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  • Stephen Sheppard
  • Cheryl Ng
  • Zhaohua Cheng
  • Kanchi Dave
  • Kim Walton
  • Eliza Kwun
  • Selina Chau

Cool ‘Hood Champs

…is back, and better!

What is Cool ‘Hood Champs?

A FUN and FREE program that trains you to become a climate champion in your own neighbourhood! Through a series of super interactive workshops, you will learn to:

    • Identify climate impacts and solutions within your neighbourhood
    • Envision your ideal climate-friendly neighbourhood
    • Champion climate action within your community, through writing and implementing your very own climate action plan
    • Connect your climate action with the City of Vancouver’s and BC’s climate policies


Watch the trailer for a sneak peek on our previous workshops!

What did past participants think?

Click for more info: PDF Summary of Our Findings

When and where are our upcoming 2022 workshops?

Each series will have 3 workshops and an additional tree planting event. We strongly encourage you to join the full series to get the most out of it, but understand that life happens, so come for as many as you can.

The series are customized to each neighbourhood’s unique environment, so choose the neighbourhood closest to where you live!

Trout Lake 2022 Workshops
Sat March 26, 10am-12pm Wed April 6, 6:30pm-8:30pm Wed June 1, 6pm-8pm #1 Neighbourhood Walkabout
Sat April 2, 10am-12pm Wed April 13, 6:30pm-8:30pm Wed June 8, 6pm-8pm #2 Mapping and Visioning
Sat April 9, 10am-12pm Wed April 20, 6:30pm-8:30pm Wed June 22, 6pm-8pm #3 Become a Climate Champion
April 23rd, 2022 #4 Earth Day
Tree Planting Event

How do I register?


What if I can’t attend all 3 workshops in each series?

  • You are definitely most strongly encouraged to come for all 3 workshops as they build on one another, and help you bond with fellow Champs. But even if you can’t, sign up anyway and we look forward to seeing you for as many sessions as you can join us for!

If I can’t make all the dates in one series, can I attend the equivalent workshop in a different series instead?

More Questions?

Contact cheryl.ng@ubc.ca

Cool ‘Hood Champs would not be possible without the support of our partners and sponsors:

  • Vancouver Park Board (Neighbourhood Matching Fund, 2020)
  • City of Vancouver (Greenest City Grant, 2021)
  • Killarney Community Centre Society
  • Hastings Community Centre Association
  • Trout Lake Community Centre Association


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