Youth Week Activities Young people in The Hills are encouraged to take part in Hills Youth Week celebrations, between April 10 and April 18. Youth Week is an opportunity for young people to share ideas, attend live events, showcase their talent, celebrate and have fun.

Activities range from a wellbeing and health workshop to a family fun day, basketball competition and so much more.

Youth Week Program

  • Keeping Safe Program Castle Hill Community Hub, located outside Castle Towers Thursday, April 11 Learn safe driving behaviours, make better choices on the road and gain encouragement to become a better driver. This workshop is suitable for young people learning how to drive. Cost: Free. To book: Visit www.thehills.nsw.gov.au and search “Youth Week”.
  • Wellbeing and Focus on Happiness Workshop Castle Hill Community Hub, located outside Castle Towers Saturday, April 13 Learn yoga techniques, mindfulness and relaxation to reduce stress. This free workshop is for carers and people living with disability. Cost: Free. To book: Visit www.thehills.nsw.gov.au and search “Youth Week.
  • Balcombe Heights Skate Park Upgrade Unveil Balcombe Heights Estate Sunday, April 14 Join the Mayor of The Hills Shire, Dr Michelle Byrne as she officially opens Balcombe Heights Skate Park following upgrades. Cost: Free.
  • Song Writing Workshop – Castle Hill Library Monday, April 15 Learn how to write a song from scratch with the author of Songwriter’s Book, Monica Welander. Monica will take you through the tools and the tips to create an original song. Suitable for ages 12-18 years. Cost: $15pp. To book: Visit www.thehills.nsw.gov.au and search “Youth Week”.
  • 5 on 5 Basketball Competition Bernie Mullane Indoor Sports Centre Monday, April 15 Get your teams together for a fun day of social 5 v 5 basketball at Bernie Mullane Indoor Sports Centre. Cost: Free. To book: Visit www.thehills.nsw.gov.au and search “Youth Week”.
  • Family Fun Day Balcombe Heights Estate Tuesday, April 16 Enjoy a variety of activities, including painting, henna tattooing, skate competitions, an inflatable obstacle course and much more. Cost: Free. For more information: Visit www.thehills.nsw.gov.au and search “Youth Week”.
  • Work Ready Skills Workshop Castle Hill Community Hub, located outside Castle Towers Wednesday, 17 April 2019 Learn interview and resume writing skills, how to deal with stress and all about dealing with money. Cost: Free. To book: Visit www.thehills.nsw.gov.au and search “Youth Week”.*Times and dates are subject to change.