Youth Engage Program (YEP!)

Youth Engage Program (YEP!)

Youth Engage Program (YEP!) and its programs aim to encourage young people aged 12-18 years to connect with each other, youth services and the greater community through weekly youth spaces programs, events, activities, mentoring and work place training across the Macedon Ranges Shire. YEP! also encourages young people to be involved in shaping the annual program and events by being a part of the YEP! ideas committee.

YEP! activities include:  

  • Movie and game nights
  • Excursions and workshops (Parkour, dance, DJ-ing, photography, cooking and much more)
  • Workplace training (Barista, RSA, resume writing and more).

Youth Spaces (meet weekly during School Term)

  • Tuesdays: Kyneton Youth Space, 4pm-6pm in the Youth Development Unit, Hutton Street, Kyneton. Open to all young people 12-18 years.
  • Wednesdays: Gisborne Youth Space, 3.45pm-5.45pm in the Manaaki , 35 Aitken Street (side entrance), Gisborne. Open to all young people 12-18 years.

 

Term 1 Schedule

Starting back Wednesday 7th and Thursday 8th February 2017

Week 1 Wednesday 7 and Thursday 8 February Chill out, games and catch up.
Week 2 Wednesday 14 and Thursday 15 February Picnic and outdoor games at the park.
Week 3 Wednesday 21 and Thursday 22 February Zombie Apocalypse game night.
Week 4 Wednesday 28 and Thursday 29 February Woodend outdoor pool excursion, $3.00. BYO towel and bathers (transport to come).

 YEP! is a gold coin donation, includes snacks.

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) specialised YEP! program

Young people aged 11-16 years diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) now have the opportunity to participate in a Youth Space program provided by Council in partnership with Cobaw Community Health.

Registration required.

To register or for more information, see ASD specialised program or contact Fiona from Cobaw Community Health on (03) 5421 1666. 

 

Term 1 Schedule

Starting back Thursday 9th February 2017

Week 1 Thursday 9 February Games and catch up.
Week 2 Thursday 16 February Woodend outdoor pool excursion, $3.00. BYO towel and bathers.
Week 3 Thursday 23 February Nature walk - find and seek.
Week 4 Thursday 2 March Walk to the Adventure Playground, includes soccer and cricket.

YEP! is a gold coin donation, includes snacks.

Holiday activities, events and training

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YEP! Idea's Factory

YEP! also offers young people across Macedon Ranges Shire an opportunity to be part of the planning and coordination of the youth space activities, events and training. Mentorship in event planning is offered to participants, including work experience and references.

House of Awesome

Run by Cobaw Community Health in partnership with Macedon Ranges Shire Council.

House of Awesome is a fortnightly peer-led social support and activity group aimed at supporting LGBTI young people in the Macedon Ranges. To find out more, contact Canon O'Saurus, WayOut Project Worker on (03) 5421 1666 or 0419 655 407 or visit Cobaw Community Health's Facebook Page.

Upcoming dates: tba.  

Locations for YEP! Program

Kyneton Youth Space

Kyneton Youth Space

Hutton Street, Kyneton

Facility: Youth Space,
Features: Toilets,

-37.24699607, 144.4526841

Hutton Street, Kyneton 3444

Kyneton Youth Space

Hutton Street, Kyneton

Features: Toilets,

Gisborne Youth Space

35 Aitken Street, Gisborne

Facility: Youth Space,
Features: Toilets,

35 Aitken Street, Gisborne 3437

Gisborne Youth Space

35 Aitken Street, Gisborne

Features: Toilets,
Woodend Youth Space

Woodend Youth Space

47 Forest Street , Woodend

Facility: Youth Space,
Features: Toilets,

-37.4870850,144.5919770

47 Forest Street , Woodend 3442

Woodend Youth Space

47 Forest Street , Woodend

Features: Toilets,

Find out more

Contact Youth Engage Program Officer, phone (03) 5422 0296, or head to our Facebook page.

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