The BCA is creating new opportunities for local youth to get together with their peers and engage with the wider community. The BCA is proud to support new ways for youth to:

  • socialize and have fun;
  • learn something new;
  • develop or improve a skill, including leadership skills; and
  • have a greater say in the type of youth activities, projects and clubs that are supported by the BCA

Are you ready to have fun and get more involved with your community? If so, the Blackburn Community Association wants to hear from you!

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  • Valentine’s Youth Party 2023
    Blackburn youth aged 10-13 are invited to participate in a Valentine’s Party in the Park event which will be held on Saturday, February 11th from 2-4pm outside the Blackburn Community Hall. This event will feature hot chocolate, games and treats and give local youth a chance to have fun with their friends and peers in
  • Announcing a Short Story Contest for Youth
    Local youth aged 9-14 who either reside or attend school in Blackburn Hamlet are invited to submit an original short story in English or French. Participants must be at least 9 years old and not older than 14 years old as of December 31, 2022. The fictional story must demonstrate or bring alive some aspect
  • Six Pairs of Young Helping Hands for Seniors in 2022
    by Maureen Forsythe, BCA Youth Director. In early 2022 the BCA invited Blackburn Hamlet seniors to participate in a new program that aimed to recruit youth volunteers to help them with garden and yard work, especially during spring and fall. A total of 20 local seniors signed up for the Young Helping Hands for Seniors
  • Spooktacular Halloween Party 2022
    by Maureen Forsythe, BCA Youth Director. On the sunny afternoon of October 29th some 31 local youth, wearing an astonishing variety of original costumes, descended on the park outside the Blackburn Community Center for a couple of hours of ghoulish fun and games. Sophie Nicolas (as YouTube personality Technoblade), Matts Robinson (as Marshmellow) and William
  • Co-winners of BCA Youth Essay Contest 2022
    by Maureen Forsythe, BCA Youth Director. In August the BCA invited local youth to write a short essay on one of three topics. The topics were about coming of age, the idea of potential and limits and individual competence and autonomy. The BCA is pleased to announce that two young Blackburn residents took up the
  • Spooktacular Halloween Party for Blackburn Youth
    Blackburn youth aged 10-14 are invited to a Spooktacular Halloween Party that will be held outside the Blackburn Community Hall on Saturday October 29th from 2 – 4.30pm. Costumes are optional, but those who do wear a costume will be eligible for a special door prize draw. The event will feature a scary scavenger hunt,
 

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