Youth Programs

Forbes Shire Council is a safe and welcoming community. The Forbes Shire boasts a large calendar of events targeting youth specifically, which include but is not limited to Youth Week, School Holiday Programs and the year 5 excursion aimed at fostering inclusion and building positive relationships.

Following are the upcoming events planned for the Forbes Shire:

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Letters to Santa!

This year Forbes Shire Council and the Forbes Youth Action Team are working closely with Santa to find out what the children of Forbes would like for Christmas. Santa would also like to know how good you have been throughout the year and what fun things you have been up to!
Drop your letter into the big red postbox in the reception area of Forbes Shire Council. Santa will reply to you if you get your letters in before 20 December!

To view and download the template: click here (PDF 1MB)

Christmas Movie Screening - The Grinch!

Join us at the Forbes Youth and Community Centre to kick off our school holiday celebrations with a Christmas Movie - The Grinch!

Location: Forbes Youth and Community Centre
Date: Friday 18 December, 2020
Time: 6pm onwards
Cost: Free, Registration Essential

Registration Form: Click here (DOCX 57KB)
Parent/Guardian Collection Exemption Form: Click here (DOCX 53.5KB)

DIY Clay Workshop

Join us at for a DIY Clay Workshop in the December School Holidays! 

Location: Youth and Community Centre
Date: Tuesday 21 December 2020
Time: 10am-1pm
Cost: Free, Registration Essential

*Please note this event is for participants aged 9 years and older only.

Registration form: Click here (DOCX 56.9KB)
Parent/Guardian Collection Exemption Form: Click here  (DOCX 53KB)

Macrame Workshop 

Join us for a Macrame Workshop and create some key rings and a beautiful macrame rainbow! 

Location: Youth and Community Centre
Date: Wednesday 06 January 2021
Time: 10am-1pm 
Cost: Free, Registration Essential

*Please note this event is for participants aged 9 years and older only.

Registration form: Click here (DOCX 56.9KB)
Parent/Guardian Collection Exemption Form: Click here  (DOCX 53KB) 

Fishing Workshop! 

Join us at Lions Park for a Fishing Workshop hosted by the Department of Primary Industries (DPI). This event features giveaways and provides opportunity for kids to learn new tips and tricks for fishing!

Location: Lions Park, Junction Street 
Date: Monday 18 January, 2021
Time: 9am-11am 
Cost: Free, Registration Essential

Registration form: Click here (DOCX 57KB)
Parent/Guardian Collection Exemption Form: Click here  (DOCX 53.1KB)

Bubble Soccer!

Bubble Soccer is coming to Forbes thanks to the Forbes Youth Action Team and Parkes PCYC!

Location: Forbes Youth and Community Centre, Battye Street 
Date: Wednesday 20 January, 2021
Time: 9am-12pm 
Cost: Free, Registration Essential

Registration form: Click here (DOCX 57KB)
Parent/Guardian Collection Exemption Form: Click here (DOCX 53KB)