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Like many community organisations, we have taken the necessary actions in response to Covid 19.

From 19/03/2020 we are postponing all our youth sessions. We will  inform all young people, parents and families as soon as we are restarting.Until then please stay safe and should you want to get in touch we will be on facebook and email throughout. Look after yourselves - from the CYV Team 

CURRENT PROJECTS

COMMUNITY COOK BUCKINGHAM PARK 2020

Community Cook is a community project that brings young people together to celebrate diversity and cohesion through cooking workshops across Aylesbury Vale. Aylesbury has vast and ethnic mix of cultures, backgrounds, traditions and histories and this is a chance for young people to not only explore these through food and different cuisines but also to celebrate the extensive vibrant multicultural area they live in.

Cooking together is a great learning experience in social education as well as developing culinary skills and competences from basic cookery through to dynamic dishes learning for life; as well as bringing generations together as well as different cultures and signature dishes.

Community Cook breaks down barriers between groups of young people, mixes generations together and challenges stereotypes through this amazing practical project opportunity, whilst showcasing their achievements to their families, friends and local community

DATE & TIME: These sessions are being rescheduled due to Covid 19 
PLACE: Buckingham Park Community Centre, Jubilee Square, Aylesbury HP19 9DZ

POSITIVE YOUTH WYC-ENDERS

These sessions run on the first Saturday of the month for those aged 11-14 years old, with a mixture of physical activities, positive activities and topics like self awareness, personal safety, relationships etc.  

With changes in school life, crossing over from primary to secondary this project supports young people to become resilient, confident, personable and able to succeed

These sessions also include residential, day trips and group building exercises.

DAY: First Saturday of the Month (These sessions are postponed due to Covid 19) 

TIME: 1.30-4PM

PLACE: Roundhouse Youth Centre, St Marys St, HIgh Wycombe, Bucks HP11 2HE

POSITIVE YOUTH PRODUCTIONZ

A weekly session for young people ages 12+ Using a focus of creative arts and life skills we will combine creative expression with mixed media, personal development with key skills and personal development.  In a positive and supportive environment developing personal and social skills as well as aspirations, own well being and self awareness. 

DAY: Thursdays   (These sessions are postponed due to Covid 19) 

TIME: 5.30- 7.30pm

PLACE: Roundhouse Youth Centre, St Marys St, HIgh Wycombe, Bucks HP11 2HE

POSITIVE YOUTH MENTORING

Positive Youth Mentoring involves one-to-one support for young people on an ongoing basis. over 10 sessions. Working with young people to establish a relationship where goals and objectives can be developed, issues supported and negative behaviors challenged.

Sessions look at the future. Identifying and providing extra training or support to the young person in order to successfully complete their learning pathway.

Mentoring can provide a positive role model, support them with their education, offer
opportunities to discuss and find solutions to challenges they may be facing, and provide them with an individualized response to their support needs. It can bring about a range of benefits
for young people, including for example improved relationships, increased communication skills and resilience. On the whole, mentoring may increase the young person’s chances of continuing with and completing their education, gaining employment and positive life choices.

 

Current funding means this project is particularly focuses towards those who are vulnerable or at risk of criminal exploitation, employment, training and education, those involved or at risk of being involved in the criminal justice system. risky behaviors, mental health concerns, transitional work from primary to secondary school, staying safe, managing anger and positive relationships.

DAY & TIME: As agreed between the mentor and young person

PLACE: Mentoring takes place in Wycombe, South Bucks and the Chiltern areas.

Please get in touch via email should you wise to recommend a young person for this service

EMPOWERMENT

EmpowerMENt is a community inclusion and engagement project working with young men in High Wycombe using non formal education, fitness and social support. In a safe, non-judgmental space boys/young men explore their identity and behaviour as men and help support them to develop practical steps to improve their lives. We also use YouTube videos, song lyrics, and current news headlines to raise debates and discussions to allow group members to respond with their ideas, thoughts, and perceptions of issues. These could relate to mental health, local youth issues and approach topics like 'Stop and Search', personal safety (flight not fight) sexual health, relationships, identity, sexuality, domestic violence, extremism, e-safety, politics, knife and organised crime and harmful or risk taking behaviours. Experiential learning, sports, life skills, self challenge and diversionary activities are key to developing interests and competences as well as alternative life choices/directions for young men locally. We also embark on residential projects with the participants in new environments and locations.

 

DAY: Mondays  (These sessions are postponed due to Covid 19) 

TIME: 6-8pm

PLACE:  Roundhouse Youth Centre, St Marys St, HIgh Wycombe, Bucks HP11 2HE

SOUND INCLUSION (MUSIC TEC COURSES)

Sound Inclusions is a youth initiative that offers focused learning and development

opportunities helping to engage and motivate young people. This project will allow young

people to attend set courses to give them deeper understanding of the processes and

opportunities at the center through creative arts and media based methods. They voiced

that it will also increase the young peoples skills so that they can help teach and work

with each other, get involved with other projects taking place and increase their skills,

knowledge and accredited learning.

The courses identified by the group were Music Technology, Live Recording and Film

(including dance productions). This will give them new focus, motivation to continue and

be a gateway into other courses, apprenticeships and employment working with the

community.

These courses will allow us the opportunity to focus on youth led issues and topics such as media and influences, community and identity; communication and positive expression alongside the technical content.

DAY: TBC August - October 2020

TIME: TBC

PLACE:  Roundhouse Youth Centre, St Marys St, HIgh Wycombe, Bucks HP11 2HE

'POP UP' YOUTH PROJECTS

The POP UP taster sessions run in partnership with Khepera CIC and Fitness Garden (High Wycombe) are a pilot approach to multi activity sessions to build health, food, skills and support for young people. The sessions will offer a range of activities to engage young people, gage their interests and see what opportunities there are for future provision in the area.

The sessions will include: Fitness Bootcamp, Cooking and Healthy Diets, Music Production, Youth Voice- Summer Provision Opportunities, Sign posting and What’s On.

DAY & TIME: These sessions are being rescheduled due to Covid 19 

PLACE: Lane End Community Centre and Hampden Way Family Centre, Micklefield

POSITIVE YOUTH STREETZ (CHALFONT ST PETER)

A combination approach to youth intervention, combining key skills, transferable skills, issue based workshops and interventions. Working in public spaces direct with young people, our street team will be delivering informal and social education and addresses whatever needs are presented to or perceived by the youth workers, using a range of approaches aligned to interests of core group.              

 

DAY & TIME: Wednesdays (These sessions are postponed due to Covid 19) 

PLACE: Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire                          

WYCOMBE STREETZ (CASTLEFIELD)

Working with the local branch of YMCA we will be using a combination approach to youth intervention, combining key skills, transferable skills, issue based workshops and interventions. Working in public spaces direct with young people, our street team will be delivering informal and social education and addresses whatever needs are presented to or perceived by the youth workers, using a range of approaches aligned to interests of core group. With the outreach role of the services supplied by the YMCA youth worker and with the focus of finding our what services are missing in the Castlefield area.  

DAY & TIME: These sessions are being rescheduled due to Covid 19 
PLACE: Castlefield, High Wycombe

COMMUNITY YOURSPACE (PREBENDAL FARM)

Community YourSpace is primarily a street based project using positive activities to target young people in areas suffering from a lack of youth orientated services and social pressures. Through interactive, physically active and engaging sessions youth workers and coaches will have the opportunity to build positive relationships, rapport and trust with hard to reach young people and young people that would normally not have access to positive activities in their spare time  

DAY & TIME: These sessions are being rescheduled due to Covid 19 
PLACE: Prebendal Farm - Aylesbury

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