youth energy celebration

Youth Energy Celebration

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
Columbus Zoo & Aquarium
Open to K-12 Teachers and Students
Cost: FREE (including admission to the Zoo)
Limit of 15 students per school.
Due to space limitations, we are not able to accommodate parent chaperons or school bus drivers.

Award Winners and More!

This electrifying event is a great way to see what students and teachers across the state are doing to impact behaviors and help create smart energy consumers of the future. Bring your students to celebrate a year of excellence in energy education.

Youth Energy Celebration Agenda

9:00am Zoo opens to explore (on your own)
11:00am Ohio Energy Project Awards & Lunch at the Africa Event Center
12:30pm Return to Zoo (on your own)
Departure time depends on your school schedule. The Columbus Zoo & Aquarium closes at 5:00pm. The Youth Energy Celebration will be over by 12:30.
Learn more about the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium

 Energy Portfolios

All portfolios are due by April 15th. Submit digital portfolios through NEED’s website. See portfolio guidelines for more information.

Portfolio Guidelines


Thanks to OEP’s 2018 Youth Energy Celebration Sponsors

AEP Ohio
American Electric Power
AM Conservation
Columbia Gas of Ohio
Dayton Power & Light
Office of Energy and the Environment, The Ohio State University
Ohio’s Electric Cooperatives

2017 Award Winners

1st Place Elementary Division-Taylor Middle School, Cleves
1st Place Junior Division-Heritage Middle School, Westerville
1st Place Senior Division-Oakwood High School, Dayton