Students on the skipjack during a summer student leadership trip. Photo by CBF StaffStudents aboard the skipjack during a summer student leadership trip. Photo by CBF Staff

Student Leadership

Students and the Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint

Students have an incredible ability and opportunity to help improve the health of the Bay.  The mission of CBF's Student Leadership program is to offer students opportunities to expand their knowledge of Bay issues, improve their planning skills, focus on team building, and learn how to lead others to take action to improve water quality in their local communities.  We accomplish this by providing summer courses and student-directed project resources to motivated students who want to join in the larger effort of environmental change.

We're offering bigger, better, broader, "Bay-er" student Blueprint opportunities and will be rolling out new programs for students to get involved in advancing the Blueprint for a clean Chesapeake Bay.

High school students are encouraged to visit the CBF student web portal, Student Wave, for videos, leadership resources, and instructions on environmental projects for students who care about saving the Bay and want to take action.

Our student project resources page has activities and guides for students to do environmental projects on their own.  If you are planning a project or have already started one, let us know!  We would love to connect you with whatever resources and opportunities we can.

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