YC Hertfordshire Positive Alternatives (+Alt) Summer 2019 Projects at Bowes Lyon Young People's Centre, Stevenage

  • For 2 weeks in July & August 2019
    Starts 12.30pm each day
    Finishes 6.30pm each day
  • Free
  • Stevenage
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The Positive Alternatives (+Alt) Summer Projects are YC Hertfordshire projects for young people who may be at risk of becoming involved in gangs and violent crime. The projects run every day for two weeks during the school summer holidays at the Bowes Lyon Young People's Centre in Stevenage. Activities including music-making and sports take place each day. Come and learn how to keep yourself safe and make positive choices for your future.

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The YC Hertfordshire Positive Alternatives (+Alt) Summer Projects at Bowes Lyon Young People's Centre in Stevenage are designed to raise awareness about the risks and realities of gang-related crime. They are run by YC Hertfordshire Youth Workers along with expert sports and music tutors.

There are also dynamic and interactive workshop sessions focusing on:

  •  identity and belonging
  •  gang culture
  •  stereotypes and gender
  •  responsibilities
  •  county lines
  •  knife crime and reducing use of weapons

There will also be discussions on healthy relationships, sexual health, drugs and alcohol, social media and Citizen Aid.

Bowes Lyon Young People's Centre is fully wheelchair accessible


Venue: Bowes Lyon Young People’s Centre, St George's Way, Stevenage SG1 1XY

Age Range: 15-17 and 11-14

Cost: Free

Timing and Repeats:
15-17 year olds:
29th July – 9th August 2019
Monday-Friday: 12.30pm-6.30pm

11-14 year olds:
12th – 23rd August 2019
Monday-Friday, 12.30pm-6.30pm

Booking Info: Booking always needed

PDF: Positive Alternatives summer programme leaflet

Organisation: YC Hertfordshire Stevenage Team, tel: 01438 843340, email: yc.stevenage@hertfordshire.gov.uk, website: click here...

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