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May 1 - 7, 2018

Free events for youth with youth

What is National Youth Week?

Sauga youth together with the City of Mississauga, have created National Youth Week - a weeklong youth-led festival of creative expression and community involvement. National Youth Week takes place every year from May 1 to May 7. National Youth Week took control of hosting more than 300 FREE events featuring over 400 artists for over 8000 people across the city in 2017. National Youth Week is a festival of music, film, the arts, culture, sport and opportunities to make a difference. Our events are a way for us to enlist one another to have an awesome time and show Sauga who we are!

We are passionate.
We take a stance.
We inspire positive change.
We challenge the status quo.
We are dynamic.
We make things happen.

National
Youth Week Events

The City of Mississauga is proud to be participating in National Youth Week from May 1st to 7th, 2018.

A number of FREE activities and events organized "by youth for youth" will be taking place at community centres and libraries across the city from May 1-7, 2018. The week will also feature a Youth Week Celebration day event on May 5, 2018 at the Noel Ryan Theatre in the Central Library from 11:00-3:00 which will include performances by local bands, presentation of youth awards, and a music studio workshop from industry producers. You can follow along on social media using #NYW905.

(Click the event title for more event details)

Join National Youth Week

Together, let's make this year's National Youth Week the best it's ever been! Join us in empowering more Sauga youth to take part in a weeklong event festival that is hosted for youth, with youth.

How Can I get Involved?

How Do I Join?

You can get involved in one (or all) of three ways:

  1. Become a NYW Event Organizer
  2. Volunteer with us
  3. Attend National Youth Week week events
How Can I Volunteer?

What's A NYW Event Organizer?

Organizers plan events ranging from talent shows to scavenger hunts. City of Mississauga provides free event space and mentorship to organizers. Ready to get started?

  1. Grab some friends.
  2. Brainstorm ideas of what event you'd like to host
  3. Once your event is approved, promote it!
  4. Show up, have fun!
What's Included

Do I get volunteer hours?

Yes! Last year, 235 youth provided 1657 hours of volunteering during National Youth Week. All event organizers will receive volunteer hours for their time. Email orville.edwards@mississauga.ca to suggest or discover how else you can get involved during the week.

How Can I Volunteer?

MiWay is your way to National Youth Week from May 1st to 7th

For customized route and schedule information, visit miway.ca or call 905-615-INFO(4636). View scheduled departure times on your smartphone or other mobile device at m.miway.ca

MiWay is a proud partner of National Youth Week

How Can I Volunteer?

Join the Conversation

Keep up to date on all things NYW by following @SaugaYouth.

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