What is the Youth Forum?

Youth 2 Kingston in partnership with the City of Kingston Cultural Services and Recreation and Leisure departments are proud to announce the 2016 Youth Forum will be held Thursday December 1 and Friday December 2 at the Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning.

11214063_956257404439831_6945559222253053462_nThis is a two day event for #ygkyouth and youth from the greater Kingston area to gain insights into ways they can get involved in their communities. Y2K is dedicated to expanding our programs and reach, this forum will be the first step to a new direction for Y2K. More information can be found below, you can also visit our Workshop Registration page to sign up for specific workshops. Note below that some workshops do not require registration!

2016 Youth Forum Schedule

Click each title for a full description, workshop information and how you can register. Some events do not require registrations and drop-in’s are accepted at all events subject to space availability. Be sure to register to ensure your spot!

Day 1- Thursday December 1

At the Tett Centre:

8:00amCommunity Breakfast
3:00pm-4:30pmY2K Community Action Talk
4:30pm-5:30pmLibrary Programs for Youth
5:30pm-7:00pmYouth Community Trade Show and Free Dinner!
6:00pm-8:00pmTwo Part Workshop- Protest Art and T-Shirt Screen Printing

At the Grand Theatre:

5:30pm-6:30pm– Local Music Panel with special guest Quinn Sullivan
7:30pmQuinn Sullivan Concert at the Grand

Day 2- Friday December 2

At the Tett Centre:

1:00pm-3:00pm- Kingston Civic Workshop and Discussion with guest speaker Sophie Kiwala
3:00pm-4:00pmMusic and Empowerment
3:30pm-5:00pmDrop In Comics! with Katharine Vingoe-Cram
4:00pm-5:00pmKAC ShopTalk (Kingston Arts Council)
5:00pm-7:00pmYouth Community Trade Show and Free Dinner!
6:00pm-7:00pmInclusion Workshop from Community Living
6:00pm-7:00pmChoreographers Workshop by Kay Kenney

7:30pmA Youth Coffeehouse, produced by Y2K

*** Get involved in our Coffeehouse by signing up here ***


Please Note:

Both days will also have various drop-in programs such as Yoga, Salsa Dancing, games, etc. Longer sessions will end with optional games of doge-ball or floor hockey!

How Workshop Registration Works:

To sign up for one of our workshops, please click here, registration takes less than 2 minutes! We welcome drop ins at all workshops, but some have space restrictions so register to ensure your spot!

All other activities and events are drop in, no sign up required! Email us any questions to

Where is the Tett Centre?

The Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning is located at 360 King St W, close to King and Sir John A Blvd. For a map click here.