Youth Make a Difference!
Youth around the nation have already made a difference
Tree Musketeers in
revived Arbor Day in their community, started a community recycling program, and launched an environmental quiz show for their local cable channel. Today, Tree Musketeers programs serve youth nationwide. Find out how you can participate in their new “Count On Kids” campaign.
Kids For A Clean Environment
Tennessee, launched an organization that now boasts 300,000 kid-members worldwide.
For more information, visit
kidsface.org or write:
Box PO 158254
Earth Angels of
Louis, Missouri, worked together on recycling projects, litter clean-up, and tree planting in their neighborhood.
was the nation’s youngest tree board member, at age 16.
You can make a difference, too!
Make a difference in and around your school
Encourage your class or whole school to plant a tree for Arbor Day.
Volunteer to mentor younger kids in your school’s outdoor classroom or talk with your teacher or principal about starting an outdoor classroom.
Volunteer to help with your school’s recycling program or help start one.
Order a free “Celebrate Arbor Day” guidebook.
Get poster contest information from:
The Arbor Day Foundation,
Poster Contest Coordinator
education [at] arborday [dot] org
For possible program assistance or help in obtaining a tree, contact your local
Keep America Beautiful affiliate, community forester or garden club. Volunteer to help plant and care for trees in your community
Develop a tree-planting project as a community service, Scout, neighborhood, or block project
Volunteer with your community's parks department or tree advisory board. Encourage city officials to form a tree committee if one doesn't already exist.
Start an environmental club at your school
Organize a cleanup project at your neighborhood park
Volunteer to help with your school or community's Arbor Day celebration or organize one.