Wick Youth Club

Serving the Community since 1976

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This blog is intended to show what goes on in the club via updates of what has happened and what is happening in the future.

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Wick Youth Club awarded the 'Volunteer Friendly Award'

Posted by Wick Youth Club on January 24, 2015 at 5:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Wick Youth Club has recently been awarded the 'Volunteer Friendly Award' which was designed to support, recognise and reward groups who are good at involving volunteers. Many essential services in Scotland’s communities are enhanced by volunteers. Volunteering also has a significant social value as it is increasingly being used to give excluded individuals the chance to build their confidence and skills through helping others.




1 Queen's Baton Bearer, 2 Olympic Torchbearers

Posted by Wick Youth Club on July 14, 2014 at 6:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Wick Youth Club is the only Youth Organisation in the whole of the UK who can boast to having a Commonwealth Baton Bearer and two Olympic Torch bearers on their committee. These three close friends: Cameron Reid, Louis Mackinnon and Andrew Sinclair have achieved this through their huge commitment to youth volunteering and have amassed hundreds of hours between them through their involvement with the Youth Club. We are very proud of them.


Play and Care Holiday Club

Posted by Wick Youth Club on June 13, 2014 at 10:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Are you working during the school holidays? Are you having problems finding somewhere for the kids to go to? Look no further. Wick Youth Club will be running a Care and Play Holiday Club throughout the summer for children aged 5 to 12 with whole and half day places available at very competitive rates. Discounts for more than one child in family. (Hourly placements subject to availability). Packed lunch required, snacks given throughout the day with Tuck Shop open for treats.

We have lots of activities organised - sports, boys and girls arts and crafts, come and try music sessions, film days, treasure hunts, baking, gardening, hair and nail art, bouncy castle, drama and dance, chillax time and lots more. If you want to book a place please either PM on facebook, telephone Wick 603174 or email on [email protected]

Holiday Club Prices - Full day - 9 am to 5 pm one child £10 - second/third child - £5

Half day - £5 one child - second/third child - £2.50

Anyone attending individual activities or needing only a couple of hours, the rate is £1.50 an hour. Please make sure you phone and book places for whole or half days.

We are a Youth Club at the end of the day and want to make our services accessible to all. Any monies we charge go directly to pay for required staff or towards the cost of running activities.

 

Youth Club Wristbands

Posted by Wick Youth Club on May 2, 2014 at 6:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Introducing our new wristbands available to buy at the Youth Club or the Rosebank. £1 each. Buy one and support us. :)



A Huge Thank You

Posted by Wick Youth Club on April 23, 2014 at 1:30 PM Comments comments (0)

A huge thank you to all those who turned out to support us at the Rosebank Playing Fields for our Easter Egg Hunt.

Over 70 children turned up with their parents and in total we gave out 40 easter prizes to those who entered bonnets and eggs and all those who found easter eggs with a prize ticket inside in the egg hunt.

A special thank you too, to the Easter Bunny who made lots of little people happy, Hallie Bremner for officially opening our Crazy Golf and the sun for shining brightly.

We would like to thank Johnson Controls at Dounreay, The Community Payback Team and A&W Sinclair for helping to refurbish the outdated crazy golf course.

We really do appreciate your support and hope that you will all continue to use the Rosebank Playing Fields in the months ahead.

Our next event is a Fun Day on 11th July, the day of the Queen's Baton Relay.

 

 

Cameron Reid, chairperson, chosen as baton bearer for Wick for the Commonwealth Games

Posted by Wick Youth Club on March 31, 2014 at 6:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Congratulations to Cameron Reid, chairperson at Wick Youth Club who has been chosen as a baton bearer for the Commonwealth Games when the baton will be in Wick on 11th July. Well done Cameron we're really proud of you.

 

Cameron follows in the footsteps of two other members of the Youth Club, Louis Mackinnon and Andrew Sinclair who were both Olympic Torch bearers in 2012. All three were nominated for the immense amount of volunteering they put in at Wick Youth Club and to youth work in general.

 

So for all young people out there, it just goes to show volunteering can be rewarding in more ways than one and it looks brilliant on your CV.

 

Well done again Cameron.

The Indigos first gig

Posted by Wick Youth Club on March 16, 2014 at 12:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Wick Youth Club are delighted to be associated with the Indigos who played their first gig last night at the Francis Street Club as part of a Variety Night in aid of the charity, CLIC Sargent.

It's only a few weeks since they started from scratch, practising in the Youth Club recording studio and look at them now.

A brilliant debut performance by all accounts.

Well done lads and here's to many more appearances.

A link to their performance on YouTube is here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QbH3H-ALWmg&list=UUQ-x_-OpvLSujv9VjMPCi4w


Junior becomes a famous football mascot

Posted by Wick Youth Club on February 20, 2014 at 10:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Congratulations to Tomas Pearson, one of our Juniors, who walked out on to the pitch as mascot with the biggest name in football, Lionel Messi, for the Manchester City v Barcelona game this week. Click on the link below to see Tomas standing proud as punch. Well done.

http://www.fcbarcelona.com/football/first-team/detail/image_gallery/the-other-side-of-manchester-city-fc-fc-barcelona?gallery_index=2

Youth Club Volunteer Saltire Awards

Posted by Wick Youth Club on February 2, 2014 at 6:05 PM Comments comments (0)

A big well done to Maddison Innes, Faye Powers, Amber Macleod, Karla Mackay, Chelsey Munro Allan, Mia Oddvang and Andrew Gunn who gained Saltire Awards for their volunteering with the kids at Wick Youth Club.

Keep up the good work guys.

Juniors raise 300 for children in Mwanza

Posted by Wick Youth Club on December 15, 2013 at 5:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Well done to all the kids in the "Cheeky Monkeys" Wednesday night club who collected money as part of their Sponsored Silence.

The magnificent sum of £300 was raised for the children of Mwanza in Tanzania to help buy much needed education supplies for their school.

We'll be doing more fundraising in the New Year. Well done again.


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