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What is Touch of Love Young Achievers?

Touch of Love Young Achievers is a vibrant youth empowerment program focused on encouraging minority ethnic youth and New Scots aged 8-25 in Aberdeen to embrace their dual cultural identities and contribute positively to their communities. Our mission is to support the personal development, integration, and community participation of these young individuals through a range of engaging activities. Among these activities, cultural dances play a significant role, allowing participants to connect with and celebrate their heritage while fostering a sense of belonging and unity. By participating in the Young Achievers program, youth are empowered to explore and affirm their dual identities, build confidence, and make meaningful contributions to the world around them.

Who can join the Young Achievers Club?

Open to all Aberdeen’s minority ethnic youth and New Scots aged 8-25 interested in personal growth, cultural integration, and community involvement.

What activities are offered by the Young Achievers Club?

The Young Achievers Club offers a comprehensive suite of activities designed to foster integration, personal development, and community participation among minority ethnic youth and New Scots aged 8-25. Our program includes: Read more

How does the club support cultural integration?

The Young Achievers Club employs a multifaceted approach to support cultural integration, facilitating a deeper understanding and appreciation of diverse cultures among minority ethnic youth and New Scots aged 8-25. Our strategy includes: Read more

Can children who don't speak another language join?

Yes, all children are welcome regardless of language abilities. Our club aims to be inclusive, offering various activities to engage all members, including those looking to learn new languages or simply participate in cultural and educational programs.

How often does the club meet?

The Young Achievers Club convenes weekly, every Friday from 5:00 PM to 6:45 PM, offering a structured schedule of activities and programs. Additionally, we host selected workshops and training sessions on weekends, dedicated to special topics and skills development. For the most current schedule, including any special events, please refer to our website or subscribe to our communication channels for updates.

Is there a fee to join the Young Achievers Club?

Joining the Young Achievers Club is free of charge to ensure it is accessible to everyone. However, we warmly welcome freewill donations to support and sustain our club's activities. While the club primarily operates without mandatory fees, there may be minimal charges for certain special activities. We strive to keep costs low to maintain inclusivity. For the latest details on any activity-specific fees, please don't hesitate to contact us directly or visit our website for updates.

What are the benefits of joining the Young Achievers Club?

Joining the Young Achievers Club provides wide-ranging benefits aimed at fostering personal growth, academic progress, and cultural understanding. The club creates a supportive atmosphere that promotes cultural integration, particularly through activities like cultural dances, helping members to confidently embrace their dual identity. It also facilitates opportunities for making friends and connecting with peers, thus fostering a strong community spirit.

Members gain confidence and learn the importance of teamwork through engaging in diverse activities. These experiences are crucial for their social development and prepare them to thrive in a multicultural world. The Young Achievers Club offers a holistic platform for cultural, academic, and personal development, making it an invaluable asset for minority ethnic youth and New Scots aged 8-25 in Aberdeen.

How can I register my child for the club?

To register your child for the club, Find the registration form here along with detailed instructions on how to complete it. If you need any assistance or have questions during the registration process, do not hesitate to reach out to us via email or phone. Our team is ready to help ensure your child can join our enriching program.

How can I support or get involved with the club?

We welcome volunteers, mentors, and donors to support our activities, including cultural dance instructors, workshop facilitators, and community leaders. Visit our website or contact us to find out how you can contribute to the Young Achievers Club.

For any more questions or details about the Young Achievers Club and Touch of Love's broader initiatives, please reach out to us directly.