Green Grants

BC Green Games judges will choose five elementary winners and five secondary winners. Each of these winners will receive $1,000.

Early-Bird Prize: Planet Protector Academy

Register before November 30 and you'll receive the Planet Protector Academy: KEEP COOL program!

The Planet Protector Academy: KEEP COOL is a fun, engaging teaching resource on climate, energy & transportation issues that inspires students to become environmental superheroes and lead change in their families.

For elementary school teams.

Early Bird Prize: S'well Bottles

Register before November 30 and you'll be in the running to win S'well water bottles for your entire team!

For secondary school teams. 

Science World Sleep Over

Celebrate your achievements with an overnight adventure under the dome! 

For elementary school teams. 

Sustainability Leadership Camp

An overnight camp on Galiano Island! Connect with environmental leaders while celebrating your hard work and developing you leadership skills. 

For secondary school teams.

Travel Subsidy Prize

Your team could win a travel subsidy prize of up to $3000 to come to Science World!

For elementary and secondary school teams. 

CALL2RECYCLE VIEWERS' CHOICE AWARD

When you upload your project, you can begin your Call2Recycle Viewers' Choice Award campaign by encouraging your school, parents and community to vote on your project. Viewers can vote once per hour, per IP address. Since Schools share an IP address, try waiting at least ten minutes between votes in the same day. Voting period ends April 1 and there are four $500 prizes for the teams with the most votes.

For elementary and secondary school teams. 

Regeneration School Mural Prize

Celebrate your school’s commitment to protecting the environment with a mural created with recycled paint!

The mural will be created as a collaborative effort between the winning team and a local artist. The students will be deeply involved in the mural design progress, and assist with the painting!

For elementary and secondary school teams. 

Be a Battery Recycling Advocate Prize

Have your green team develop a campaign that will increase awareness about the importance of battery recycling, while encouraging people to collect and recycle their batteries at one of over 1,600 Call2Recycle collection locations across BC and you could win an amazing prize for your school!

Campaign Criteria:                  

  • Focus on primary (single-use) and rechargeable consumer batteries that weigh less than 5 kilograms.
  • A strong message and call to action (why, how and where to recycle).
  • Must educate, encourage and inspire.
  • Must address how to safely store used batteries before dropping off for recycling.
  • Should contain an example of how the campaign would be executed and what the best medium would be to drive the campaign (social media, radio, TV, ad placement etc.).                                                                    

The 2 winning schools each will be awarded a $2,500 Visa gift card to use towards technology for their school or towards a sustainability initiative. The winning projects may be put into action by Call2Recycle in 2018!

This prize is open to middle and secondary school teams. 

* BC Green Games may provide prize substitutions, cash alternatives and transfer prizes. Additional special prizes may be added at a later date.