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Guide to Camden youth services

We offer a wide-ranging, exciting and engaging programme of activities that builds young people’s skills and confidence.

Download: Guide to Camden youth services - activities 13 plus (PDF 4.7MB)


Shout Out 2015

Tuesday 7 April, 2.30 to 6.30pm. Have your say - make a difference
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Are you aged 13 to 19 (up to 25 with disabilities)? Do you want to make your voice heard and help us improve services for young people in Camden? Why not come along to the Shout Out event at UCL Academy, Adelaide Road NW3, on 7 April? Enjoy entertainment, food and workshops. Book your place – contact: rashid.ali@camden.gov.uk

You can also enter our Shout Out photography competition by taking a digital photo on the theme of ‘What Camden Means to Me’ and then emailing it to rashid.ali@camden.gov.uk  – the best photos will be shown on a big screen at the event. The event is organised by the Youth MP and Camden Youth Council (see below for more details).

Youth MP and Camden Youth Council

Find out more about Camden's Youth MP, the borough's Youth Council and how to get involved on the young people's democracy web page.

Minding the Gap project

Minding The Gap (MTG) is a joint project by Camden Council and Camden Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) to help bridge the gap between child and adult health and wellbeing services. MTG aims to improve the health and wellbeing of young people aged 16 to 25 by establishing a new youth base in the borough. Camden young people, who said they wanted one place to go for a range of services and support, are helping to design the base. Find out more here.

Naming competition

Young people aged 16 to 25 were invited to enter the ‘Name Challenge’ to help us come up with an eye-catching name for an this exciting new project for youth and young adults in Camden. See the animated video here. Watch this space for updates on the outcome of the competition.

    MTG survey of 16 to 25 year-olds - March 2015

    We are currently asking 16 to 24 year-olds living in the borough to tell us more about their health and wellbeing and how they feel about the services on offer to them. This survey is confidential and will provide us with valuable information that we can use to inform improvements to services that young people receive. Find out more.

    Camden Summer University

    Camden Summer University offers young people aged 13 to 19 more than 80 fantastic free courses hosted by some of London’s biggest names. Visit camden.gov.uk/summeruniversity from 1 June 2015 to view our courses for this summer – bookings open on 15 June 2015. See highlights from CSU 2014 on flickr.


    Disability Project

    Camden's Integrated Youth Support Service is committed to supporting young people with a range of disabilities in their transition to adulthood, working with them to reach and increase their fully potential so they can play a more active role in their local community and society. Find out more by reading or downloading our guide to disability youth projects below:


    Under 25s advice service

    Advice and information for all young people living in Camden

    This is where, if you are 16 to 24, you can ask about or discuss anything with someone who will listen and help. Young people come to us with questions about welfare benefits and housing, education, money advice or personal problems.

      Nothing is too big or too small and our service is free and confidential.

      Camden Youth Awards 

      The Camden Youth Awards celebrate and recognise young people’s progress, achievements or contributions. The 2015 winners were announced at an event at the Camden Centre in February 2015. See photos from the event here.