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Things to do in Surrey for young people

If you're a parent of or work with young people in Surrey you may be interested to know about activities going on that can help them fulfill their potential.

The Duke of Edinburgh Awards

Taking part in The Duke of Edinburgh Awards can help young people develop their skills for life and work. We've got plenty of advice whether you're a parent or a carer of someone doing the awards, you're taking part or you're one of our award leaders.

Youth centres and projects

Local youth centres are good for keeping young people active through high quality activities for all young people – local projects include drop in sessions, theatre, music and the arts, lads nights, ladies nights, summer activities, residential visits, a youth cafĂ© and more. Find out what's available where you live by using 'Find My Nearest' on Surreyi.

With 23 of 31 full time youth centres in Surrey having already achieved the National Youth Agency Level 1 Quality Mark, and the rest expected to follow in 2014, you have confidence that their activities will enhance young people's personal and social development.

Surrey Outdoor Learning and Development

If the great outdoors appeals to your child Surrey Outdoor Learning and Development (SOLD) may be for them. It helps young people develop and learn more about themselves through taking part in outdoor experience programmes in Surrey and beyond.



European Youth Experience 

EYE SPI is a series of packs enabling young people to plan their exploration of some of Europe's most famous cities - Brighton, London and Paris. They can be used by schools, summer groups, youth groups, families, friends…anyone! European Youth Experience.

Voluntary youth organisations

The Surrey Youth Focus website provides details of a whole host of voluntary youth organisations across Surrey, that provide activities and services young people may be interested in.


Vinspired is a site which specifically helps young people find local volunteering opportunities. And we provide information on more general volunteering opportunities in Surrey.