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Youth events

Baseline For Young People is City of Whittlesea's Youth Services team provide programs, events and projects that young people can get involved in throughout the year including school holidays.

School Holiday Program - September 2023

Fantastic Beasts, The Wonder of Nature at Melbourne Museum

Wonder at the magic of the creatures from the Wizarding World alongside the remarkable animals from London’s Natural History Museum collection and learn about their shared abilities and behaviours that allow them to dazzle, attract and escape.

Date: Tuesday 19 September
Time: 9am to 4pm
Where: Meeting at EDGE Youth Services at Westfield Plenty Valley, Shop MM1, 415 McDonalds Road, Mill Park. We will be taking public transport to and from Melbourne Museum.
Cost: $10 and includes lunch and snacks.
Recommended age: young people aged 10 to 18.

Register for Fantastic Beasts.


Strike-Mania Bowling

Grab your bowling shoes and join us for a day of strikes, spares, and lots of laughter at our upcoming bowling event. Compete against your friends, make new friends or practice your bowling skills.

For $10 you get one game of bowling and a meal, now that’s a score!

Date: Wednesday 20 September
Session 1: 12.30pm to 2pm (for young people aged 10-15)
Session 2: 3pm to 5:30pm (Ages 16-24) 
Where: OzTenPin Bowling Epping, 41-53 Miller Street, Epping 3076
Cost: $10 (includes ticket and food)
Recommended age: young people aged 10 to 24.

Register for Strike-Mania Bowling.


Kite Making

Let your imagination take flight as we gather together for an exciting day of kite-making, decoration and outdoor fun.

Unleash your creativity and make new friends while flying your very own handcrafted/decorated kite.

Date: Friday 22 September
Time: Session 1: 1 - 2pm Session 2: 2-3pm
Where: Shared Cup Café, Olivine Boulevard/Donnybrook Road, Donnybrook
Cost: Free
Recommended age: 10 - 18

Register for Kite Making.


Resume Workshop

Join us for an engaging and interactive resume workshop designed especially for young people.

Whether you're a fresh graduate, a student preparing for placements, or you're looking at casual employment for the upcoming holiday period, this workshop will equip you with the essential skills to craft an impressive resume that stands out from the crowd!

Date: Monday 25 September
Time: 4 - 5:30pm
Where: EDGE Youth Services (Westfield Plenty Valley), Shop MM1, 415 McDonalds Road, Mill Park
Cost: Free
Recommended age: 15 - 25

Register for the Resume Workshop.



Get ready for an afternoon filled with artistic fun and crafty adventures.

Get your art on with Air Dry and Polymer Clay, create macrame friendship bands or paint your own tee or bag!

Whether you're a seasoned artist or just discovering your creative flair, there's something for everyone at our Crafternoon activity including heaps of snacks!

Date: Tuesday 26 September
Time: 1-4pm
Where: Riverside Community Activity Centre, 8 Doreen Rogen Way, South Morang
Cost: Free

Register now for Crafternoon.


Nature Trailblazers

Get set for an amazing journey into the heart of nature! Join us for an incredible outdoor walking event tailored just for young adventurers.

Explore the beauty of nature, stay active, make new friends, and conquer exciting challenges along the way while enjoying the great outdoors with lunch provided.

Date: Wednesday 27 September
Time: 10:30am - 1:30pm (10:30am arrival time with hike beginning at 11am, returning 1:30-2pm) 
Where: Mill Park Library, 394 Plenty Rd, Mill Park 
Cost: Free
Recommended age: 12 - 18

Register for Nature Trailblazers.


The Young Chef’s Table

Join us for a day of hands-on cooking with this exciting cooking clinic workshop!

This immersive culinary program is for young aspiring cooks, or for young people wanting to learn their way around the kitchen.

Unleash your inner chef, make new friends, and create delicious memories.

Date: Thursday, 28 September
Time: 11am – 3pm
Where: Galada Community Centre, 10A Forum Way, Epping
Cost: FREE
Recommended age: young people aged 12 to 18.

Register for the Young Chef's Table.


Basketball at Y Leisure City

Ready to hit the court? Secure your spot for the FREE School Holiday Basketball Program at Y Leisure City – Epping now!

Don't miss out on a day filled with hoops, friends, and free food.

Date: Thursday, 28 September
Time: 12.30-2.30pm
Where: The Y Leisure City, 41-51 Miller Street Epping
Cost: FREE
Recommended age: young people 13 and above.

Register for Basketball at Y Leisure City.



Baseline for Young People program

Join City of Whittlesea's Youth Services team every day of the week with specialised and regular programs created just for young people.

Visit our Weekly Programs page to see what you can take part in after school.