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Squamish Youth Week

Welcome to Squamish Youth Week!

Youth Week is a provincial celebration held annually May 1-7! It is a week of fun filled interaction and a celebration intended to build a strong connection between youth and their communities. The events are intended to highlight the interests, accomplishments, and diversity of youth across the province.

All events are free for youth 12 to 24 years old. Age ranges vary based on the event. For more information on what other communities are up too, visit BC Youth Week Website

Sunday May 1

Step Out Improv! 
Connect, Create, Collaborate with Improv games; bringing you into presence and play
11 am – 12:30pm @ Squamish Waldolf School. $10. For youth ages 12-24. Register here: Step Out Improv Registration Link

Youth Pickleball and Ping Pong
Youth have the option to drop in and play one or both sports and hang out with friends while listening to fun playlist and enjoying a snac
2:30-4:30pm @ Brennan Park Recreation Centre. $2 per person. For youth ages 12-24. No registration required.

Tuesday May 3

Youth Job Fair
Explore a variety of employment opportunities for youth! In partnership with WorkBC, Whistler Personnel Solutions and Squamsish Youth Services
5-8pm @ Brennan Park Recreation Centre. Free. For youth ages 16-24. No registration required.

Thursday May 5

Youth Night in the Afternoon – Brought to you by the Squamish Youth Council!
Come down to Zephyr cafe for a casual hang with all of your friends! The first 50 people at the event will receive a free drink and pastry.
7-9pm @ Zephr Cafe downtown Squamish. Free. Youth ages 12-24. No registration required.

Friday May 6

Squamish Youth Services – Scavenger Hunt!
Join us for a exciting scavenger hunt outside Brennan Park for a chance to win awesome prizes! We will play other fun games and have snacks!
3-6pm @ Brennan Park Recreation Centre, Black Tusk Room. Free. Youth ages 12-18. Registration required. See tab below.

Scavenger Hunt Registration
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Hoop Reel – Basketball Drop In for Youth
Prepare for a fun drop in night run by Coach Yoni and his team. We will play full court games, or you can relax, watch, or play on the side hoops on the stage.
7-9pm @ Don Ross Middle School. Free. Youth ages 11-18. No registration required.

Saturday May 7

Youth Skate
Join us for disco lights, a fun playlist, and a variety of games on the ice!
12-2:15 @ Brennan Park Recreation Centre. $2 entry plus rental fees. Youth ages 12-24. No registration required.

Playful Poetry with the Little Bookshop
Come prepared with paper and pencil to begin (or continue!) your journey of playful poetry. We’ll write poems about all of the things you’ve ever seen or heard and thought: that’d be fun to write about. Youth will learn about possible poem structures and produce at least one poem that they can continue refining or use as a jumping off point for creating more poetry. 
5:30-7pm @ The Little Bookshop downtown Squamish. $10. Youth ages 13-18. To register click here: Playful Poetry Registration Link

Introduction to the short staff at Aikidaily
There are many short staff forms in aikido, come and discover a few with us.
3-5pm @ Aikidaily, 307-1201 Commercial Way. $5. For youth 12-18 years old. To register lick here: Registration Link