Welcome to Youthtown
Find your place
Youthtown runs awesome in-school, after school and holiday programmes and events for 5 to 18 year-olds across Aotearoa New Zealand.
Find out what’s happening at your local Youthtown!
Since 1932, we’ve kept our focus on creating transformative spaces where children and young people can figure out life.
Young people inspire us: they are the reason we do what we do at Youthtown!
Our programmes are designed around outcomes first and foremost. We focus on what is truly needed for each young person to thrive.
We create fun, safe, inclusive spaces and places that acknowledge the ever-evolving world that children and young people are journeying through.
We regularly partner with national and local community organisations who are as driven as we are about improving outcomes for children and young people.
What people say
I've become more social and active. - Harshaan
I am really enjoying the Her [Move] Programme because of how welcoming and supportive Brooke is and that I have my friends here as well. I am also enjoying trying out new things I have never done before. - Katrina
I’ve long been impressed by the great team you have at Ponsonby Primary, I feel very lucky we have such a caring team of people looking after my child. - Briar
The staff were fantastic, friendly and caring. - Nadia
We had so much fun and I want to come back. - Grace
I feel I have leant more about becoming a better basketball player. - Jack
My self-confidence has gone up. - Faith
Just a big shout out to Damo, B, Megan and all the team in Chch, always consistent with our tamariki. - Toni