Nova Scotia Nature Writing and Art Contest for Youth

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The Nature Writing and Art Contest is inviting youth ages 7-15 years who live in Nova Scotia to submit a written piece (short story, non-fiction, poetry, etc.) OR an original artwork (painting, drawing, collage, etc.) that is inspired by:

  • native plants or animals of Nova Scotia (native means a species that occurs naturally in a region),
  • an adventure, personal moment, or happy experience in Nova Scotia’s wild places (lake, river, ocean, forest, trail),
  • an injustice that impacts nature in Nova Scotia

Contest closes October 31.

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Writing

Junior – ages 7-11

Senior – ages 12-15

Art

Junior – ages 7-11

Senior – ages 12-15

Prizes: Total of $900 in cash prizes  Each category has a: First Place prize valued at $150, Second Place prize valued at $100, Third Place prize valued at $50. 

Complete rules and regulations can be found at www.yncns.ca