We provide a place for youth to find meaningful volunteer experiences. We help youth make a difference and be active, caring citizens. We support youth in building valuable skills for future employment. We give youth a voice. We grow young people’s understanding of the community. We build Calgary’s leaders of today and tomorrow.












  • Brandon Wedemire

    Volunteer in Profile: Brandon Wedemire

    1) Why did you begin volunteering with us?   I started volunteering because of a man named Tony. Tony came in to my school one day and he gave a presentation on the different options at youth cen...

  • CYF Spring Grant Ad 2015

    Kick Start Your Project with a Calgary Youth Foundation Grant

      If you have a great idea for a youth (12-18) project in Calgary, we have the funds to back you up!  Receive up to $2,000 for youth driven projects in your community, school or neighbourhood. &...

  • ConocoPhillips Youth of Distinction Awards Race to Nominate Recipients, Crescent Heights High School

    ConocoPhillips Youth of Distinction Awards Race to Nominate Winners

    The results from the annual ConocoPhillips Youth of Distinction Awards Race to Nominate Competition are in! For turning in the most nominations Youth Central would like to congratulate the following s...

  • noimpact

    TD Youth Earth Ambassadors No Impact Week

    Join the TD Youth Earth Ambassadors in taking part in No Impact Week, March 8 – March 15! You will stop consuming new goods on a Sunday, then on Monday you will stop making trash, and on Tuesday...

  • Youth Week

    Host a Youth Week 2015 Event!

    Are you a student, a member of a club, or teacher at a school? A member of an organization or work at a store? Want to get involved with Youth Week, which runs from April 26-May 3, 2015? Host an event...

  • LOL Poster

    MYC Challenges You to Put Away Your Phone!

    The Alberta government has made distracted driving it’s traffic safety focus for February and our Mayor’s Youth Council is continuing their campaign against distracted driving by challengi...

  • Morgan

    Volunteer in Profile: Morgan Weatherbie

    Morgan started volunteering with us in 2013, primarily as a member of our TD Youth Earth Ambassadors. In the summer of 2014, Morgan was a regular volunteer at Winsport‘s summer camp, assisting i...

  • MayorforaDay

    Mayor for a Day 2015

    Will you be the 2015 Mayor for a Day?   A project of Youth Central’s Mayor’s Youth Council, related to the Mayor’s Civic Engagement Committee’s 3 Things for Calgary Initiative (http://www...