Vancouver & Sea To Sky Youth Week Events

Cities and organizations all across the province are busy planning for BC Youth Week 2022!  Please reach out to us or to people in your City to find out what is going on! We will be updating the website with all the details as the information becomes available.

BC Youth Week is May 1 – 7 #AreYouReady ?

Member:  City of North Vancouver

 

Check out our 2022 updated events!

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Wed. May 4, 2022

Date: Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Time: 4-5:30pm

Location: 125 Victory Ship Way, North Vancouver, BC

Sat. May 7th, 2022

Date: Saturday, May 7, 2022

Time: 11am-3pm

Location: 125 Victory Ship Way, North Vancouver, BC

Details: For the past fifteen years, local youth organizations and businesses have been working with the City of North Vancouver to celebrate our province’s annual Youth Week. This festival is an amazing undertaking featuring over 400 local youth performers and competitors showcasing their talents in music, dance, drama, fashion, and film. As well, the event includes food booths, a longboard race, and well-run skateboarding competition, the largest of its kind in Metro Vancouver.

More Info: CityFest - North Vancouver (nvcityfest.com)

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Check out our 2022 updated events!! 


Mon. May 9th, 2022

Date: Monday, May 9th, 2022

Time: 7:00 pm

Location: Virtual (https://www.dnv.org/our-government/council-meeting-calendar)

Organizers: The District of North Vancouver

 

This year, Mayor and Council will be virtually celebrating the accomplishments and contributions of 15 young people, and acknowledging local businesses and individuals from across the District that have supported youth in our community.

Member: District of Squamish

 

Check out our exciting 2021 events!

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Sun. May 2nd

Date: Sunday, May 2nd

Time: 12:00 p.m.

Location: TBD

Register: https://squamishlive.ca/InternetRegistration/Start/Start.asp

Sponsors: Squamish Youth Services

Contact: hcoutts@squamish.ca

 

This training will help those working with children aged six to 12 in a front-line leader capacity, such as a camp counselor, coach or swim instructor. It provides in-depth training in the HIGH FIVE®Principles of Healthy Child Development to help front-line leaders understand what they need to do to ensure each child’s social, emotional and cognitive needs are met. Leaders learn activities and gain knowledge, tips and resources to enhance their programs as well as their relationships with children and other staff members.

 


Member:  Sea to Sky Community Services

 

Member: City of Vancouver

Fri.  May 6, 2022

Date: May 6th

Time: 4pm-6:15pm (Girls Ages 13-18 & Jr Boys Ages 13-15) 6:30pm-9:30pm (Sr. Boys Ages 16-18)

Location: Trout Lake Community Centre

Ages: 13-18

Registration: To register your team (Max 5) contact Bernie.dionne@vancouver.ca

Details: Show off your skills, gain some bragging rights and celebrate Youth Week 2022 at Trout Lake CC’s Basketball Tourney!

Sat. May 7, 2022

Date: Saturday, May 7th, 2022

Time: 7pm-9pm

Location: Hillcrest Community Centre

Ages: 8-18

Registration: Contact youthweek@vancouver.ca

Details: Come skate for free at Hillcrest CC. There will also be prizes, snacks, activities and a photo booth to celebrate youth week 2022!

Date: Saturday, May 7th, 2022

Time: 12pm-5pm

Location: Downtown Skate Plaza

Ages: Under 18

Registration: Contact youthweek@vancouver.ca 

WAIVER FORM NEEDED

Details: There will be beginner, intermediate, and advance divisions! Show us whatcha got and have fun too! There will be prizes and fun to be had at the Youth Week 2022 Skate Jam!

 


Member: The University Neighbourhoods Association 

Mon. May 2nd, 2022

Date: Monday, May 2nd, 2022

Ages: 9+

Time: 4:00 - 6:00pm

Starting Location: Wesbrook Community Centre (3335 Webber Ln)

Description: Join us for an exciting scavenger hunt to look for hidden clues and objects around the UBC campus. Participate in a team or simply come as you are; there will be ice cream! This event is sponsored by the UBC Student Environment Centre.

Registration: Tell us you're coming through your UNA account

Tues. May 3rd, 2022

Date: Tuesday, May 3rd, 2022

Time:  5 pm – 7 pm

Ages: 13 - 18

Location: Collings field

Description: Come join this game of Bubble soccer, is the sport of soccer while half-encased inside an inflated zorb, which covers the player's upper body and head. Limited space available and signed waiver required. We require two signed waivers for this event, one will be from the UNA filled out at registration. The second from BC Bubble Ball will be emailed to you before the event.

Registration: Tell us you're coming through your UNA account

Wed. May 4th, 2022

Date: Wednesday, May 4th, 2022

Time: 5:30-7pm

Location: WCC Gym

Ages: 9-18

Description: Come as a team or as an individual for this dodgeball tournament. Where teams will throw balls and hit opponents while fighting for the top spot.

Registration: Tell us you're coming through your UNA account

Thurs. May 5th, 2022

Date: Thursday, May 5th, 2022

Ages: 13-18

Time: 4 - 6 pm

Location: Rhododendron Wood... We will meet at the corner of Larkin Dr.

Description: Come play Capture the Flag against your peers in Rhododendron Wood. Teams will work together to strategize, steal and win this traditional schoolyard game. Snacks will be available and wear good shoes. 

Registration: Tell us you're coming through your UNA account

Fri. May 6th, 2022

Date: Friday, May 6th, 2022

Ages: 13 - 18

Time: 8 pm

Location: Jim Taylor Park and Old Barn Community Centre

Description: Ready for a night of fun? Come to Glow in the Dark Night, where youth get together and play fun games with paint, bring a white shirt you don't mind getting messy. There will be snacks available.

Registration: Tell us you're coming through your UNA account


Member: Some Assembly Theatre Company

April 29- May 3, 2022

Dates for the public: Friday April 29th, 7:30pm and Saturday April 30th, 7:30pm

Dates for school groups only: Monday May 2, 11am and 1:30pm, Tuesday May 3, 11am and 1:30pm

Location: Roundhouse Performance Centre (181 Roundhouse Mews)

Details: Created by diverse Metro Vancouver youth with playwright and director Valerie Methot, and several industry professionals, this timely theatre piece stems from conversations with youth who say the pressure to imagine their future during a pandemic is challenging – especially when trying to manage and cope with everyday fears and struggles. With a
focus on mental health and addiction, The Waitlist Experiment draws on various art forms for inspiration including comedy, drama, original music, movement, mask work, and visual design.

Registration: Free! Through this link: www.someassembly.ca 

Press Release: Click here to download

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Member: District of West Vancouver

 

Check out our 2022 updated events!! 

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Mon. May 2nd, 2022

Date: Monday, May 2, 2022

Time: 6pm

Location: Virtual

Details: Join us as members of our Youth Advisory Committee will prepare and deliver a mock Council meeting and address a topic of importance to West Vancouver youth. Youth will share their own thoughts and opinions on a topic that is important to them and Mayor and Council will have an opportunity to ask questions and provide feedback/comments at the end of the meeting.

Registration: Contact Melanie Clark - mclark@westvancouver.ca

Wed. May 4th, 2022

Date: Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Time: 5pm

Location: Youth Hub - 706 Main Street, Park Royal South, West Vancouver

Details: Youth are invited to join Youth Services at the West Vancouver Youth Hub to enjoy an evening dedicated to self-care. Youth are encouraged to dress comfortably and reward themselves with evening of face masks, a movie, and other fun self-care activities such as painting or doing a meditation activity together. A light dinner and snacks will be provided.

Registration: Contact Shakila Amiri - samiri@westvancouver.ca​​​​​​​

Fri. May 6th, 2022

Date: Friday, May 6, 2022

Time: 7pm

Location: Gleneagles Community Centre - 6262 Marine Drive, West Vancouver

Details: It is time to dance like EVERYONE is watching! Bring your friends and groove to your favourite tunes at our super popular grade 6/7 dances. Our pre-teen dances are safe, fun, and supervised. Don't miss out!

Registration: Please call 604 925 7270, or visit activewestvanrec.ca, and search activity 121218

Contact Info: Melanie Clark - mclark@westvancouver.ca


Sat. May 7th, 2022

Date: Saturday, May 7, 2022

Time: 1pm

Location: West Vancouver Community Centre - 2121 Marine Drive, West Vancouver

Details: Celebrated each year in conjunction with BC Youth Week, West Vancouver’s Youth Appreciation Awards recognize exceptional youth who exemplify a strong commitment to giving back to their local and global communities. Youth award recipients; Mayor and Council; and interested family and friends are invited to join staff at the West Vancouver Community Centre for an informal gathering to celebrate these outstanding achievements.

Registration: ​​​​​​Contact Melanie Clark - mclark@westvancouver.ca

Member: Resort Municipality of Whistler