Youth Activities

Community Wise provides the following for young people:

Live Wires for all young people in school years 4 plus (aged over 8 years) (This is run by Living Stones Community Church)

Families for Autism Youth Club - 2 Saturday mornings each month from 10am. 

Principles of Community Wise youth work

  1. It is voluntarily engaged in by young people
  2. It is led by adults whose lives model the qualities we seek to develop and encourage
  3. It values excellence
  4. It is holistic
  5. It is relational rather than programme orientated
  6. All young people are valued equally

Aim of Community Wise youth work

To enable and encourage young people to value themselves as an important and integral part of the whole community, with a significant part to play in promoting the good of others.

Objectives of Community Wise youth work

  1. To provide opportunities within which relationships can be developed and in which young people can be secure and valued and where the principles can be worked out and the aims fulfilled through a range of activities
  2. To provide opportunities which will enhance the character development of young people

in particular to

  • To encourage the development of the quality of other-centredness
  • To encourage the development of an appreciation of interdependence
  • To encourage the development of respect for all others, whether in authority, in the peer group, or in the community · To encourage the development of maturity which includes character qualities such as perseverance, reliability, resourcefulness, appreciativeness, confidence and wisdom
  • To encourage honesty and integrity