Youth make up an important part of The Blue Mountains community and will be an essential part of its future. The Town is committed to fostering a youth-friendly community where young people feel engaged and connected. To learn more about youth clubs, services and resources available in the area, please review the information below.
Information & Resources
Having an entrepreneurial mindset can help young people flourish in their own business and/or in the corporate world. Youth entrepreneurs think creatively, are problem solvers, know how to market and sell themselves, and understand what goes into earning revenue and paying expenses. Locally, resources are available to help students and youth learn and develop entrepreneurial skills through programs and mentorship.
Programs and resources include:
Seeking employment in the area? Many local resources will assist in the job search and posting. Information and resources for various local job boards are below:
Please review the links below for various mental health resources:
- CMHO - Youth Resources
- Ontario government - Mental Health Support
- CMHA - Child and Youth Mental Health
- CAMH - Help and Resources
Please review the links below for various healthy eating resources:
Please review the links below for various sexual health resources:
Please review the links below for various addiction prevention resources:
For more information about volunteer opportunities available in the area, please visit the Volunteer Opportunities page.
The Blue Mountains Public Library provides various youth programs to support children and youth in the community, to learn more please click here.
For more information about minor sports and leagues in the Town, please visit the Minor Sports & Leagues page.
In 2019, the Town partnered with The Blue Mountains Public Library, Beaver Valley Outreach and other community partners and was awarded a SILVER Youth Friendly Designation for our community by Play Works.
The Georgian Bay Youth Roots is an organization committed to encouraging all youth to become healthy, safe, hopeful, engaged and contributing members of the Town of The Blue Mountains and the Municipality of Meaford. For more information on how to get involved, please click here.
Community organizations in the Town provide various youth programming opportunities. For more information, please review the links below: