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'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...

 

Happy New Year

NAYC would like to wish all of it's members a Happy New Year. Hopefully you were all able to enjoy a relaxing break over Christmas and now feel recharged and ready for the reopening of your group. As ever we are available to lead activity sessions and meet your training needs. Simply contact the office or your local Area Coordinator. You can also get in touch...

 

2016 NAYC Awards Dinner

The annual NAYC Awards Dinner took place on Monday 5th December at King's Park Conference Centre. A three course Christmas meal was followed by entertainment from Towcester Rock School band Havok who played a three song set. Richard Buckingham presented the awards for the night with the help of Bishop John Holbrook who then gave a short talk. The event was attended by over 100 leaders,...

 

Are you resi ready?

Have you discovered the benefits of running a residential experience with your young people? Many of our groups have seen a positive change in those that attended and recommend this to others. To help you to understand what is involved we have arranged a weekend for leaders to experience a residential and ask any questions they may have. To book your place call 01604 499699 today....

 

Carriers for causes

A funding opportunity has arisen for groups to claim up to £1000 if they are based within a two mile radius of a One Stop store. The money is being generated through the sale of carrier bags and can be used for any project that benefits the local community. In order to apply for the funding visit the website below where you can check the criteria...

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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