Camp Suzuki

  • Photo: Wetlands Leadership Forum Attendees

    Wetlands Leadership Forum Attendees

    BC Nature Know Nature and Keep it Worth Knowing Our 51 member clubs throughout BC protect, restore and steward wetlands. BC Nature is a provincial partner of the Wetlands... More »

  • Photo: Camp Suzuki FAQs

    Camp Suzuki FAQs

    Who can participate? Camp Suzuki participants will come from diverse communities in BC's lower mainland. Each team will be composed of 2-4 members from the same community (a volunteer group,... More »

  • Photo: Wetlands Leadership Forum

    Wetlands Leadership Forum

    Celebrating and protecting the Lower Mainland's wetland ecosystems Research by the David Suzuki Foundation has shown that the Lower Mainland's wetlands are some of B.C.'s most valuable ecosystems, providing essential... More »

  • Camp Suzuki in the Rouge

    Camp Suzuki in the Rouge is an innovative public engagement program that celebrates the Rouge River watershed — a wilderness gem in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area where... More »

  • Photo: Camp Suzuki: Youth Environmental Network of York Region (Markham)

    Camp Suzuki: Youth Environmental Network of York Region (Markham)

    Youth Environmental Network of York Region (YENYR) is an incorporated youth-led non-profit organization. Their mandate is to promote environmental sustainability in York Region by empowering young people. The network includes an executive team of eight students and hundreds of volunteers and has engaged a wide network of youth through school focused initiatives such as conferences, campaigns, competitions, and festivals. More »

  • Photo: Camp Suzuki: Nature in My Backyard! (Toronto)

    Camp Suzuki: Nature in My Backyard! (Toronto)

    Team Y.Not.NIMBY (Y Not Nature In My BackYard) are employees from the YMCA of Greater Toronto. They work with a variety of community members who use YMCA services like the Newcomer Center in Toronto. With the diversity present in this network, they provide a stage for people to connect and share experience from a wide variety of backgrounds. More »

  • Photo: Camp Suzuki: Theatre & Performance Studies University of Toronto-Scarborough Campus (Scarborough)

    Camp Suzuki: Theatre & Performance Studies University of Toronto-Scarborough Campus (Scarborough)

    The Camp Suzuki Theatre and Performance team will be lead by Barry Freeman, a theatre professor at the University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC), and Natalie Frijia, a graduate student at the Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies at the University of Toronto. The University of Toronto Scarborough is a community of over 11,000 staff, faculty and students and the team's goal is to engage the UTSC community in the Rouge Park in an educational and entertaining fashion. More »

  • Photo: Camp Suzuki: Sir Oliver Mowat Collegiate Institute - Mowat Mustangs (Scarborough)

    Camp Suzuki: Sir Oliver Mowat Collegiate Institute — Mowat Mustangs (Scarborough)

    The Mowat Mustangs are a team of high school students from Sir Oliver Mowat Collegiate Institute in Scarborough. Known as 'The Island', the Mowat area is surrounded by rivers, streams and bridges and is near the Rouge. Mowat is a certified eco-school and has an environmental council (MECO) with more than 75 students and teachers involved. More »

  • Photo: Camp Suzuki: Rouge Valley Naturalists (Scarborough)

    Camp Suzuki: Rouge Valley Naturalists (Scarborough)

    Rouge Valley Naturalists is a not-for-profit organization that has been dedicated to protecting, preserving and restoring the natural heritage of the Rouge Valley. Over the past 18 years, their restoration initiatives involved thousands of school children and volunteers from the surrounding community. More »

  • Photo: Camp Suzuki: Rouge Park Hikers (Pickering/Toronto)

    Camp Suzuki: Rouge Park Hikers (Pickering/Toronto)

    Rouge Park Hikers is a group of 35 volunteers that lead guided 2-hr nature walks for thousands of residents in the Rouge Park each year, rain or shine. They seek to inform visitors about best practices when hiking in the park and often provide guest speakers on their hikes on topics like archaeology, ornithology, and water conservation. More »

  • Photo: Camp Suzuki: Markham Museum - MY Community (Markham)

    Camp Suzuki: Markham Museum — MY Community (Markham)

    MY Community is a team of youth from the Markham Museum's youth mentorship committee. The committee is made up of fifteen members who mentor over 500 volunteers and have participated in two youth forums and hosted their own food drive to benefit the Markham Food Bank. More »

  • Photo: Camp Suzuki: Dunbarton High School (Pickering)

    Camp Suzuki: Dunbarton High School (Pickering)

    The Dunbarton High School team includes students from the school's environmental club. Located near the Rouge in Pickering, the school includes a diverse group of eighteen hundred students. More »

  • Photo: Camp Suzuki: CultureLink Settlement Services (Toronto)

    Camp Suzuki: CultureLink Settlement Services (Toronto)

    CultureLink Settlement Services is a non-profit community-based agency dedicated to facilitating the independence and full participation of newcomers in Toronto's diverse community. CultureLink assists newcomers to Canada in building their social networks and community connections, and finding employment. Their 50 staff speak over 30 languages and serve thousands of newcomers each year. More »

  • Photo: Camp Suzuki: Team AiMS (Markham)

    Camp Suzuki: Team AiMS (Markham)

    AiMS Environmental is a Markham-based engineering firm that provides environmental testing and inspection services. Aims staff participating in Camp Suzuki will be reaching out to the company's diverse clients, ranging from laboratories and excavation companies to banks and life insurers. More »

  • Photo: Camp Suzuki: Across U-hub (Markham)

    Camp Suzuki: Across U-hub (Markham)

    Across U-hub has been working with youth across the Greater Toronto Area for over 10 years, developing leadership programs and volunteer initiated activities in the community. The organization serves mostly young adults between the ages of 16-30 from Markham, Scarborough, North York, and Richmond Hill. More »