27th–31st July 2020, 1-4pm Monday-Friday
3rd-6th August 2020, 1-4pm Monday-Thursday
10th–21st August 2020, 3-6pm Monday-Friday for two weeks
The YC Hertfordshire Positive Alternatives programme is for young people aged 11-17 and incorporates practical sport or art sessions with interactive workshops. You will learn about keeping yourself safe and making positive choices in relation to gangs and knife crime.
Each session includes 2 hours of sports or arts delivered by professional instructors and an interactive workshop delivered by fully-qualified and experienced youth workers. The workshops focus on:
- identity and belonging
- gang culture
- stereotypes and gender
- county lines
- knife crime and reducing use of weapons
On completion of the programme you will receive a certificate of participation and a £30 Amazon voucher.
Read more about Positive Alternatives and see comments from young people who've taken part.
Please note: Due to COVID-19 restrictions, all summer 2020 programmes will be taking place outdoors and all participants must adhere to the 2m social distancing rules and handwashing practices throughout. All equipment will be sanitised and single-use. Anyone feeling unwell or with any COVID-19 symptoms must not attend.