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Youth Centres, Holiday Program & Events

Check out the opportunities in the West Tamar!

BEACONSFIELD YOUTH CENTRE 2022

Beaconsfield Community Centre, 92 Weld Street, Beaconsfield
Open Mondays and Wednesdays from 3.00pm-5.00pm (commencing 8th August)

Running until the 28th September, the Beaconsfield Youth Centre offers a range of activities including sports, games consoles, creative activities, team challenges and a place to relax, listen to music, meet new people with plenty of food to go around. Normal operating hours are Mondays 3.00-5.00pm for high school age and Wednesdays 3.00-5.00pm for primary ages (10+).

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Legana Youth Centre 2022

Legana Memorial Hall, corner of Fulton St and Bulman Drive, Legana.
Open on Tuesdays from 3.30pm to 5.30pm from term 3 (commencing 9th August)

Running until 27th September, The Legana Youth Centre will feature free creative workshops with special guests, or you can just chill out with the team. This program is for young people aged 10-17 living in the West Tamar.

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Lead Inspire Grow Leadership Camp - Jan 16-18 2023

Lead, Inspire, Grow gives young people the opportunity to develop leadership skills, challenge mental and physical growth, build confidence, and build aspiration towards their future leadership. The camp hosts a range of fun and adventure based activities, guest speakers, team challenges, discussions, peer mentoring, along with great food and accommodation at Camp Clayton. 25 successful applicants each year participate in this amazing opportunity. (successful applications from the cancelled 2022 camp, can be automatically selected).

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School Holiday Program

The West Tamar School Holiday program for October is now open. The program will feature activities such as fishing, putt putt, skateboarding workshop, skate jam, graffiti art and croquet! Spaces are limited and payments must be made prior to the activities.

registrations now open

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Youth Events

During Youth Week Tasmania, Beaconsfield hosted the Beacy Rock Challenge and the Skate Park League Competition. These events assist with bringing a spotlight to the northern part of the municipality and showcases the amazing talent of young people in the field of music and skating.

In the future we will also plan to host Beacy Skate Jam, Beats & Eats, Live Music at Windsor and more.

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Youth Representative Grants Program

Council is committed to support young people residing in our municipality that have been selected to participate or compete in an event of local, national or international significance.

Successful recipients are automatically nominated for the Young Citizen/Young Sportsperson of the Year during the Annual Australia Day presentations.

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School based training

In conjunction with schools in the West Tamar, the Youth Development team supports and provides training to matters concerning students at school.

With support from the Tas Community Fund, Council is partnering with JCP Empowering Youth to provide leadership and resilience based training at schools. Other training includes leadership development to Student Leadership bodies, party safe training for school leavers, and bringing in guest speakers to speak about their field of excellence about issues that are raised by young people.

Visit JCP Empowering Youth

West Tamar Partysafe

West Tamar Council works to provide a positive, fun and informative partysafe program to Year 10 leavers at the conclusion of each year. Schools in the West Tamar have the opportunity to utilises the skills, services and experience of inspired speakers to encourage senior students to make positive choices, have increased awareness and to transform today's party culture into a positive and uplifting environment.

See West Tamar Partysafe Brochure here

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