Big Tobacco has a long history of marketing its deadly products to youth through manipulation and deception, and we’ve seen it all and had enough of it! As youth, we have the voice of change in this world and power to make a positive difference. By using our voice, we will continue to stand up to Big Tobacco, bringing attention to the environmental impact of tobacco products and marketing toward youth. Youth can empower, help guide, and provide our peers with resources to create change.
A few of the topics youth will learn about include No Limits and Big Tobacco 101, Big Tobacco's history of manipulative marketing tactics, the positive difference youth are capable of making, how tobacco harms the environment, and how to take strategic steps in the right direction to make change a reality.
Here's a quick summary:
When: November 16 - 17, 2019
Where: Divots Conference Center, Norfolk, NE
Cost: FREE (We'll even pick you up!)
We're looking for Nebraska youth who:
Do you need a group or sponsor?
Both individuals and groups are welcome. A group sponsor is encouraged but not required.
Click here for the sponsor form.
No Limits tries to provide transportation to and from the summit at no cost to participants. Our buses will be making several stops across the state. Here is a list of potential stops for the summit.
All applications must be received by Wednesday, October 23, 2019.
Acceptance announcements will be sent out no later than Monday, October 28, 2019.
Download and print off this form here to fill out offline.
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No Limits is all about youth leadership, taking action, having fun, and spreading the word about Big Tobacco. Please answer the following questions with a short essay (30–100 words) or with a drawing, poem, song, or other form of creative expression. Please answer all of the questions or submit your creative expression on a separate sheet of paper. Keep in mind that effort will be taken into consideration this year.
Please Review and complete all the spaces on this form.
INCOMPLETE FORMS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AND YOUR CHILD WILL NOT BE ABLE TO ATTEND THIS EVENT.
I hereby request and consent that my child or ward,
be permitted to
travel to and from, and participate in the 2019 No Limits Fall Activism Summit in Norfolk, Nebraska, on November 16 and 17, 2019. I understand and agree to the following:
I further grant permission for
to appear in person or in voice, video or photographic presentation for radio, television, or print media reports and/or media campaign(s) resulting from participation in the No Limits Activism Summit and also to complete confidential or anonymous surveys and participate in interviews for evaluation purposes.
As a general rule, anesthesia may not be administered to or operation performed without written permission by the parents or guardians. However, on rare occasions, an emergency requiring hospitalization and/or surgery develops. Therefore, in order to prevent a dangerous delay, if an emergency does occur and we are unable to contact the parents or legal guardian, the parent/guardian is asked to sign the release form below.
In the event of injury or illness to my son/daughter/ward,
I hereby authorize official meeting staff to secure whatever treatment is deemed necessary and, if recommended by an attending physician, the administration of an anesthetic or surgery.
I hereby authorize the event staff member to administer over-the-counter medication if necessary. [e.g., Tylenol (headache, fever), Advil (cramps, aches), Pepto Bismol (upset stomach, nausea), Benadryl (allergies)]
WHEREAS, the possession and/or use of weapons, tobacco products, alcoholic beverages and illegal drugs, or remaining in the presence of individuals who are using or taking these items is prohibited; and
WHEREAS, sexual contact at any event or activity which occurs within the time frame of the No Limits Activism Summit is prohibited; and
WHEREAS, any behavior that violates any of the laws of the United States or the State of Nebraska or any local ordinance is also prohibited; and
WHEREAS, the attendance and punctuality at all scheduled sessions at the summit is considered mandatory by all participants at the No Limits Activism Summit; and
WHEREAS, there is a commitment to serve as a contact and resource person in my community/county/state tobacco education program; and
WHEREAS, all participants are expected to show respect for the property of others and the facility in which the meeting is being held; and
WHEREAS, all participants are not permitted to participate in any water activities. This includes, but is not limited to, being in, on , near the pool, spa, lake, etc., and
WHEREAS, all groups and individuals are expected to remain at No Limits Summer Activism Summit for the entire duration of the summit which is being held primarily at the Divots Conference Center in Norfolk. (However, students at times may also be at other various locations for activism purposes and must remain at these locations with their sponsors.)
agree to abide by this Code of Conduct and am aware that any infraction of the Code will result in my parent/guardian(s) being notified. In the event that it is determined that I have violated the Code, I may be sent home at my parent/guardian’s expense. The responsibility for making this determination is vested in the chaperone and event sponsors.
This will not affect the selection process; it's simply to allow accommodation for all special needs.
Special Needs: Please indicate any special needs or disabilities that we should know about. Include any relevant
information on this form. We will contact you for further information, if needed.
Special Dietary Needs: Please indicate any special dietary restrictions such as vegetarian, kosher, or food allergies.
Transportation: Please indicate which location will be most convenient for you. Participants or groups having difficulties getting to/from a scheduled stop should contact No Limits to see if other transportation arrangements can be made.
Please Note: All water activities are strictly prohibited for participants for the duration of the No Limits event due to liability issues. Water activities include, but are not limited to, the use of any swimming pool or lake at the camp.
Please submit application forms by Wednesday, October 23, 2019.Acceptance announcements will be made no later than Monday, October 28, 2019.