a Force for Nature at our inspiring exhibition, exploring the connections between young people, trees and nature. See below Chris Packham support our Voices of Nature installation.

Ways to get involved

From accessing our free activities, all the way through to achieving Beacon School status, all of our activities and resources are free to participating schools. All you need to do is select the best option for your school!

* Subject to School Ambassador nomination approval
** For selected schools. Selections based on applications submitted by schools.

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Thank you to our programme partner M&G plc

From The Tree Council, Young Tree Champions schools, and the trees, very warm thanks to M&G plc.

Supporting Organisations

University of Derby