What's on for young people

Young people make community life vibrant at the City of Charles Sturt. Our Youth Development Team is dedicated to working with local young people to offer a range of activities, workshops, projects and initiatives.

The Brocas 

The new home of the Youth Development Team, The Brocas at 111 Woodville Road, has a variety of youth friendly activities, workshops and programs.

Check out events and activities at The Brocas.

The City of Charles Sturt on Facebook 

See the City through our eyes and join the conversation on our official Council facebook page.

Community centres 

Did you know most Community Centre activities are open to all ages? Join us dancing in the dark, learning an artisan craft or getting techy.

Check out events and activities at our Community Spaces.


Our libraries have more than just books. We've got workshops, music, art, digital hubs, and a virtual library.

Check out What's On at the Libraries.

Local events 

Our community event calendar has a range of exciting local events happening all over the City.


We have over 50 Sporting Clubs in the City of Charles Sturt, and School Holiday Sports Programs that happen each year.

Try soccer, canoeing, fencing, bowling, tennis, surf life saving, netball, football, croquet and more.


Geocaching is a real-life treasure hunt game that anyone with a GPS device or Smartphone can play.

We are bringing the exciting world of geocaching to your door step.

Learn more about geocaching in Charles Sturt.

To celebrate National Youth Week in April each year, the Annual Youth Expo offers 12 -25 year olds fun activities along with a wealth of information from over 50 stall holders covering further education, career providers, health services, youth services, sports and community clubs.

For more details contact the Youth Team 
8408 1111

Volunteering is a great way to learn new skills, have fun and give back to the community. Check our our volunteer vacancies in the City of Charles Sturt.

The City of Charles Sturt provides a range of grants, from funding young people to represent SA in sporting competitions to funding public space project ideas through the Westside Place Makers Grant Program.

Check out our grants & funding opportunities.

City of Charles Sturt sponsors a team of 8 locals aged 15 – 24 to attend the annual YMCA Youth Parliament Program.

Participants learn about public speaking, parliamentary etiquette, bill development, youth advocacy and work with us for the entire year to explore issues within a local context.

Learn more about the YMCA Youth Parliament Program.

Change Maker program for under 30s

Change Makers are people who create a positive difference in our community.

Are you armed with an activity idea or passionate about a community issue?

Learn more about being a Change Maker.

Do you want to have your views considered in Council decision making?

Your Say Charles Sturt is Council's dedicated community consultation hub. It's designed to let you contribute to some of the issues currently being considered by Council.

Learn more about Your Say Charles Sturt.

Western Worker With Youth Network (WWWYN) is a supportive network for workers and agencies providing services to young people across the Cities of Charles Sturt, Port Adelaide Enfield and West Torrens.

The network’s monthly meetings provide an opportunity to collaborate and share information. WWWYN also has an email distribution list to assist information sharing across the youth sector.

If you are interested in finding out more about WWWYN please contact City of Charles Sturt Youth Participation Officer 
8408 1111

Need help?

Youth Development team
8408 1111

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