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Youth Programs and Support Groups

Programs with young people in Yarra Ranges

At Yarra Ranges Youth there are many programs for young people to get involved in. Whether you are interested in social change, building social skills or just want a chance to meet new people, we have something to suit you.


Youth Holiday Program


Looking for something to do this school holidays?

The Youth Holiday Program offers fun activities and a chance to build new skills for young people  aged 12 to 17 who work, live and study in the Yarra Ranges.

View the full program now.

Be sure to book your place as numbers are limited! 


Young Leaders


Young Leaders program

Are you 17-25 years old, interested in creating social change and make a difference?

What’s it all about:

Discover your passions, share ideas and create initiatives in community

  • Build on your networking skills
  • Be inspired and learn how to turn your passion into action
  • Collaborate with like minded people with similar interests
  • Motivate other young people in community, working as a collective over a course of 8 months
  • Create and deliver social change campaigns that address important issues

Create and inspire change in YOURSELF and the community, be a VOICE for young people in your community and build the skills to make a positive difference  

What will you get out of it?

  • Learn leadership skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Project planning and budgeting
  • How to work with others in a team  
  • Knowledge of Council and opportunities it provides
  • Positive profile of young people
  • Increased confidence to implement initiatives
  • Chance to meet like minded people
  • An impressive resume and a Council reference to support your employment pathway

We are keen to hear the voices of Indigenous young people, young people from different cultural backgrounds, young people who identify as LGBTIQ+,  and young people who have been homeless.

Apply to join Young Leaders

Fill out the Young Leaders consent form


Music and Cultural Events

Events for young people regularly occur across Yarra Ranges. Keep up to date with what’s coming next via our Youth Events Page



To find out more please contact Yarra Ranges Youth on 1300 368 333 or via our email 

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