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Youth Council

The City of Peterborough has their very own Youth Council. Recently, an new 10 member Youth Council was formed for the 2014- 2015 school year. They are the voice of the young people in our community. If you wish to let us know your concerns or issues, please email us. Taking youth voices to the next level! 

Click HERE for a copy of the 2015 - 2016 Youth Council Application or contact Ellen Stewart at estewart@peterborough.ca or call 705 742-7777 x 1805 for further information.  Deadline for submission is Friday May 15 at 4:30 pm.

Mayor's Youth Award

Nominations are now being excepted for the Mayor's Youth Award. The next award ceremony will be taking place during the Spring of 2015  in the Council Chambers. Applications can be obtained on-line www.peterborough.ca or by calling 705 742-7777 x 1805 or by email estewart@peterborough.ca

Check this out!

National Youth Week is fast approaching, May 1st to May 7th. Many exciting things will be happening in your community! Check out our Calender of events page to see what is happening. Most events are FREE.

Super Spring Cleanup

Last year, hundreds of volunteers removed 3,000 bags of garbage and recycling from parks, roads and streets during Peterborough's Earth Day Super Spring Cleanup.

 This year's cleanup, organized by three area Rotary Clubs, takes place on Saturday May 2, rain or shine.

It is easy to participate. Just go to the link www.superspringleanup.ca and sign up. 

Announcing: The Peterborough County and City School Pan Am Challenge! 

In anticipation of the upcoming Pan Am and Parapan Am Games, the Health Unit is inviting all schools in Peterborough County and City to participate in a special Pan Am Challenge this spring.

The Peterborough County and City Health Unit is offering four $500.00 prizes to schools to put towards physical activity resources (e.g. equipment or programming).

To participate, they are asking schools, classrooms, and students, to take short (1 minute) videos OR photos of students participating in sports that are part of the Pan Am Games, and to submit these to the health unit via email. The schools to submit videos or photos for the most number of different Pan Am sports will be awarded a winning prize.

Contact the Physical Activity Health Promoter at (705)743-1000 for more information.