Guide to Camden youth services
We offer a wide-ranging, exciting and engaging programme of activities that builds young people’s skills and confidence.
Shout Out 2015
Are you aged 13 to 19 (up to 25 with disabilities)? Do you want to make your voice heard and help us improve services for young people in Camden? Why not come along to the Shout Out event at UCL Academy, Adelaide Road NW3, on 7 April? Enjoy entertainment, food and workshops. See the programme for the event and book your place:
You can also enter our Shout Out photography competition
by taking a digital photo on the theme of ‘What Camden Means to Me’ and then emailing
it to email@example.com
and / or posting it on Twitter with the hashtag #camdenshoutout –
the best photos will be shown on a big screen at the event. The event is organised
by the Youth MP and Camden Youth Council (see below for more details).
- Download: Camden Shout Out 2015 – poster (PDF 41KB)
- Twitter: #camdenshoutout
Youth MP and Camden Youth Council
Find out more about Camden's Youth MP, the borough's Youth Council and how to get involved on the young people's democracy web page.
Minding the Gap project
Minding The Gap (MTG) is a joint project by Camden Council and Camden
Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) to help bridge the gap between child
and adult health and wellbeing services. MTG aims to improve the
health and wellbeing of young people aged 16 to 25 by establishing a
new youth base in the borough. Camden young people, who said they wanted
one place to go for a range of services and support, are helping to
design the base. Find
out more here.
Young people aged 16 to 25 were invited to enter the ‘Name Challenge’ to help us
come up with an eye-catching name for an this exciting new project for youth and young
adults in Camden. See
the animated video here. Watch this space for updates on the outcome of the competition.
MTG survey of 16 to 25 year-olds - March 2015
We are currently asking 16 to 24 year-olds living in the borough to tell us more
about their health and wellbeing and how they feel about the services on offer to
them. This survey is confidential and will provide us with valuable information that
we can use to inform improvements to services that young people receive. Find out more.
Camden Summer University
Camden Summer University offers young people aged 13 to 19 more than 80 fantastic free courses hosted by some of London’s biggest names. Visit camden.gov.uk/summeruniversity from 1 June 2015 to view our courses for this summer – bookings open on 15 June 2015. See highlights from CSU 2014 on flickr.
Camden's Integrated Youth Support Service is committed to supporting young people with a range of disabilities in their transition to adulthood, working with them to reach and increase their fully potential so they can play a more active role in their local community and society. Find out more by reading or downloading our guide to disability youth projects below:
Under 25s advice service
Advice and information for all young people living in Camden
This is where, if you are 16 to 24, you can ask about or discuss anything with
someone who will listen and help. Young people come to us with questions about welfare
benefits and housing, education, money advice or personal problems.
Camden Youth Awards
The Camden Youth Awards celebrate and recognise young people’s
progress, achievements or contributions. The 2015 winners were announced
at an event at the Camden Centre in February 2015. See
photos from the event here.
- For details about the 2016 awards, please email firstname.lastname@example.org