Well its not the year for the normal kind of Youth Week celebrations with events cancelled and everyone having to STAY AT HOME!  But we have put some ideas together so we can all celebrate Youth and participate in this years theme...

Speak up. Be involved. Get connected. Have fun.

We hope you find some inspiration with these recommendations and it makes social isolation the little bit easier!

GET CREATIVE

RYSS’ Indigenous Artwork Competition 

RYSS is requiring new Indigenous branding and we want a young artist from our community to design this for us. Submit your artwork as an expression of interest and your design could be chosen to be the RYSS new look Indigenous branding with full artist credit and $200 payment for your design. For more info Click Here

Central Coast Comicon High School Cosplay Competition. 

Central Coast Comicon are running a special costume design competition exclusively to Central Coast High Schools. The Winning design will win a $500 Donation for their High Schools Textile & Arts Department!

for more info Click Here

Central Coast Comicon 2020 is currently postponed due to covid-19. We look forward to hosting the event in late 2020, date to be confirmed. 

Free Online Guitar Lessons from Fender

Fender are offering 3 months of free guitar lessons. Start you beginner course and learn on your instrument of choice acoustic guitar, electric guitar, ukulele etc. for more info Click Here

 

My State Film Festival

Entries are now open for My State Student Film Festival a film competition open to Australian primary and high school students.
Check out the films from last year Click Here

Or to enter and for more information Click Here

  

 

GET ACTIVE

 

PE with Jo 

Fitness trainer Jo offers free home workouts to everyone, no matter what their fitness levels. 250+ free workouts that millions of people participate in all over the world. For more info  Click Here

 

 

Yoga and Mindfulness for Teens

Jaysea Devoe started her yoga journey at 8, completed her teacher training at 12, and now is the 14-year-old founder of SeaVibes Yoga (“Where the ocean meets the mat”). Jaysea encourages other teens to pursue their passions and not worry about age; finding your bliss is a gift whenever you come to it. For herself, Jaysea draws much of her inspiration from the water, and brings a calm, free-flowing mentality to her classes. So pull up a cushion or roll out a mat, and come chill with Jaysea. For more info Click Here

 

 

 

GOOD LISTENING 

 

Tween Talk 

This is a podcast for tweens by tweens, hosted by Amelia Baxter. Covering health, beauty, fashion, food and more! Listen Here

Ask Me Anything 

An Agony Aunt for those awky questions for teenage girls Listen Here

Tiddas 4 Tiddas

Tiddas 4 Tiddas was started as an initiative designed to empower young black women to know their worth and what they’re capable of. Tidda means sister and in this podcast series, we’ll bring to life stories of some of the countries deadliest Indigenous sisters. Hosted by Tiddas founder Marlee Silva in partnership with Mamamia, this show is about raising awareness and inspiring Indigenous excellence in the hopes that one day, we’ll all stand together... Listen Here

Stuff You Should Know

Join Josh Clark and Chuck Bryant as they get to the bottom of odd questions, like how Twinkies work and if zombies exist. Listen to Stuff You Should Know on demand to enjoy this fascinating biweekly podcast from the HowStuffWorks team. A unique dose of education and entertainment. Listen Here

TED Talks

Here is a link to the list of the most popular TED Talks of all time. Listen Here

FOR FUN  

Wildlife Watch and Learn 

Australian Reptile Park daily talks with Tim Faulkner.

For more info Click Here

Taronga TV - Live Zoo Cam 

For more info Click Here

STAY SAFE, STAY HEALTHY, STAY AT HOME