High Town Gaming Night

Project Summary

This is a Your Say Your Way funded out-reach project in High Town for young people 12 – 19yrs (up to 24 with a disability). The 10 week gaming project runs from a youth friendly comic book and gaming shop on High Town Rd, Ahh Geek Out. Giving young people the opportunity to try, for free, over 70 computer games on 11 consoles, along with a variety of board and card games. The project will create a safe space for young people to game, and meet other young people in their area, and up skill young people on how to stay safe online.

 

Working in partnership with the Luton Irish Forum, this pilot project aims to engage with young people in High Town where a lack of youth facilities and activities, with a need to engage the hard to reach has been identified.

 

Key Information

Project eligibility

Young people 12 – 19yrs (up to 24 with a disability), from the High Town Area.

Project timetable

Thursday evenings, 6pm – 8:30pm, 3rd May – 5th July 2018.

 

Ahh Geek Out, 41 High Town Rd, LU2 0B2.

Contact

Fiona Martin – Luton Irish Forum partner

info@tokko.co.uk

07957192174

01582 544990

Outcomes

  • Young people will have a safe place to go to in the evening to socialise with friends, meet new people and find out about what is going on in their area.
  • Have  professionals to speak too, about issues that effect them
  • Be safe and become active within their community.
  • Young people will improve their knowledge of how to keep safe online.
  • Taking part in positive activities will combat isolation and loneliness, improving their wellbeing.

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