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MEC's Hot Planet Cool Athletes program - powered by POW Canada is a climate change education platform for teachers and students across Canada. Developed with leading climate researchers and educators at the University of Waterloo, this unique program features engaging in-person educational presentations by world-class athletes, a comprehensive bank of teacher resources for developing climate-focused lesson plans and effective and empowering Climate challenges that encourage students to take action and become effective climate advocates within their own communities.

We are super stoked to be back in-person connecting with and empowering students across Canada!


Tour Details:

Please register using the form on this page. You will then receive an e-mail to complete and finalize your registration.
*Thanks to our incredible sponsor, MEC - this awesome education program costs your school $0!*


Sessions held week of: 

May 29, 2023 - Jun 2, 2023


 - Vancouver/ Sea to Sky

 - Toronto/ Collingwood

What's included: 

  • 1hr in-person Presentation 
  • 15min Q&A 
  • Climate Challenges 
  • Climate-focused advocacy content & resources 


Interested in participating? 

Please fill out the form on this page and our team will reach out to you with more details!

Register by: May 12, 2023



Should I register our whole school or just my classroom?

WHOLE SCHOOL! Due to tour limitations we are only able to present to large groups.

I’m a student, how do I register my school? 

Get us in contact with the right person (your teacher, principal etc.) and we will do the rest!

Who is this event for?

MEC's Hot Planet Cool Athletes is aimed at high school students! However, the program can be tailored to ages 12+.

Is there a virtual option? 

No, this tour is an in-person event. We are working on a virtual option for the future, please contact us for more information.

My class is Grade 6 or lower and would like to participate.

Hot Planet Cool Athletes has other resources for younger students, contact us for more information!


I have some additional questions. 

Please contact us at [email protected] and we will answer all of your questions in a timely manner. 


Hot Planet Cool Athletes is an organization that empowers high school students to be climate leaders in their schools, communities and beyond through educational videos, presentations from top Canadian athletes. Hot Planet Cool Athletes Canada has reached 15,000+ students across Canada!


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