Brampton Youth Programs

Brampton Youth

  1. Youth Hub Consultation Sessions for Brampton Youth (ages 14-29): There are 3 sessions hosted for youth to share their perspectives.  We just hosted a session last night and the next two virtual session will be on November 12th and 19th.  Please share this webpage that has all the information youth need. The engagement has been great so far and youth are sharing their insights in such a meaningful way. The Recreation Division also has some amazing giveaways. All the information for youth for the virtual sessions and online questionnaire is posted on the City’s Youth Hub Web Page:  brampton.ca/communityyouthhubs

 

  1. Centre Stage Conservatory: The City of Brampton’s Performing Arts Team is leading a program where youth go through a series of workshops with professional artists, and are then professionally presented, usually on The Rose Mainstage but everything will be virtual this year. Supports are available for youth with disabilities, including an Audition Preparation workshop (open to everyone). Youth with disabilities can get a 1:1 coaching session to prepare for their audition, and then those who are accepted into the program can also receive 1:1 coaching to prepare for the final performance.  More information lives here: https://tickets.brampton.ca/Online/default.asp then click on Education, then Youth Theatre Programs.

 

  1. Tree Photo Contest for Brampton Youth: The City’s Environment Team is leading a Tree Photo Contest from November 2nd – 30th.  This is part of the Urban Forest Management Plan.  We’re asking Brampton youth to share their artwork depicting trees for a chance to win an eco-friendly prize pack! All forms of art will be considered including photos, drawings and sculptures. Photos of submissions can be made by posting on Twitter or Facebook using #BramptonTrees and tagging @CityBrampton, or by emailing a photo to BramptonGreenCity@brampton.ca. The winning submission will be featured on the cover of the UFMP and the City’s website. For more information visit brampton.ca/trees”.

 

  1. Algoma University Leadership Workshop/ Conference: Tomorrow, November 12th from 12-2pm, youth can sign up for a leadership conference hosted by Algoma University. All the details can be found in this link:  : https://www.algomau.ca/event/be-the-blueprint-leadership-workshop/

 

  1. Sheridan Collage EDGE Program: Sheridan is running a program for the youth partnered with RBC. The focus is on underrepresented communities and having an impact on them.  To qualify, youth have to be from the ages 15-29, and it’s a 14-week program. In the end, they will receive $2000.00. I’ve attached the link below. All details are here: https://edge.sheridancollege.ca/catalyst/

 

  1. Peel CAS Career Networking Event for Youth: On Wednesday November 25th, 4:45pm – 7:00pm, Peel CAS is hosting a career networking event. The form to fill out is here: Registration link for Peel CAS Career Networking event  .  The annual Think Big! Dream Big! Be Big! Online Networking event has in the past years provided opportunities to youth in our community access to professional contacts, role models and mentors. Peel CAS would like to invite a professional from your company to come and represent your organization and speak to young people about your field of business, career potential, internships and entrepreneurship.  For auestions or more information, please contact: Geoff Katumba at gkatumba@peelcas.org (647-217-4605) or Jennu Baskaran at jbaskaran@peelcas.org (647-838-5622).

 

  1. Skills for Life Workshops: There are two FREE programs for youth led by Skills for Life.  Website link to program/registration page: https://www.theskills4life.ca/what-we-offer/
  • New Age Mentorship Program – This program targets the Entrepreneurial sector and matches a youth mentee (13-18) with a young adult mentor. (Prospective mentors can apply:  https://www.theskills4life.ca/contact/ )
  • Discover Your Path Program – This program targets youth needing more structured learning and targets  youth ages 13 – 20.  This program uses interactive and creative workshops and Sports/ Arts engagement to teach soft skills like – SMART Goal Setting, Financial Literacy, Networking, Personal Discovery, Self-Esteem Building, Professional Discovery.  Youth who attend and work on SMART goals have the chances to win prizes throughout the program

 

  1. Sharing the Resources on the City’s Youth Support Task Force Page: Many of you are aware of this webpage and there are a number of resources for youth there. Please share this page to those that serve youth and youth themselves. Also if you have free programs and services, please send that information our way as we would like to make it available to our Brampton youth.  The direct link is: https://letsconnect.brampton.ca/youth-task-force

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