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The Northampton Half Marathon

The Northampton Half Marathon The Northampton Half Marathon is back for its fifth year and promises to be a great event for regular runners and those who have never run but are looking to challenge themselves. Could you partner with us to support the young people in our county by running for us? The Half Marathon starts in the town centre and winds its way...

 

Team NAYC runs the London Marathon 2018

Team NAYC are dusting off their trainers and donning the lycra to pound the 26.2miles of London's pavements for the 2018 Marathon. Iain, Amanda & Nick are our passionate and dedicated team who are swapping running activities, crafts and sports for running this challenging race. None of our superstar team are runners and so this is a huge challenge for them to undertake. They...

 

NAYC ANNUAL AWARDS 2018

NAYC Annual Awards Dinner is held to provide recognition and appreciation to those that demonstrate such commitment and dedication to serve young people across the county. The 2018 Awards, attended by the High Sheriff of Northamptonshire, were held at the charity’s King’s Park Conference & Sports Centre in Northampton on Wednesday 24th January 2018. Those attending enjoyed a scrumptious 3 course meal with great...

 

Launch of the NAYC Wellbeing4Youth Appeal

This week sees the launch of the Wellbeing4Youth Appeal. This is a new campaign to raise donations towards the valuable work NAYC carries out with all of our affiliated groups within the county. Statutory funding has recently been reduced and in order to continue supporting the wonderful youth groups across Northamptonshire, NAYC needs to raise fnds from other sources. NAYC also recognises that...

 

'New' Emerging Leaders

We are pleased to announce the dates for our new, exciting and dynamic Emerging Leaders Programme. 24 - 26 November 2017 16-18 February 2018 23 - 25 March 2018 Building on the success of previous years we are developing an exciting programme, blending challenging activities and training sessions to harness personal development over a weekend residential. Emerging Leaders seeks to develop and empower young people (13-17) through providing essential...

 

Royal Visit

Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal, arrived by helicopter to our Benham Sports Centre to commemorate the work of Northamptonshire Trampoline Gymnastics Academy (NTGA) and their Olympic medal-winning coach, Tracy Whittaker-Smith. On Monday 8th May, we were delighted to welcome HRH The Princess Royal, Princess Anne to our King's Park site where she was treated to a display from NTGA gymnasts and Great Britain Olmypian Kat...

 

Marathon Man

This year NAYC has a charity place in the Virgin London Marathon. Bjorn Van Uem will be running the 26.2 miles through the capital to raise money for our work with youth groups. Bjorn is a keen runner and this will be his first time running the London course. It will take him past some of the most iconic landmarks in the capital including Big Ben,...

 

2017 Collage Competition winners

The winners of this years collage competition are Ellie and Magda from Ryehill Youth Club. Once again we received a large number of imaginative entries based on the theme of Paddington. The winning collage was commended for a creative use of materials and colour. Well done to all those who put so much time and energy into taking part. You gave the judges, Richard Houghton...

 

Active in Leadership

This weekend a group of 24 young people are off to Pioneer Centre in Shropshire to take their leadership skills to the next level. All the participants have previously taken part in an Emerging Leaders weekend and are now looking to develop their skills to enable them to advance in their practice. The programme will involve a number of training sessions and activities ranging from caving...

 

Training events coming soon

We have a number of training events comming up in the next few months. You can book your free place on Eventbrite. Courses include: Youthskills - Monday 30th January at Kings Park Conference Centre Basic Youth Work Skills training for new volunteers of affiliated groups or to serve as a refresher for more experienced volunteers. Consists of your role, boundaries, challenging behaviour, what is safeguarding and other...

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Contact Us

Tel: 01604 499699
Fax: 01604 797901
Email: yd@nayc.org
Address:
King's Park Headquarters
King's Park Road
Moulton Park
Northampton
NN3 6LL