Stuff to do

What's on in Term 1?!

Current programs

(12 to 25 years, unless stated otherwise)

Cook It. Eat It!

Hands-on food education with a twist!  Develop your cooking skills with delicious recipes and upskill in culinary arts.

Thursdays: 4pm to 6pm, Kurunjang Community Hub, 33 Mowbray Crescent, Kurunjang, 3337

Ages 12 - 17 years.

Registration essential.
To register complete the Young Communities Programs registration form

For more information Ph: 9747 5373 or email: youngcommunities@melton.vic.gov.au

Download the Cook It Eat It flyer(PDF, 265KB)

IGNITE Productions (FReeZA)

Events for young people by young people. 

Join our FReeZA Committee to be involved in organising and running youth-based events.  Learn the basics of event management.

Monday (weekly): 4pm to 5.30pm, Melton Youth Centre, 193 Barries Road, Melton, 3337

Ages 12 - 25 years.

Registration essential.
To register visit:  Ignite Productionz (FReeZA) webpage.

Download: Ignite Productionz Flyer(PDF, 359KB).

Youth Arts Club

Your weekly space to be creative!  Bring your own art materials or use some of ours and get involved!

Wednesdays: 4pm to 6pm, Melton Central Community Centre, 239 Station Rd, Melton 3337.

Ages 12 - 17 years.

Registration essential.
To register complete the Young Communities Programs registration form

For more information Ph:9747 5373 or email: youngcommunities@melton.vic.gov.au.

Download: Youth Arts Club Flyer(PDF, 1MB)

Launch Pad

Your local hang out to socialise with friends.  Drop in with your mates for gaming, competitions or just to relax.

Fridays: 3.30pm to 5.30pm, Melton Youth Centre, 193 Barries Road, Melton, 3337

Ages 12 - 17 years.

Registration essential.
To register complete the Young Communities Programs registration form

For more information Ph: 9747 5373 or email: youngcommunities@melton.vic.gov.au.

Download: Launch Pad flyer(PDF, 2MB)

Taylors Hill Drop In

Come and catch up with friends over games, arts & crafts and leisure activities.

Friday: 3.30pm to 5.30pm - Taylors Hill Youth & Community Centre, 121 Calder Park Drive, Taylors Hill, 3037

Ages 12 - 17 years.

Registration essential.
To register complete the Young Communities Programs registration form

For more information Ph: 9747 5371 or email: youngcommunities@melton.vic.gov.au.

Download: Taylors Hill Drop In flyer(PDF, 702KB)

iPlay

iPLAY is a fun program for young people to get active in a range of free play sports, games and activities, designed to cater to the interests of young people.

Mondays: 3.30pm – 6pm
Cobblebank Stadium, Cnr Ferris Road and Bridge Road, Cobblebank 3338

Thursdays: 3.30pm – 5.30pm
Caroline Springs Leisure Centre, 9 The Parade, Caroline Springs 3023

Ages 12 - 25 years.

Registration essential.
To register complete the Young Communities Programs registration form 

For more information Ph: 9747 5373 or email: youngcommunities@melton.vic.gov.au.

Download:
Cobblebank iPlay flyer(PDF, 2MB)
Caroline Springs iPlay flyer(PDF, 1MB)

Culture Konnect

Embrace your culture with peers to explore the diversity of young people within our community.

Tuesdays: 4.30pm - 6.30pm - Taylors Hill Youth & Community Centre, 121 Calder Park Drive, Taylors Hill 3037.

Ages 12 - 17 years.

Registration essential
To register complete the Young Communities Programs registration form.

For more information Ph: 9747 5373 or email: youngcommunities@melton.vic.gov.au

Download: Culture Konnect flyer(PDF, 793KB)

The Space

Melton's LGBTIQA+ social support group for young people.  We share stories and support one another.

Mondays: 4pm to 5.30pm, Melton Youth Centre, 193 Barries Road, Melton

Ages 12 - 25 years.

For more information Ph: 9747 5373 or email: youngcommunities@melton.vic.gov.au.

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Youth in Partnership (Kirrip House)

Youth in Partnership is a program designed to support our first nations young people. Provide leadership opportunities while also offering a space to connect with others

Tuesdays: 4pm to 5.30pm.

For more information visit: Kirrip Aboriginal Corporation | Youth Group 

Street Soccer

Melton Young Communities in Collaboration with The Big Issue provide a fun and exciting initiative that uses the power of sport to change lives.  With provided equipment & supportive staff, during the two-hour sessions, players take part in training and a friendly match.  There is no need to have any experience playing soccer, this program caters to all fitness levels and abilities.

Wednesdays: 3.30pm to 5.30pm, Kurunjang Reserve Park, 137-139 Centenary Avenue, Melton, 3337.

Registration essential.
To register complete the Young Communities Programs registration form

For more information Ph: 9747 5373 or email:youngcommunities@melton.vic.gov.au

Chats & Wellness

A hangout spot to chill and connect with your peers while gaining life skills.

Thursday: 3.30pm to 5.30pm, Melton Youth Centre, 193 Barries Road, Melton, 3337

Registration essential.
To register complete the Young Communities Programs registration form

For more information Ph: 9747 5373 or email:youngcommunities@melton.vic.gov.au.

Download Chats & Wellness flyer(PDF, 102KB)   

Other programs and events

Young Women's Leadership Program

The Young Women’s 7 week Leadership Program aims to provide female identifying individuals with a safe space to learn about leadership and network with like minded individuals.  The program will provide participants with the opportunity to feel empowered, confident, and comfortable in their school life, professional life, and day to day life. 

Date:  Every Wednesday from 14 February to 27 March 2024
Time:  4.30pm – 6pm
Age group:   Female identifying young people between the ages of 15-25
Graduation:  17 April 2024
Location:   Alternating weekly between:
Melton Youth Centre, 193 Barries Road, Melton, and
Taylors Hill Youth & Community Centre, 121 Calder Park Drive, Taylors Hill.

Participants must attend a minimum of 5 sessions in order to receive a certificate of completion at the graduation ceremony on 17 April 2024.

Applications for Expression of Interest are now open!

Youth Advisory Committee (YAC)

Melton YAC brings together young people aged 15-25, community representatives and Councillors to discuss local issues.

For more information about YAC or to access the YAC Terms of Reference and/or Applications Forms, visit our Get Involved webpage

For more information, contact Young Communities on 9747 5373 or email: yac@melton.vic.gov.au.

Youth Holiday Activities: runs during school holidays

A mix of excursions and local based activities for young people age 12 to 25 years.

Activity information will be available in the lead up to the school holidays of each term, with all bookings to be made online at time specified.

For more information or to add your name to the mailing list, contact us on 9747 5373.

When: upcoming April 2024.


Locations

Caroline Springs Leisure Centre

9 The Parade, Caroline Springs, 3023

Cobblebank Stadium

Cnr Ferris Road and Bridge Road, Cobblebank 3338

Kurunjang Community Hub

Centenary Avenue, Kurunjang 3337

Melton Library & Learning Hub

31 McKenzie Street, Melton 3337

Melton Central Community Centre

239 Station Rd, Melton 3337

Melton Youth Centre

193 Barries Road, Melton 3337
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Taylors Hill Youth and Community Centre

121 Calder Park Drive, Taylors Hill 3037
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Contact us

For more information, to get involved, receive support or stay up to date with everything that is Young Communities across the City of Melton, contact us via email: youngcommunities@melton.vic.gov.au or call 9747 5373.

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