Children and young people

The programmes for children and young people are a central part of Yearly Meeting and help participants to engage with the same theme. They encourage spiritual and personal growth through a range of fun activities created for each age group.

Participants' timetable (PDF)

Children's Programme: ages 0–11

You need to book your place by 18 March.

The children are divided into five age groups. More detail about 2018's Children's Programme.

Young People's Programme: ages 11–15

You need to book your place by 18 March

The programme is arranged by a group of young people with the support of adult volunteers and staff. More detail about 2018's Young People's Programme.

Junior Yearly Meeting: age 15–18

You need to book your place by 23 February.

The programme is arranged by a group of young people with the support of adult volunteers and staff.

Most of the places at JYM are available for nominees from area meetings, Quaker schools and European yearly meetings. To find out more ask your meeting or school who to speak to. You can also book directly via our website if you are not being nominated for a place. More detail about 2018's Junior Yearly Meeting.

After booking, parents/guardians will be asked to complete an information and consent form for each child/young person they have booked. The form needs to be filled in before the place is confirmed.

Blog: Children at Yearly Meeting

Shaping our future: children and young people at Yearly Meeting 2018.

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