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Ministry of Youth & Sports

Award Programme


It's fun! It's a challenge!

It could be for you!
If you are between 14 - 25, would you like to be doing something new and challenging; like planning and going on adventurous journeys, helping others and your community, learning new skills, improving your fitness, having fun and meeting new people, doing things in your own free time and gaining an award for your personal effort?

Then join the National Youth Award.
The Award Concept is one of individual challenge. It presents to young people a balanced, non-competitive programme of voluntary activities which encourage personal discovery and growth, self reliance, perseverance, responsibility to themselves and service to their community.
"Young people challenged to create their own future, and to perform beyond their expectations"



Age between 14 and 25
Three Levels of Award :

Bronze
 Silver
Gold

Four Sections :
Service Adventurous Journeys Skills Physical Recreation
 Minimum time of participation :
6 months for Bronze
12 months for Silver
18 months for Gold
 
Gaining an Award is a matter of pride, giving you a
sense of achievement and the confidence and that
will remain with you for life.
 
We aim to ensure that you enjoy a high quality Award
experience. As a participant, you can expect:
to take part in an Award which is held in high regard by potential employers and the general public
a supportive and positive environment that ensures you enjoy your Award experience
relevant and up to date information and advice
guidance on finding the resources necessary to enable you to meet the objectives of the Award Programme
safe and appropriate training and assessment
recognition of your success and achievements
freedom of choice enabling you to choose the activities you wish to pursue
equal opportunities
to be involved in planning, decision making and reviewing your experience
opportunities for you to develop personal and social skills leading to increased confidence, independence and self-esteem
supportive evaluation and feedback that enables you to gain knowledge, understanding and increased self-awareness