Children & Young People - Support  

 

Whats On 

Here we will share activities for children and young people in and around the parish. 

The Parks Trust Youth Rangers (14-17 year olds) 

Youth Rangers is a free volunteer group for young people aged 14-17 interested in gaining hands-on skills and experience in environmental work. The programme provides outdoor learning opportunities and challenges that will help prepare participants, both professionally and personally, for future studies and careers within the environmental sector. 
 
Sessions usually take place on the third Saturday each month from 10am-12pm. These meetings take place outdoors in greenspaces all over Milton Keynes, covering a variety of interesting and engaging topics which include practical conservation work, biodiversity surveying, community tasks and assisting in our outdoor learning and ranger tasks. This is a great opportunity for anyone wishing to meet new people, build confidence, contribute to your community, keep active and gain valuable environmental skills with a landscape charity. 
For more information and to sign up click HERE! 
Youth Rangers Taster Session 
Are you 16 -17 years old and have thought about joining Youth Rangers but weren't really sure what to expect? 
 
In this FREE taster session, you will get the opportunity to have a go at some of the hands-on practical tasks that happen at Youth Rangers sessions, to help you decide if you would like to join. 
 
This is a great opportunity for you to get outdoors and take part in practical environmental tasks such as animal surveying, habitat protection, and landscaping tasks, whilst also developing communication skills, building confidence, and contributing to your community. 
 
When: Tuesday 24th August 2021 
What time: 10am till Noon 
Where: Linford Lakes Nature Reserve 
 
Click HERE to book. 

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Support  

0800 1111 
Provides free and confidential support to anyone under 19 
Counsellors available until 10pm every day. Free, safe and anonymous online counselling for young people. 
https://www.mkyis.org.uk/ 
Chat with us on Messenger at m.me/YiSMentalHealth 
Support for Young Carers under 18 
0300 123 6600 
Confidential advice and information about drugs, their 
effects and the law 
University of Reading developed the COVID-19: Helping Young People Manage Low Mood and Depression course for young people with low mood and depression and their parents and carers, or anyone who has contact with young people during the coronavirus pandemic. Find out more HERE. 
 
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