Last year 12 year old M who had been attending our out of school group for some time , decided to create a Menorah (Hanukia) with the resemblance of Kever Rachel (Tomb of Rachel). Using a variety different woods (hard and softwoods), he worked many hours on this project and this is his results. He [...]
Youthdirect are now the proud holders of The Gold Quality Mark. Whilst we cannot go any higher in Quality Mark we will still strive to get better in all our services. Watch out for our new sessions starting in the new year.
Youthdirect is a registered charity that delivers culturally appropriate activities to children ages 8-13 from the local Jewish community. We are based in North London We are currently looking for a male woodwork tutor and a male tutor to introduce and build up ceramics/ pottery for our after school club 6-8.30 pm. We are also interested in [...]
Its amazing what one can do with wax. These Sushi candles were created at Youthdirect.
With winter creeping in and darkness coming ever earlier, it is even more important that children have a place to call their own. Youthdirect have successfully filled their classes to current capacity.
As we approach the end of our spring program and get into gear for our Summer programs it is time to reflect on the numbers we achieved in the last 3 months. 60 hours outdoor sessions with sunny sky's this year 80 children attended watersports with 52 passing level 1 and for the first time 23 passing [...]
You know all those pictures of children happy and smiling, did you notice many seem to be taken in countryside. Cities with their daily grind , don't make best of backgrounds for those happy kids. Everyone rushing to earn a few more pennies, people hardly know who their neighbours are,crime high. Hey not a great [...]
With summer Holiday fast approaching we are in top gear working to ensure our Summer program is a success once again this year. With 13 years of experience running these programs I am sure we will not disappoint our members this year. The staff have been working flat out to bring in donors and we [...]
Thank you for your prayers. Yes the weather was just just perfect. We managed some rescue practice, capsize test and best of all 2 groups completed their Bikeability level 2. Their smiles as they received their certificates tells all.
Blue sky and enough wind is all we need today for our members to enjoy their lessons. Exciting: our first group of Cycle proficiency finish today and we get to find out who has achieved Bikability level two. Certainly a good start to our safety awareness program. If any one knows of a good first [...]