Open to males and females 15 - 17 years old. This program prepares you to develop your skills and knowledge, Engaging your personal respect, integrity for adulthood and represent your family and community.
Along the way, not only will you get to participate in life developing programs, you’ll get to meet other youth from other communities around the province. At the end of the candidate portion of the program, you will be able to participate in a pageant that will be attended by ambassadors and royalty from around the province. Candidates who vie for a title in the pageant and win, will be able to spend the next year travelling our province.
Sprott Shaw College
awards a $1500 Bursary to this program
To participate in these program, students need to be in grade 9 to 11, and 15 to 17 years old. The student needs to be a resident of West Kelowna and attending school. Each candidate will be getting a sponsor who will support them thru their candidacy. Over the 6 month course, candidates will participate at several functions and events within their community and attending other Youth Ambassador elections around BC during their reign (Pageants). This could include: Vernon, Kelowna, Penticton, Peachland, Kamloops, Merritt, Castlegar, Summerland, White Rock, Quesnel, Revelstoke, Oliver, Osoyoos, Nanaimo, Port Alberni, Williams Lake, Salmon Arm, Nakusp, New Denver, Trail etc.
Candidates can seek their own sponsor or one will be assigned from the coordinator. Sponsors can be any business or organization from West Kelowna
This program runs under the umbrella of the Westside Celebration Society