Youth Week: May 1 – 7

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Youth Week, May 1-7

Youth Week is a provincial celebration held annually during the first week of May. It's a fun-filled week celebrating youth, your diversity and the positive contributions you make in their communities. 

This year, Youth Week is going virtual in Coquitlam! Our Recreation staff are putting together a schedule of virtual events for you to participate in. Stay connected over Coquitlam social media channels to take part in daily activities, including challenges, wellness practices, virtual classes and over a dozen prize giveaways!

What’s Happening

  • May 1 – Photo Challenge
    Get inspired with daily photo prompts and create your own collection of photos throughout the entire month of May!

  • May 2 – Scavenger Hunt
    Follow our daily social media clues to find painted rocks placed in Coquitlam’s hidden-gem parks. Each rock has a clue painted on it. Arrange the clues to reveal a secret word.

  • May 3 – Sundae Funday
    Get creative and make your own delicious masterpiece to indulge in with your virtual youth leader.

  • May 4 – May the Fourth be with You
    Learn how to calm your mind and train your inner Jedi. Good thing, a strong mind is.

  • May 5 – Virtual Hip Hop
    Learn a hip hop routine from your virtual youth leader!

  • May 6 – Walk About Wednesday
    Let’s get some exercise! Walking is great for physical and mental health, and there are multiple parks and trails in Coquitlam for you to choose from!

  • May 7 – Tri-City REACH Awards Ceremony
    Tune in for the virtual Tri-City REACH Awards Ceremony! Celebrate youth who made contributions to positively benefit others, the community and the environment.

  • May 1- 7 Q & A with Mayor Richard Stewart
    Throughout the week Mayor Stewart ​is answering questions from various youth across Coquitlam about COVID-19 and how the City is responding. There's no softballs here - they're getting straight to business!