Youth Events



Learn about upcoming youth events in Whitby. These events, designed to capture the interests of a diverse youth population ages 12 to 18 and offer opportunities for interactive fun.


Celebrating Youth Awards

Town of Whitby’s annual Celebrating Youth Awards, recognizes outstanding young leaders in Whitby who have made positive contributions to the community.  

Congratulations to the 2018 Celebrating Youth Award Nominees:

  • Chloe Carson
  • Dante Arthur
  • Derek Nguyen
  • Emma Hendrikse
  • Isabella Sacco
  • Jack Rendall
  • Jishnu Talukdar
  • Kaylee Dunn
  • Luke Nguyen
  • Margaret Maceachern
  • Maryam and Nivaal Rehman
  • Oscar Li
  • Paraney Babuharan
  • Regan Lackner
  • Robert Duff
  • Sally Meseret
  • Seaha Yoon
  • Sofia Zamorano
  • Taryn Byers
  • Tessa Vandenbroek
  • Yaathavan Rajshankar

Thank you to our sponsor Fieldgate Developments

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Youth Week in Whitby

National Youth Week - May 1-7, 2019
Whitby Youth Week is an annual, week long series of high profile events and activities dedicated to youth. It is designed to celebrate youth culture, recognize the positive contributions youth have made to our community and showcase services for youth.

  • May 1 - Open House: Brooklin Youth Room, Henry Youth Hub and McKinney Youth Room 
  • May 2 - Art Attack Event
  • May 3 - TBD (further deatils to come)
  • May 7 - Whitby Youth Fair (for students, by invite only to schools)


Thank you Panago Pizza for sponsoring the Youth Room Open Houses on May 1, 2019

Whitby Idol

Whitby Idol, presented by the Whitby Youth Council, provides youth with the opportunity to showcase their vocal talents.  

The final showcase will be held at Whitby Centennial Building on Wednesday February 27, 2019


Whitby Idol 2019 Finalists

Sofia Wagar

Brooke Hindle

Mariah Martin

Jenny Frost

Matt Doran and Luxury Tax (band)

Katherine Rodney

Alesha Stevenson

Julia Middleton

Tanvee Tuppal

Allison Beadle

Tessa Martilla

Malaika Lorde

Lauren Beauvais

Monique Tesser

Riley Wheater


Art Attack

In partnership with the Station Gallery, Whitby artists between the ages of 12-18 will be invited to submit works of art to be showcased during Youth Week.

Artwork submission categories include: Drawing and Painting, Sculpture, Video and Film, Photography, Graffiti, Fashion and Jewellery, and Spoken Word.




You can volunteer at these fantastic events by becoming a part of the Whitby Youth Council.