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Youth

Youth

Youth

As a member of the Leicester Youth Consortia, our mission is to deliver the best possible outcomes for young people.

Highfields Centre has a 41 years’ history of delivering young people focused services with positive outcomes which have been achieved through a range of youth clubs, activities, events, projects and courses. We will be delivering three new sessions for young people aged 8 – 19 years. The sessions will promote the personal and social development of young people through creative & recreational activities, discussions & debates, sports, arts and trips.

 

 Session Times:

Monday: 6:15pm – 8:45pm – Mixed session (Age Group 8-16 years)

Friday:  6:15pm – 8:45pm – Mixed Session (Age Group 13-19 years)

Saturday: 9:30am – 12:00noon – Girls session only (Age Group 8-16 years)

Youth

Active Youth

Active Youth is a young people organisation established in 2007 to promote community cohesion, reducing barriers and providing opportunities for themselves and the community. The management committee are all young people who have a close working relationship with professionals who provide them with advice, support and guidance. Many young people have now moved on and there are opportunities for 13 to 19 year olds to join and gain knowledge, skills and experiences to run their own organisation. Please note that Every Child Matters is important for maintaining quality and keeping to nationally agreed standards in relation to young people and how they grow and develop.

 Support and training will assist you to train and qualify in:

  • Fitness & sports related qualifications
  • First Aid
  • Basic Food and Hygiene
  • Arts Awards
  • Personally and professionally develop
  • Communication and organisation skills
  • Learn to make funding applications
  • Budgeting skills
  • Develop as Management Committee members
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Empowering young people to voice their views and priorities at local forums and city-wide events
  • Organise and deliver tournaments & events
  • Football
  • Badminton
  • Community events

Active Youth meet regularly once a week, usually on Friday evenings.

For further information in relation to the above programmes, please contact Jay Patel at the Highfields Centre on 0116 2531053 or email jay.patel@highfieldscentre.ac.uk

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