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Youth Week events return to Richmond

May 1 to 7 is Youth Week.
Youth Strategy
A total of 13 activities planned over seven days in Richmond for Youth Week.

Connection-building events for youth are returning to Richmond for Youth Week in May.

BC Youth Week celebrates the connection between youth and their communities every year.

Events are planned to highlight the interests, accomplishments and diversity of youth.

This year, a list of 13 activities such as scavenger hunts, sports and media arts are scheduled from May 1 to 7.

“Richmond’s youth have shown great resilience and passion as demonstrated by their participation and contributions to the community,” said Mayor Malcolm Brodie.

“The City of Richmond continues to work with our community partners to provide exciting and connective Youth Week activities that celebrate, inspire, and highlight the youth of today.”

Highlights of Richmond’s Youth Week include:

Human Scavenger Hunt

Make meaningful connections to people in your life and community. Be sure to look for the daily Instagram clues.

When: May 1 to 7

 3-Point Basketball Contest – Tuesday, May 3

Compete in a tournament-style 3-point basketball contest.

When: Tuesday, May 3

 Bloom Into Safety

Set your creative minds free and paint positive and beautiful canvas designs to be collected into a mural.

When: Friday, May 6

Glow-in-the-Dark Friday Night Hangout

Celebrate Youth Week with fun glow-in-the-dark activities like hide and seek, and lightsaber tag.

When: Friday, May 6

U-ROC (Richmond Outstanding Community) Youth Awards

Celebrate the achievements and dedication of youth and caring adults within the Richmond community. This virtual event is by invitation only. Click here for a list of this year’s award recipients.

When: Friday, May 6

Careers in Media Arts

Curious about a career in media arts? Hear from professional artists in the field of Media Arts. Panelists will provide youth with insight into their careers and share a bit about themselves and what they do.

When: Saturday, May 7

For the full list of activities, click here.