Youth Energy Conference and Awards 2020

The 40th Annual Youth Energy Conference and Awards will be hosted June 26 – 29, 2020. During the weekend we’ll have a series of Live Events – Quick Social Media (Facebook, Instagram) moments and activities. We’ll host some online games during the weekend too.

Before the Conference:

NEED will ship a kit of supplies, a T-shirt and a certificate to each student and teacher registered. Links to join the Zoom Meetings will be sent to all registered teachers and students. Parents, Family Members and Friends are encouraged to follow the program Live on Facebook.

Deadline to Register: Monday, June 1st

Please register your team no later than Monday, June 1st. If schools do not claim all their allotted spaces for the conference, those will be offered to other schools. Contact your teacher for information on how to register for the Interactive Challenge and Award Sessions.

Who is Eligible to Attend?
Students who participate in the Youth Awards project and meet criteria as determined by the Lead Teacher are invited to attend the conference and awards. Lead Teachers will determine the number of chaperones required to attend based on school requirements. Families should check with their lead teachers for school-specific eligibility requirements.

Project Submission
Have you submitted your project? The Youth Energy Conference and Awards is the culminating event for the Youth Awards Program for Energy Achievement.
Find out more about the program, how to submit and check out last years winning projects at www.need.org/youth-awards.

Participating Schools Resources

2020 NEED Youth Awards Press Release

Tentative Agenda | June 26 – 29, 2020 (All times are eastern)

Friday, June 26th

4:00 – 4:30 p.m.

Youth Awards Live! Join us for the Kick-Off to a great Youth Energy Conference on social media!

Evening TBD

Youth Awards Zoom meeting with Youth Staff Hosting fun games!

Saturday, June 27th

10:00 – 10:30 A.m.

Wake Up with Youth Awards Live on social media! Enjoy a fun game with the Youth Awards Staff

2:00 – 4:00 P.M.

Watch for notices that we’re going Live from some of Washington’s Monuments, join us to look for Energy Ant, win
some prizes, and more! (on social media)

Evening TBD

Youth Awards Zoom with Youth Staff Hosting Fun games!

Sunday, June 28th

2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Elementary Students and Teachers Join us on Zoom for fun games and activities and you will have a Wheely Fun Time at the Energy Challenge: Motion Energy Mania and Kinetic Kraziness! You will receive a kit of supplies at your home before the conference. There will be prizes!

4:10 – 4:40 p.m.

For Elementary Students and Teachers on Zoom: The 40th Annual Youth Energy Conference and Awards – Awards Ceremony
The ceremony will be streamed online in Facebook Live!

Monday, June 29th

2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Intermediate and Secondary Students and Teachers Join us on Zoom for fun games and activities and you will have a Wheely Fun Time at the Energy Challenge: Motion Energy Mania and Kinetic Kraziness! You will receive a kit of supplies at your home before the conference. There will be prizes!!

4:10 – 4:40 p.m.

For Intermediate/Secondary Students and Teachers on Zoom: The 40th Annual Youth Energy Conference and Awards – Awards Ceremony.
The ceremony will be streamed online in Facebook Live!

Tuesday, June 30th

11:00 a.m.

Come together for Youth Awards Live one more time for some fun! (social media)

We hope that the plans we have made will allow our award-winning teachers and students to participate fully in the program and to engage, learn, and share in these incredibly complicated times. Don’t forget, you and your 2020 Award-Winning team are invited to participate in the June 2021 Youth Energy Conference and Awards, June 24 – 28, 2021.

We look forward to seeing you June 26-29, 2020!

NEED 40 Year Anniversary