Young People Can – Bowling & Barkerend Ward

Across the Bowling and Barkerend Ward, young people are coming together to organise summer activities for their friends and wider community.
Here are some examples….

Greenway youth club members have planned an exciting activity programme while their club is closed. They have been busy planning and learning all about risk assessments and budgeting. Wednesday 10th August sees them enjoying a day out at Ilkley Lido…lets hope the weather is nice! On Wednesday 17th they have organised a Blackpool trip, and have all been saving hard to fund their day. Future activities include trampolining, cycling and orienteering at Otley Chevin.

The Power Girls group are involved in helping to run and plan summer activities, encouraging more girls to join them for
A programme of mainly outdoor pursuits. On Thursday 18 th August they are leading a girls only trip by train to Ilkley, of course visiting the Lido for some splashing in the sunshine!

Community day trips…proving young people can, some young Slovakian volunteers are planning some day trips for families in the Prospect Road area, to learn about and enjoy local countryside.

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