23 Jun 2020
  • Caerphilly County Borough Council Youth service Youth Forum is hosting a meeting with the Leader of the council to discuss learners’ to help prepare young people for a return to School that week – this will be discussed at a wider Youth Forum later in the week and any local young people wishing to get involved in the Youth Forum may get in touch at JONESCL1@CAERPHILLY.GOV.UK
  • Throughout the week, outreach staff will work closely with Gwent Police to advise young people out and about regarding social distancing and how to stay safe – watch out for our youth workers on your street corner!  Online quizzes will take place in connection with this activity on different evenings.
  • Monday-Thursday, youth workers will be running online group sessions and quizzes focussed on the UNCRC, with prizes and certificates linked to this
  • The service is also running a competition for young people to design a picture/poster/poem on what youth work means to them.
  • A mixture of fun activities and wellbeing/self-esteem promoting activities are to be delivered all week (and have been since lockdown began) but this week sees celebration all young people’s fantastic achievements and efforts during lockdown – certificates for this are to be sent out this week.
  • Virtual cooking sessions to make celebratory cakes for Youth Work Week.
  • Online parties
  • A 7 day challenge to create a video on what youth workers mean to young people.
  • All week, the Youth Service is distributing Period Dignity products
  • The Youth service’s/County’s LGBT group for young people meets to celebrate Youth work Week on Saturday 27th.  For information about this group, contact GETHFN@CAERPHILLY.GOV.UK
  • The Youth Services education (EOTAS) groups return to activity from the 24th.
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