Engaging in Spooky STEM!: The Importance of STEM Activity for Young People

Last week during the October holiday, we had a great time with our young people engaging in some Spooky STEM activity! 

A Night of Music, Joy and Celebration by Ukrainian Children, Young People and Families

On the 20th of September, Groups of Ukrainian Families, Children and Young People including our very own Friendship Group performed in front of an audience of over 100 people.

Reflecting on the Summer of STEAM 2023 at Paisley YMCA!

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!”

Science, Technology and Engineering; three weeks into our Summer of STEAM!

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!”

Combining the Easter Holidays with our Hackathon workshop for 3 days of fun, digital youth work! 💐🖥️

We began the Easter Holidays this month by hosting a three-day Hackathon workshop in our space for young people in Paisley!

It’s A Full Exhibition of Trail-Blazing Women – International Women’s Day at STEM Girls  

The stars aligned for some perfect timing this week as we celebrated International Women’s Day this year on the night of our weekly female-led youth club STEM Girls.  

Youth Mental Health Awareness Week 2023 at Paisley YMCA

Last week, we had been taking part in Children’s Mental Health Week 2023 to highlight and help young people with their mental health across the UK from 6th – 12th February.