As the Summer Holidays end and young people start back at school, we at Paisley YMCA reflect on the success of this year’s Summer of STEAM Programme as a fun and educational time for young people in Renfrewshire to spend their summer unlocking their STEAM creativity with the help of our youth workers. The sessionsContinue reading “Reflecting on the Summer of STEAM 2023 at Paisley YMCA!”
Our 2023 Summer of STEAM Programme is currently full STEAM ahead! We are coming to the end of our third week focusing on Engineering, where we have been building catapults, pulley systems and constructing Da Vinci bridges using wooden sticks! During the summer holidays, we have been providing our free Summer of STEAM Youth ProgrammeContinue reading “Science, Technology and Engineering; three weeks into our Summer of STEAM!”
For five weeks during the summer holidays, we will be running the Summer of STEAM Programme at Paisley YMCA!
2022 was a transformative year for Paisley YMCA. Following the re-opening of our space in 2021, we continued to develop our space and expand our youth work and support even further into the community. We developed a youth work schedule consisting of our free youth work clubs with a significant increase in registration and plenty of new faces!
As our Summer Fun Programme enters its final week, we are thrilled at the high number of young people that have signed up and attended our weekly digital and STEM clubs each week. We are so happy to be welcoming faces old and new for some digital fun and plenty of gaming!
Our Summer of Fun Programme has begun with the set-up of our new podcast studio!
This year in preparation for Sma’ Shot day 2022, our young people have been working on a short animation project to tell the story of how this historic day came to be. Taking place 2nd July, Sma’ Shot day celebrates the weavers of Paisley, who fought for their workers’ rights to be paid fairly forContinue reading “Celebrating Sma’ Shot Day with ReMode Youth! All About Our Latest Animation Project 🎥”
In the past several months, we have been working hard to re-establish our Makerspace. New kit, toys and equipment have arrived in the past several months and we are thrilled at the new opportunities this equipment will offer to our weekly clubs. In addition to our 3D printers and Smart Gardens displayed in the window of ourContinue reading “Developing Our Makerspace! Technology, creativity and what has our young people excited 🖥️📱💻”
Big things have been happening this month at Paisley YMCA!
As we come to the end of UK Science week, we reflect on the importance role science and technology plays in our weekly clubs available for our young people.