Looking for something to do or somewhere to go? Then look no further. Campbelltown City Council has a number of ways young people can get involved in their local community.
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On Wednesday 9 May 2012, 180 Year 10 student's from Rostrevor College, Norwood Morialta High School and Charles Campbell College participated in the first Campbelltown Rotary Youth Driver Awareness Event at the Campbelltown Leisure Centre.
The student's partcipated in 6 driver safety workshops including;
- Stopping Distances
- Hazard Perception & Distractions
- Plan B: Alcohol, Drugs, Fatigue and Driving
- Crash Survivor
- My Wheels
A big thank you to RYDA, Rotary Club of Magill Sunrise, Rotary Club of Morialta, Rotary Club of Campbelltown, all of the volunteer's and presenter's for making this event a huge success!
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To celebrate all things summer; Campbelltown Youth throw one fantastic summer bash for all young people to come and enjoy. In partnership with the City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters, this event is held at Payneham Pool and is supported by local community services. Keep an eye out for this free event, held in December each year.
Movies in the Park is a free annual event for young people and is normally held in the first few months of Summer. In previous years Hollywood blockbusters have been screened such as The Simpsons Movie, Twilight and Pirates in the Caribbean. Next year, who knows?
On Monday 7 March 2011, 350 teenagers from across Eastern Adelaide came together at the Adelaide Festival Centre to learn how to cope with life's challenges, at the recent Get the Drift! event, an Eastern Region Alliance collaboration.
Students from Years 8 to 10 came together from 13 high schools across the seven Council areas, to take part in a number of workshops designed to help them learn how to deal with the pressures of being a teenager. Workshops were presented by a range of youth, education and health service providers on topics such as alcohol and drugs, career planning, stress management, health & wellbeing, positive self-image and cyber safety. Special Key note speakers this year included his Excellency Rear Admiral Kevin Scarce AC CSC RANR, the Hon. Grace Portolesi, Minister for Youth and Mayor Robert Bria (City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters). This event, run with the support of the Green Room - Adelaide Festival Centre's youth arts membership program, was a resounding success, with workshops and interactive activities well attended and almost 40 youth service providers present on the day.
Think Survivor meets the Amazing Race, right here in Campbelltown. Held in winter each year, 10 teams of 4 race around Campbelltown solving puzzles and clues and taking part in physical challenges; to be the first ones across the line for a cash prize! But be warned; there are twists, bends, penalties and out of this world challenges along the way.
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2011 Winning Team - The Raggies Rovers
The best way to describe the Campbelltown Youth Talent Night is a combination of Australian Idol, So You think you can dance and a Battle of the Bands; staged in one night which makes for awesome entertainment. The Youth Talent Night is now a biennial event, and the next one will be held in 2013.
2011 Campbelltown Youth Talent Night - winners with Mayor Simon Brewer
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'On the Same Wave' is a program designed to help teach young people who are new to Australia about beach safety. The program helps young people to understand the role of surf lifesavers, learn how a rescue is conducted, and how to swim in the surf and sun safety. Since the On the Same Wave program was established in 2009 the partcipation of Campbelltown residents has continually increased every year.
Held in April each year, National Youth Week (NYW) is the single largest youth event in Australia. National Youth Week is a celebration of youth that encourages all young people aged 12 -25 years to take part in activities and enjoy special events that celebrate their individuality and diversity. The Campbelltown YAC have held in the past photography expeditions, short film festivals, library lock-ins and have supported local youth services. Keep an eye out for what Campbelltown YAC will hold for NYW in April next year.
The YAC love to host pool parties and screen a movie underneath the summer night sky, but the YAC also provides a range of social awareness activities to provide you with new skills, knowledge and attitudes. We do a range of activities including;
2011 Youfilm event