An excellent and action packed full day of water sport activities for the 8 young people involved. It was something none of our young people had tried before and unfortunately although there were many young people interested in attending the session we were restricted by group numbers for health and safety reasons. Everyone was kitted out with helmets and life jackets, then given a dry learning curve on the correct methods used in kayaking before then entering the water, where they developed skills in oaring, balance and moving. The afternoon session, revolved around learning how to surf from lying down... Read More
This was a great experience for our 8 young people who took part, first the young people were given a great health and safety talk, informing the YP about risk assessments and the many hazards involved with the sessions planned. They were then fully kitted out with helmet, safety harness and correct ropes. The young people then had a full action packed hour of going up and down the zip wires, flying over a small gorge, which the YP really enjoyed. After the zip wire, were more team building and practical challenges, where the young people had to work as... Read More
On Saturday 26th April a group of young people went to visit Murton Equestrian Centre. This was a great day for our girls group, who firstly started by meeting there horses, which were all different colours and sizes and all with unusual name. They then went into a lesson in the indoor arena, they started to slowly walk with the aid of a volunteer guiding the horse, then developing into a trot. A few of the girls were very hesitant at first, but as the lesson went on the girls started to relax and really enjoyed them selves, they have... Read More
A rigorous full day of events, was planned at Whickham Thorns for our young people. The first activity was snow tubing, how they enjoyed this, tubing down a synthetic snow ramp was definitely their side of FUN. After this was a good old Archery challenge between two teams, and yeah team Phil won. Hard exercise was next on the agenda a half mile full assault course, by the end the young people had really enjoyed this but half of them were left panting. A nice break followed with this quick relaxation and lunch provided by the Boys Club. After dinner... Read More
We will soon be releasing a wide range of events for our young people aged 12-19years to sign up to. Activities will include, Horse Riding, Sailing, High Ropes, Zoo, Water Sports, Clay Pigeon Shooting, Go Karting and Residentials. To find out about these activities and the chance to sign up to them join us on our facebook page: Wallsend Boyza.
EXCITING OPPORTUNITIES TO JOIN THE YOUTH PROVISION TEAM AT WALLSEND BOYS CLUB Delivering diversionary activities to Young People Wallsend Boys Club offers free activities, outreach services and confidential support to young people aged 10 – 25 years. We have vacancies for Sessional Youth Workers in the North Tyneside Area (On-going Basis) We are looking for people who have experience of working with young people within an informal setting (e.g. youth work, sports coaching, children’s services). Workers need to be enthusiastic and able to motivate young people to engage in various projects including outreach sessions and satellite club based sessions. Youth... Read More
Northumberland Clubs for Young People There are two places for the forthcoming Street Games Young Volunteer Residential in the Lake District. The residential will take place from Monday 28th Oct – Wednesday 30 Oct at Brathay Outdoor Residential Centre. The age limit is 16yrs – 25yrs. Please could you contact Stephen @ NCYP