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Become a Junior Ambassador!

Now is the time to be a #ForceForNature and tackle the climate and nature crisis. We are looking for determined, creative and passionate Young Tree Champions to become Junior Ambassadors you can grow their connections with trees and nature and find the courage to speak up about their project or club activities in their school, community and across the UK.

Do you have what it takes to tackle the climate and nature crisis? 

Calling all fantastic Young Tree Champions between the ages of 7 and 14 years old (KS2 and KS3) who have a passion to tackle the climate and nature crises. Your mission should you choose to accept it! Is to use your creative talents to grow your incredible connects with trees and nature and speak up about your project or club activities in your school, community and with other Junior Ambassadors across the UK.

Taking action together. 

If selected, Junior Ambassadors will become part of a 100-strong team of talented junior ambassadors from schools from across the UK who will be taking action to tackle the climate and nature crises. Junior Ambassadors will receive a pin-badge to wear with pride and the opportunity to choose some brilliant masterclasses delivered by our inspirational Senior Ambassadors.

Supporting your Junior Ambassadors  

As the lead teacher or youth leader your role is to find and nominate two talented, passionate and committed Young Tree Champions to become Junior Ambassadors. You will then need to complete the application form together. Need help? Please read our application guidance, FAQ’s and T&C for further tips and information.

Applications open on the 21 November and will close on the 5 January 2023. 

Successful applicants will receive notification by Friday the 9 January via an email to the lead teacher.

This is a really special opportunity for successful Junior Ambassadors who will be able to choose from a variety of brilliant masterclasses (tailored for KS2 and KS3). Delivered by our team of talented Senior Ambassadors. Masterclass activities include art, story writing, poetry, music, public speaking, garden design, sport and much more.

Who is delivering the masterclasses and when? 

The Senior ambassadors are delivering the Masterclasses which are being scheduled for the Spring Term, beginning on the 17th January and finishing in late April. All master classes will be delivered in school time. KS2 and KS3 masterclasses will be recorded so if a Junior Ambassador can’t make the live virtual class they can watch it in their own time.

Meet Siddi and Bella

Siddi and Bella were selected at the start of the year to help us develop the Junior Ambassador programme.

Siddi

“Being a Force For Nature to me is really great. We could be the people that make a huge difference to the whole world” – Siddi

Bella

“When I was younger, I was really shy, but getting involved in the programme has really improved my confidence. Being a Junior Ambassador has made me realise that I should do this more often, so that my voice can get heard.” – Bella

To find out more about Siddy’s role as a Junior Ambassador click here.

To find out more about Bella’s role as a Junior Ambassador click here.

Need help applying?

Here is our pack of useful information for teachers and youth leaders to help you nominate and complete the Junior Ambassador application form.

If you have any questions left unanswered, feel free to drop us an email – schools@treecouncil.org.uk

Young Tree Champions Junior Application Form

 Please note to nominate a Young Tree Champion to become a Junior Ambassador you must be registered as a Young Tree Champion club go to login to register.