Stuff to do

Council's Youth Services offers a huge range of activities, events and programs for young people in the City of Melton.

What's on this term?

Teenage Holiday Program

Here's a taste of what’s available throughout the year:

Drop-in programs:

No need to book, just come on in, sign up, then feel free to drop in throughout the year.

LaunchPad - Youth Internet Café
Weekdays, 3pm – 6pm
Monday - 12 to 17 year olds
Melton Youth Facility
Thursday and Friday - 18 to 25 year olds
Supervised internet and email access for young people aged 12 to 25 years including access to LAN gaming and consoles and space to socialise and catch up with friends.

Taylors Hill Drop-in
Fridays, 4pm – 6pm
Taylors Hill Youth and Community Centre
Supervised internet and email access for young people aged 12 to 17 years including access to LAN gaming and consoles and space to socialise and catch up with friends.

Girls’ Night in
Tuesday Night 3pm - 6pm at Launchpad (Melton Youth Facility) is ‘Girls only’ night with different activities every week. 

Boys’ Night in
Wednesday Night 3pm - 7pm at Launchpad (Melton Youth Facility) is ‘Boys only’ night with different activities every week. 

Other Activities and Programs

WestWorld FilmFest
WestWorld FilmFest is a year-round program of film-skills workshops, film-making facilitation events and a short film competition for young people (aged 12-25) across the western suburbs of Melbourne. View more information

Guitar Program
An awesome opportunity to learn the ins and outs of guitar: Riffs, power chords, progressions – all this and more will be revealed as you begin your ascent to superstardom. Classes are held at Launchpad every Monday 4pm - 5.30pm. Cost is just $2 per class or $10 per term. Guitars supplied to take home, $40 deposit required.

North by Northwest Acting Group
Weekly theatre workshops in terms 1, 2 & 3 for 15 to 25 year olds. Be part of the annual theatre production to be performed for the public in August.  Regular excursions to watch professional theatre company productions.

Scene 1 Drama Group
Free introductory acting workshops for 11 to 14 year olds. Build confidence and make friends while learning the skills for dramatic performance. Free excursions to professional theatre productions. Transport is available from Taylors Hill Youth and Community Centre and Caroline Springs Library.

Teenage Holiday Program (THP)
THP is an excursion based program for young people of secondary school age run each school holiday period. There is a small charge for most activities. The program is posted on the Council's website in the weeks leading up to school holidays each term and bookings can be made at that time. Visit our Teenage Holiday Program (THP) page for more information. Contact us to be added to the program mailing list.

Hip Hop lessons
Hip Hop sessions operate on Tuesdays at Taylors Hill Youth and Community Centre from 4pm to 7pm: Beginners 4pm to 5pm, Advanced 5pm to 7pm. For more information phone 9747 5422.

Skate events
We regularly organise skate, scooter and BMX competitions and events in the Municipality. If you would like to get involved in organising events, contact Tom on 9747 5422.

Music events
With the help of Council’s Youth Services, local young people often organise large drug and alcohol free music events in the Municipality including Ignite Productionz.Contact us to find out how to get involved.

Youth Week
Every year around April, we organise a number of events to mark National Youth Week, the largest celebration of young people in Australia. It aims to encourage young people to share ideas, attend live events, have their voices heard on issues of concern to them, showcase their talents, celebrate their contribution to the community, take part in competitions, and have fun.

Contact us

For more information and to register for any of the programs and events listed, please contact us via email or call 9747 5373.

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