BC Youth Week is back the first week of May celebrating the enthusiasm, skills, and accomplishments of the youth in our province. There are dozens of activities and events scheduled across BC including several in Metro Vancouver.
Create a team and join the Amazing Youth Race 2010 in Coquitlam at Town Centre Park on Friday April 30th. Challenging clues to solve, prizes, rain or shine, BBQ included.
As part of BC Youth Week, May 1â€‰â€“â€‰7, 2010â€‰â€“â€‰the Vancouver Skateboard Coalition, in conjunction with the City of Vancouver and Douglas Park, Riley Park, and the Roundhouse Community Centres is putting on a youth-focused, family-friendly skateboard event Saturday, May 1st at the downtown Skate Plaza. Follow the Vancouver Skateboard Coalition on Twitter or Facebook.
A Road Hockey Rumble in the Abbotsfrod Canadian Tire Parking lot.
And there’s a just plain ol’ fun Popsicle giveaway in North Vancouver on May 4th for Tsleil-Waututh School Students and Windsor Secondary Students.
More skateboarding at Skate Jam in Langley May 4th.
Youth can sign up for a free photography workshop at the North Vancouver Library May 4th to 7th.
The youth of North Vancouver present CityFest 2010 on Saturday, May 8th from 12:00pm to 4:00pm in the parking lot and skate park at Centennial Theatre. This includes a skateboard competition, a youth art display, dance and drama performances, a live band showcase, a free photo booth and a free BBQ.
There are many more events in other communities, including some on Vancouver Island, so if you have a youth in your life you can probably find something they’re interested in checking out. You can follow BC Youth Week on Twitter or Facebook for news and updates.