YEP! - Youth Engage Program


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)

Youth Spaces (meet weekly during school terms)

  • Tuesdays: Kyneton Youth Space, 4pm-6pm in the Youth Development Unit, Hutton Street, Kyneton. Open to all young people 12-18 years.

  • Thursdays: Riddells Creek Youth Space, 4pm-6pm in the Riddells Creek Senior Citizens Centre, 74 Main Road, Riddells Creek. Open to all young people 12-18 years.

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.

  • When: Thursdays, 4pm-6pm

  • Where: Woodend Neighbourhood House, 47 Forest St, Woodend.

  • FREE Wi-Fi - BYO own device.

Registration required.

To register or for more information, see ASD specialised program or contact Charlotte on (03) 5422 0296 or email

ADS! is a gold coin donation, includes snacks. 

Holiday activities, events and training

Events & Activities

Find out more

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