Youth Services and Networks
Camden Youth Network (CYN)
The Camden Youth Network (CYN) provides local organisations, professionals, and high school representatives who deliver services to young people in the Camden Council area, with a community of professional peers, to share information about their service needs and programs, engage in professional development opportunities, learn from inspiring guest speakers, and provide a platform to develop working partnerships and collaborations.
The CYN aims to reflect and respond to the aspirations and needs of local residents, aged 12 – 24 years old, to ensure Camden Council is a place where young people belong and thrive.
Meetings are held from 10am – 12pm, bi-monthly on a Tuesday in various locations across the Camden LGA or online via Zoom.
Meeting dates for 2021 are:
- Tuesday 9 February
- Tuesday 9 March (Youth Week Special Edition)
- Tuesday 13 April
- Tuesday 8 June
- Tuesday 10 August
- Tuesday 12 October
- Tuesday 14 December
For meeting location and other details, or to RSVP your attendance, click here to email Camden Council's Youth Project Officer, or phone 02 4645 5115.
Macarthur Youth Services Network (MYSN)
The Macarthur Youth Services Network (MYSN) is a regional youth services network that is supported by Camden Council, Wollondilly Council and Sector Connect. It aims to improve youth service provision across the Macarthur region through advocacy, support, training and information sharing.
The network provides an opportunity for youth services to connect, exchange information, ideas, work collaboratively on projects and identify issues of concern for young people living in the Camden, Campbelltown and Wollondilly Local Government Areas.
Meetings are held the first Wednesday of each month from 10am until 12noon at different venues across the Macarthur region.
If you would like to subscribe to the MYSN mailing list or RSVP your attendance, please visit the Sector Connect website by clicking here or phone 4648 5933.
30 Things for Young People to do in Macarthur for Under $15
Recently the Macarthur Youth Services Network asked young people across the region what they like to do for affordable fun, with the goal of creating a resource for young people, services providers and the broader community. The result is '30 things for young people to do in Macarthur under $15', a free resource that looks at affordable entertainment and leisure activities across the Macarthur region.