Teens celebrated with activities for Youth Week

NANAIMO – Teens can play dodgeball, learn to draw cartoons and play floor hockey as part of Youth Week celebrations May 3-9.

If you’re a teen, then this week is for you.

It’s Youth Week 2015 and the City of Nanaimo and Regional District of Nanaimo are celebrating by engaging teens with a full roster of events.

Take part in glow in the dark skating, learn to draw cartoons, play floor hockey or watch Ferris Bueller’s Day Off in Nanaimo Sunday to Saturday (May 3-9). Activities put on by the City of Nanaimo are for youth aged 13 to 17 and kick off Sunday with the Walk So Kids Can Talk fundraiser at Country Club Shopping Centre at 11 a.m.

Or youth can head to the Parksville area to take part in the range of activities thrown by the Regional District of Nanaimo, which include events for the 11 to 18 crowd.

Students in Grades 6-12 are invited to the Killball dodgeball tourney on Wednesday (May 6) for a $5 registration fee, while youth in grades 10-12 can take part in the SOS Nite, where there will be games, crafts and a dance. There’s also ultimate frisbee, floor hockey and a Youth Week BBQ and DJ Teen Swim on Friday (May 8) to wrap up the week.

For more information, including costs and registration, visit http://www.rdnyouth.ca or city activities on the YOUth Nanaimo Facebook page at http://cnan.ca/1ryAOvl.

 

 

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