Activites for young people

Duke of Edinburgh - If your usual DofE activities are cancelled, there are loads of new ones you can try from home instead! Click the link for new activity ideas

If you are supported by Cumbria Youth Alliance there are a range of different ASDAN qualifications you can access to improve your CV. Contact your key worker for more information


Have created an excellent resource around skills and career activities covers a range of topics to work through: 

  • Young Professional
  • Choosing a career
  • Understanding pathways
  • Boosting your skills Volunteering & work experience
  • Employers & work Youth
  • Voice Census Your Reflection

These resources are designed for young people aged 14-24 including those in education, employment and training and those looking for work

You can download your booklet here Skills-Careers-activities-booklet.pdf

Being stuck at home doesn’t mean you have to miss out on rich cultural experiences. Voice have complied plenty of ways to experience culture in the comfort of your own four walls, recommendations on e-books, learning music, TV and Theatre even video games. Click the Voice link to find out more 

Ever wanted to know how to code? or have a career in STEM science. Brush up on your technology skills using the websites opposite.

Watch videos in our coronavirus playlist - YouTube

Supporting children’s mental health in times of disruption - Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families

Calm Zone - Breathing exercises provided by Childline

Worries and how to cope during Coronavirus

COVID-19 resources for families

Coronavirus explanation for children

Easy-to-read guide - Healthwatch

Take part in P.E. with Joe (weekdays at 9am - videos saved to Joe Wick's YouTube channel)

A social story about coronavirus - Carole Gray

Guide to living with worry and anxiety amidst global uncertainty 

Random acts of kindness during the coronavirus outbreak - Mental Health Foundation

Coronavirus and mental wellbeing - Every Mind Matters

Coronavirus anxiety: how to cope if you’re feeling anxious about the outbreak 

The Stepladder of Achievement is an online learning tool for 15-25 year olds to develop financial know-how and for making plans for your future. It has six Steps for you to work through. And it’s free for you to use!
When you complete all 6 steps, you’ll receive a certificate of completion.

Step 1: Literacy               

 Step 2: Numeracy           

  Step 3: Making My Money Work

Step 4: My Plans for the Future     

    Step 5: Managing My Money            

Step 6: Securing Future Education, Employment or Training

Click below to register or ring Cat Hawkes on 07444869460 
Cumbria Youth Alliance have 6 online modules based around improving your emotional resilience and well-being, they include:

  • Mental health 
  • Cyber bullying
  • Body image 
  • LGBTQ+
  • Social media pressures 
  • Risk taking behaviour 
For more information and how to register click below