Youth Council

This is your chance to make a difference by becoming a member of the Peterborough Youth Council. The Youth Council, with support from the Peterborough Youth Commission, will engage, assist and empower young people in Peterborough to take action in addressing youth issues in our community. An opportunity such as this will provide members with leadership skills, responsibility, and an opportunity to contribute to the community. The Youth Council will also provide a positive connection to other youth and adults in Peterborough. Applications are available to youth 10-21 years of age residing in the City of Peterborough or attending school in the City. 

Applications are available at City Hall or online at Candidates will be called for an interview. Volunteering as a Youth Council member will qualify for secondary school volunteer community hours.

The application deadline for the 2017-2018 Youth Council is Friday, May 12, 2017 at 4:30pm.

For further information please contact the Youth Council at or visit or call 705 742-7777 x 1805.

Snofest Youth Amazing Race Event

Join the Peterborough Youth Council on Saturday January 21, 2017 from 2 to 4 pm in the downtown core.

Teams of 2 will compete to complete the race while visiting 10 destinations to grab their next clue.

First team back to the Pit Stop that has completed all 10 tasks wins a cash prize.

Food for all participants will be available at the Pit Stop.

Teams must pre-register to compete in the Race. To register please contact

Registration deadline is January Friday January 13, 2017 at 4:30 pm