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.

43000

YOUTH VOLUNTEER HOURS ANNUALLY

 

3400

YOUTH SUPPORTED ANNUALLY

 

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INNOVATIVE PROGRAMS

 

LATEST NEWS

 

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    TD Youth Earth Ambassadors Host E-Recycling Drive

    A huge thank you to eCycle Solutions for donating their services to the TD Youth Earth Ambassadors’ electronics recycling drive!   Written by two members of the TD Youth Earth Ambassadors, ...

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    ConocoPhillips Youth of Distinction Awards Finalists 2015

    The ConocoPhillips Youth of Distinction Awards, a program of Youth Central, recognize deserving youth ages 12-18 for the ways they choose to live, focusing on selfless service and overcoming personal ...

  • Tell a Story day

    Youth Week Tell A Story

    Our Youth Week committee is looking for video submissions for their ‘Tell a Story Day’ project. Whether it’s funny, deep, or passionate, submit a 1-3 minute long video of something t...

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    YYC Block Party

    Youth Central presents YYC’s BLOCK PARTY   Join us as we kick off the summer in our second annual Block Party!   This is an all-ages celebration taking place at Eau Claire Market! The even...

  • Jack Leslie

    Apply for the Jack Leslie Youth Environment Grant

    The Jack Leslie Youth Environmental Grant honours the positive impact former Mayor Jack Leslie had on the city and the environment, and is awarded to youth in Calgary who continue his efforts. This pa...

  • Discovering Choices Youth Council presented with YMCA Peace Medal

    Discovering Choices Receives YMCA Peace Medal

    We’re proud to announce that part of our Outreach program, the Discovering Choices Youth Council received the YMCA Peace Medal in the Youth Group category.   From the Calgary Board of Educa...

  • Revv52

    Revv52 Open Rehearsal in Support of Youth Central

    Revv52 invites you to a free public open rehearsal for our upcoming May performance – Gospel Revvolution. Featuring the music of performers such as Sam Smith, Bruce Springsteen, and Ray Charles,...

  • 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...