Each year May 1 -7 is celebrated as BC Youth Week and for the last 10 years, The LINC Youth Centre has been leading the local celebrations! This year is shaping up to be one of the best! Check out the event listing and info on the bigger events below.
YOUTH WEEK SCHEDULE
-Wednesday, May 1st: Free smoothies and Minute to Win It
-Thursday, May 2nd: 4th Annual SkateJam with 133
-Friday, May 3rd: Extreme Rec Night 2 (info below)
-Saturday, May 4th: 3rd Annual Gnarly Spring Craft Fair and 10th Annual Young Ones vs Old Ones Road Hockey Tournament
-Monday, May 6th: Pride Hoedown
-Tuesday, May 7th: Tween Dance
To register a hockey team or for additional details call 250-334-8138.
Returning during BC Youth Week is Extreme Rec Night, Friday May 3! This second installment will have youth 11-16 years busy from 3:30-10:30pm as they tour around the Comox Valley’s recreation centres being active and having fun! Youth will meet at The MOX Youth Centre, 19 Wing Fitness & Community Centre for games and snacks before boarding the bus and heading to The LINC Youth Centre for access to the games room, skatepark and a BBQ! Next up is rock climbing and archery tag at Cumberland Rec (waivers available here) before finishing the night at the Aquatic Centre for swimming, games and a snack bar! Registration is $10 in advance, or $15/drop-in. Transportation is also available from The LINC to The MOX. For more information visit www.courtenay.ca/extreme
Another special part of Youth Week is the Gnarly Little Spring Craft Fair. Build on their entrepreneurial skills and showcase their talents in crafts, art, baking, photography, jewelry and more! Table registration is $10. Come down to The Lewis Centre Saturday, May 4 from 11am-3pm and see what the youth have been creating!
For more information, check out www.courtenay.ca/gnarlyFor more information, or to pre-register a youth hockey team, please call The LINC Youth Centre at 250-334-8138, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or check out The LINC’s Facebook page for youth week postings.