Sustainability and Ecological Education Department SD47
Sustainability Toolbox

Sustainability Toolbox


Each year 14 select students from Vancouver Island and the Sunshine Coast have the unique opportunity to participate in the Sustainability Toolbox.  Superintendents and/or principals in participating school districts choose 2 representative students to be in the Toolbox.  Eligible students must be going into grade 11, and have demonstrated strong leadership and are interest in environmental issues.  Selected students will be ambassadors for their school district and their community.  Participating school districts include:

  •  Vancouver Island North, School District 85
  • Campbell River, School District 72
  • Comox Valley, School District 71
  • Nanaimo/Ladysmith, School District 68
  • Vancouver Island West, School District 84
  • Cowichan Valley, School District 79
  • Powell River, School District 47
  • Sunshine Coast, School District 46

“I have gained the knowledge, willingness and determination
to give back to my community.” – Chris, Toolbox 2009