Youth Centre Holiday Program

The Cockburn Youth Centre is open to young people aged 10–24 (the month they turn 10 but not earlier). 

Holiday programs, apart from Youth Diversity Inc. programs, are for 10–17 year olds. 

Summer 2023-2024 School Holiday Program

Date Activity Description Cost Time Location (room)
Monday 18 December Festive Treats with Kel Get in the kitchen with chef Kel and create some festive theme treats FREE 2pm-4pm Kitchen
Monday 18 December Choir Commotion Presented by WA Opera x Pitch Perfect.
Ever wanted be part of a choir but not sure you would be comfortable singing in a group? This is for you! Come on your own or with a friend and learn a popular song. We’ll have you singing at the top of your lungs surrounded by friendly, inclusive, like-minded people.
FREE 3:30pm-5:30pm Mooditj Mia
Tuesday 19 December D&D 5e The time has come for the Winter Festival and joy is everywhere, except for one small town called Westlin. There the joy of the season has been stripped as if by magic from the town and it’s up to you to find it. Level 5 Adventure $10 10am-4pm Youth Pod
Tuesday 19 December Gingerbread Art Join us at CYC to decorate and enjoy some gingerbread treats FREE 10am-12pm The Foyer/Kitchen
Wednesday 20 December Switch it up Battle it out on Super Smash Bros, race through Sydney on Mario Kart or show us your moves on Just Dance. Join the CYC crew for a morning on the Nintendo Switch. FREE 10am-12pm The Foyer/Blender
Thursday 21 December Through the Breach Christmas has come to Malifaux again, and the city wants to celebrate with a grand celebration in the Downtown area. However an unseasonable heatwave threatens to put a damper on the ceremony. Pregens Available. $10 10am-4pm Youth Pod
Thursday 21 December Festive Craft Join us for some festive crafts! Get help making cards, decorations, Christmas crackers and more. FREE 10am – 12pm The Blender
Thursday 21 December Festive Feast Join us for a festive feast to close out the 2023 at CYC! FREE 12pm-2pm Youth Centre
Monday 1 January CLOSED        
Tuesday 2 January Pathfinder 2e Avast and ahoy! Join the pirates of the Shackles as they prepare to take on the deadly jungles of the Mediogalti Island in search of lost treasures. But the island is also home to the infamous Red Mantis Assassin! Level 5 $10 10am-4pm Youth Pod
Tuesday 2 January Sewing for Sustainability Embark on a journey of sustainable sewing where every stitch tells a story. Our program blends hands-on crafting with knowledgeable insights, guiding you through the process of creating beautiful, eco-conscious goodies. From understanding the environmental impact of fabrics to mastering techniques that stand the test of time, we cover it all. Every Tuesday in January. FREE 10am-12pm The Hive
Wednseday 3 January Girls Group A safe space for young women to get together, hang out, have fun and meet new people. Craft and self care activities included. Spaces are limited, and bookings are essential. FREE 10am-1pm Youth Pod
Wednseday 3 January Basketball Join Riley to learn the basics, take your game to the next level or just have some fun. There will be games and competitions with prizes to be won! FREE 2pm-4pm Mooditj Mia
Thursday 4 January My Hero Academia RPG PLUS ULTRA! Our heroes from UA Academy are preparing to get their hero license! It’ll take all their training and skills to prove they have what it takes to join the ranks of heroes like All Might and Eraserhead. Join us for this fun rules light $10 10am-4pm Youth Pod
Thursday 4 January Guitar Lessons 1-on-1 45 minute music sessions with Mason! Hang out and talk all thingsguitar, song-writing and music industry!
Suitable for everyone! Whether you’re a beginner wanting to learn the instrument, or a seasoned performer wanting to workshop songs and build industry knowledge - just let us know what your goals are and we’ll cater the session to you!
FREE 10am-5pm Sounds Studio
Friday 5 January Switch it up: Mario Kart Race away with great prizes and compete with friends across the tracks of Mario Kart 8 on Nintendo Switch. FREE 10am-12pm Foyer
Friday 5 January Yes Chef! in our experienced Chef in the CYC kitchen to help cook, serve and clean up for the crowd. This experience is valuable to young people looking to try their hand in hospo. Limited availability so please apply with an email to [email protected]. FREE 11am-1pm Kitchen
Saturday 6 January Tabletop Guild Come along for fun with an array of cool nerdy boardgames! Ultimate Werewolf, Betrayal at the House on the Hill, Dead of Winter and many more. FREE 12pm-4pm Foyer
Saturday 6 January Hospo Legends

Barista and hospitality training with Mason! From making coffee, to three-plating and the 'flow of service' – learn all the tips and tricks of the hospitality industry in a friendly and laid-back environment. Chillhop, chats and caffeine! 

FREE Beginner Baristas 9:30am-10:30am

Confident Coffee Slingers 11am-12pm
Kitchen
Monday 8 January Craft with Phil Get crafty at CYC with Phil! Arts and craft activities open for all young people 10-17. Activities are decided closer to the date, previous projects include painting, mosaic, jewellery and card making. Spaces are limited, bookings essential. FREE 11am-2pm Foyer/Garden
Monday 8 January Sweet Treats Indulge your taste buds in a symphony of sweetness with “Sweet Treats,” a delectable dessert program that takes you on a delightful journey through the world of confectionery delights. FREE 10am-12pm Kitchen
Tuesday 9 January D&D 5e Baldurs Gate is reeling after an invasion of mindflayers washed over the streets, the city is in ruins and disrepair. Though the giant monstrosity is no more, there is much to be done before peace can truly settle in the city. Level 5 adventure. $10 10am-4pm Youth Pod
Tuesday 9 January Sewing for Sustainability Embark on a journey of sustainable sewing where every stitch tells a story. Our program blends hands-on crafting with knowledgeable insights, guiding you through the process of creating beautiful, eco-conscious goodies. From understanding the environmental impact of fabrics to mastering techniques that stand the test of time, we cover it all. Every Tuesday in January. FREE 10am-12pm The Hive
Wednesday 10 January Garden Craft Get creative in the CYC garden space! Paint up and plant out a personal pot to take home. Open to all young people aged 12-17, spaces are limited, and bookings are essential. FREE 1pm-3pm Garden
Wednesday 10 January Barista Babies Get in the kitchen with Lily and fine tune your barista skills. Learn how to make the perfect cup of coffee as well as how to take care of a coffee machine, and much more! Spaces limited, open to young people 14-18. FREE 10am-1pm Kitchen
Thursday 11 January Starfinder RPG The Drift Crisis! Ships travelling across the stars suddenly stop as their means of transportation strandles them in a hellish landscape! How will our heroes escape without Drift travel? Find out in this level 1 introduction adventure! $10 10pm-4pm Youth Pod
Thursday 11 January Guitar Lessons 1-on-1 45 minute music sessions with Mason! Hang out and talk all thingsguitar, song-writing and music industry!
Suitable for everyone! Whether you’re a beginner wanting to learn the instrument, or a seasoned performer wanting to workshop songs and build industry knowledge - just let us know what your goals are and we’ll cater the session to you!
FREE 10am-5pm Sounds Studio
Friday 12 January Switch it up: Super Smash Bros Pick your fighter and battle it out in the foyer on Super Smash Bros! FREE 10am-12pm  
Friday 12 January Yes Chef! Join our experienced Chef in the CYC kitchen to help cook, serve and clean up for the crowd. This experience is valuable to young people looking to try their hand in hospo. Limited availability so please apply with an email to [email protected]. FREE 11am-1pm Kitchen
Saturday 13 January Tabletop Guild Come along for fun with an array of cool nerdy boardgames! Ultimate Werewolf, Betrayal at the House on the Hill, Dead of Winter and many more. FREE 12pm-4pm Foyer
Saturday 13 January Hospo Legends Barista and hospitality training with Mason! From making coffee, to three-plating and the 'flow of service' – learn all the tips and tricks of the hospitality industry in a friendly and laid-back environment. Chillhop, chats and caffeine!  FREE Beginner Baristas 9:30am-10:30am

Confident Coffee Slingers 11am-12pm
Kitchen
Monday 15 January Craft with Phil Get crafty at CYC with Phil! Arts and craft activities open for all young people 10-17. Activities are decided closer to the date, previous projects include painting, mosaic, jewellery and card making. Spaces are limited, bookings essential. FREE 11am-2pm Foyer/Garden
Monday 15 January Sweet Treats Indulge your taste buds in a symphony of sweetness with “Sweet Treats,” a delectable dessert program that takes you on a delightful journey through the world of confectionery delights. FREE 10am-12pm Kitchen
Tuesday 16 January Pathfinder 2e RPG A dragon has made a roost near a small farming village in Nirminthas, if left unchecked it could spell the end for the townsfolk unless you can drive it from these lands! Level 5 Adventure. $10 10am-4pm Youth Pod
Tuesday 16 January Sewing for Sustainability Embark on a journey of sustainable sewing where every stitch tells a story. Our program blends hands-on crafting with knowledgeable insights, guiding you through the process of creating beautiful, eco-conscious goodies. From understanding the environmental impact of fabrics to mastering techniques that stand the test of time, we cover it all. Every Tuesday in January. FREE 10am-12pm The Hive
Wednesday 17 January Girls Group A safe space for young women to get together, hang out, have fun and meet new people. Craft and self care activities included. Spaces are limited, and bookings are essential. FREE 10am-1pm Youth Pod
Wednesday 17 January Barista Babies Get in the kitchen with Lily and fine tune your barista skills. Learn how to make the perfect cup of coffee as well as how to take care of a coffee machine, and much more! Spaces limited, open to young people 14-18. FREE 10am-1pm Kitchen
Thursday 18 January Guitar Lessons 1-on-1 45 minute music sessions with Mason! Hang out and talk all thingsguitar, song-writing and music industry!
Suitable for everyone! Whether you’re a beginner wanting to learn the instrument, or a seasoned performer wanting to workshop songs and build industry knowledge - just let us know what your goals are and we’ll cater the session to you!
FREE 10am-5pm Sounds Studio
Thursday 18 January Through the Breach RPG Welcome to the cut-throat world of Malifaux fashion! Mr Benois and Mr Baker are looking for some risk-taking heroes to help them in their attempt to make the finest hat for the latest fashion gala! Pregens available. $10 10am-4pm Youth Pod
Friday 19 January Switch it up: Mario Party Let’s get the Mario Party started! Win minigames and overcome all sorts of surprises to become the Super Star! FREE 10am-12pm Blender
Friday 19 January Yes Chef! Join our experienced Chef in the CYC kitchen to help cook, serve and clean up for the crowd. This experience is valuable to young people looking to try their hand in hospo. Limited availability so please apply with an email to [email protected]. FREE 11am-1pm Kitchen
Saturday 20 January Tabletop Guild Come along for fun with an array of cool nerdy boardgames! Ultimate Werewolf, Betrayal at the House on the Hill, Dead of Winter & many more. FREE 12pm-4pm Foyer
Saturday 20 January Hospo Legends Barista and hospitality training with Mason! From making coffee, to three-plating and the 'flow of service' – learn all the tips and tricks of the hospitality industry in a friendly and laid-back environment. Chillhop, chats and caffeine!  FREE Beginner Baristas 9:30am-10:30am

Confident Coffee Slingers 11am-12pm
Kitchen
Monday 22 January Sweet Treats Indulge your taste buds in a symphony of sweetness with “Sweet Treats,” a delectable dessert program that takes you on a delightful journey through the world of confectionery delights. FREE 10am-12pm Kitchen
Monday 22 January Craft with Phil Get crafty at CYC with Phil! Arts and craft activities open for all young people 10-17. Activities are decided closer to the date, previous projects include painting, mosaic, jewellery and card making. Spaces are limited, bookings essential. FREE 11am-2pm Foyer/Garden
Tuesday 23 January D&D 5e The orc tribes of the Razorfen have seen smoke plumes on the horizon. A sign that an invasion is coming from the sea. Heroes gather along the beaches preparing for the coming of an old enemy! Rally together in this level 5 RPG adventure! $10 10am-4pm Youth Pod
Tuesday 23 January Sewing for Sustainability Embark on a journey of sustainable sewing where every stitch tells a story. Our program blends hands-on crafting with knowledgeable insights, guiding you through the process of creating beautiful, eco-conscious goodies. From understanding the environmental impact of fabrics to mastering techniques that stand the test of time, we cover it all. Every Tuesday in January. FREE 10am-12pm The Hive
Wednesday 24 January Tie Dye Join Mark for some festive tie dye! BYO white shirt. Spaces are limited and bookings are required. Open to all young people aged 12-17 FREE 1pm-3pm Foyer
Wednesday 24 January Basketball Join Riley to learn the basics, take your game to the next level or just have some fun. There will be games and competitions with prizes to be won! FREE 2pm-4pm Mooditj Mia
Thursday 25 January Guitar Lessons 1-on-1 45 minute music sessions with Mason! Hang out and talk all thingsguitar, song-writing and music industry!
Suitable for everyone! Whether you’re a beginner wanting to learn the instrument, or a seasoned performer wanting to workshop songs and build industry knowledge - just let us know what your goals are and we’ll cater the session to you!
FREE 10am-5pm Sounds Studio
Thursday 25 January RPG Program Our amazing in how GM Ben has created a TTRPG system that we’re going to try out and have a blast with. Fire up your imagination and come along on this amazing quest! $10 10am-4pm Youth Pod
Thursday 25 January Yes Chef! Join our experienced Chef in the CYC kitchen to help cook, serve and clean up for the crowd. This experience is valuable to young people looking to try their hand in hospo. Limited availability so please apply with an email to [email protected]. FREE 11am-1pm Kitchen
Friday 26 January CLOSED Public Holiday      
Saturday 27 January Tabletop Guild Come along for fun with an array of cool nerdy boardgames! Ultimate Werewolf, Betrayal at the House on the Hill, Dead of Winter and many more. FREE 12pm-4pm Foyer
Saturday 27 January Hospo Legends Barista and hospitality training with Mason! From making coffee, to three-plating and the 'flow of service' – learn all the tips and tricks of the hospitality industry in a friendly and laid-back environment. Chillhop, chats and caffeine! FREE Beginner Baristas 9:30am-10:30am

Confident Coffee Slingers 11am-12pm
Kitchen

Memberships

Our Youth Centre memberships are free but are mandatory for anyone using the Centre. You can become a member by filling out a membership form in person at the Youth Centre or complete the below form.

Complete Youth Centre Membership Form

Program Bookings

For programs with a cost, bookings can be made in person at the Youth Centre or by calling 9411 3888.
Spaces may be limited and we recommend calling ahead and checking if spaces are available. If you are experiencing financial hardship, speak to a staff member and we can work something out for you. 

Personal Belongings and Food

During the school holidays we may provide lunch; however it is best to come prepared. We have a fridge and secure lockers for storing personal belongings. Each person must be responsible for their own belongings.

Hang Out

Our free program and hangout spaces are open to everyone. Equipment incudes basketballs, X-box, PlayStation, pool table, ping pong, books, slackline and Foozball.

Program rules

Please abide by the following rules and do not:

  • Behave or speak in a racist or sexist manner
  • Verbally abuse or threaten anyone
  • Behave in a violent or aggressive way
  • Carry any weapons at any time
  • Deliberately damage any property
  • Take any drugs, drink or smoke. Please note that anyone under the influence of drugs or alcohol will not be allowed to attend

You may be removed from the Youth Centre if you breach the rules. 

More Information

For more information about our programs and events, call the Cockburn Youth Centre on 08 9411 3888 or email us.

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Contact

Address

City of Cockburn
Whadjuk Boodja
9 Coleville Crescent,
Spearwood 6163

PO Box 1215, Bibra Lake DC,
Western Australia, 6965

Office opening hours:
8.30am to 4.30pm
Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays)

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Cockburn Nyungar moort Beeliar boodja-k kaadadjiny. Koora, yeyi, benang baalap nidja boodja-k kaaradjiny.
Ngalak kaadatj dayin boodja, kep wer malayin. Ngalak kaadatj koora koora wer yeyi ngalang birdiya.

City of Cockburn acknowledges the Nyungar people of Beeliar boodja. Long ago, now and in the future they care for Country.
We acknowledge a continuing connection to land, waters and culture and pay our respects to the Elders, past and present.