Youth Week

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Every year, Victorian Youth Week is an exciting showcase that celebrates the talents, skills and ideas of diverse young people across Victoria. 

Youth Takeover 

The Nillumbik Youth Takeover is back in 2021. This time, we've invited young people to host workshops and performances all across Nillumbik.

The Youth Takeover is happening during the term two school holidays from June 26 until July 2.

 Register for the Youth Takeover

COME AND TRY: SKATE & BMX

If you've always wanted to burn up the ramps but haven't known where to start, the Come and Try Skate & BMX workshop will help get you there. Hosted by our Youth Council members, you'll learn how to balance and position yourself, all the way to getting into basic tricks.

Location - Eltham Skate Park
Date - Saturday 26 June
Time - 9am - 10:30am

COME AND TRY: MARTIAL ARTS

Hosted by Jack and Tahlia from Rising Spirit Dojo, you'll get the chance to learn the basics of 12-Phases Hoshinden Jutaijutsu. You'll get the chance to build up strength and technique through Jack and Tahlia's empowering, spiritual and compassionate teaching.

Location - Alistair Knox Park
Date - Sunday 27 June
Time - 11am - 12:30pm

COME AND TRY: PAINTING

If you’ve always wanted to create masterpieces but don’t know where to start, our Come and Try Painting workshop is for you! Hosted by Emma Crupi, a finalist in 2020’s Creative Collective competition, you’ll learn create an artwork in a step-by-step process, learning valuable painting skills along the way.

Location – Eltham Library
Date – Monday 28 June
Time – 1pm – 3pm

COME AND TRY: GOLF

Come down to Yarrambat Golf Course for a relaxing beginner session on golf techniques. Hosted by PGA Professional young person, Matt Allen, you'll get a chance to learn swings and be on your way to mastering the golf course!

Location - Yarrambat Golf Course
Date - Tuesday 29 June
Time - TBD

POP-UP UNPLUGGED SHOW

Eltham Town Square will host some of Nillumbik's best young talent at the Unplugged Pop-Up show. The line up will feature Ebony Zahra and Keely, with more to be announced!

Location - Eltham Town Square
Date - Wednesday 30 June
Time - 3pm

POP-UP HIP HOP SHOW

We'll be closing the Youth Takeover with some of the best local hip hop acts Nillumbik has to offer. Stay posted for more details!

Location - Eltham Town Square
Date - Friday 2 July
Time - 3pm

 Register for the Youth Takeover


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