Youth Week is back in Richmond

27 April 2022

Youth Week is back and we encourage you to join us Sunday, May 1 to Saturday, May 7 for fun, interaction and celebration. Build strong connections with other youth in your community while participating in creative and unique events found at There is something for everyone!

“Richmond’s youth have shown great resilience and passion as demonstrated by their participation and contributions to the community,” says Mayor Malcolm Brodie. “The City of Richmond continues to work with our community partners to provide exciting and connective Youth Week activities that celebrate, inspire, and highlight the youth of today.”

Highlights of Richmond’s Youth Week include:

  1. Human Scavenger Hunt – May 1-7
    Make meaningful connections to people in your life and community. Be sure to look for the daily Instagram clues.

  2. 3-Point Basketball Contest – Tuesday, May 3
    Can you sink the most 3-pointers in Richmond? Compete in a tournament style 3-point contest to find out.

  3. Bloom Into Safety – Friday, May 6
    Set your creative minds free and paint positive and beautiful canvas designs to be collected into a mural.

  4. Glow-in-the-Dark Friday Night Hangout – Friday, May 6
    Celebrate Youth Week with fun glow-in-the-dark activities like hide and seek, and lightsaber tag.

  5. U-ROC (Richmond Outstanding Community) Youth Awards – Friday, May 6
    Celebrate the achievements and dedication of youth and caring adults within the Richmond community. This virtual event is by invitation only. Visit for a list of this year’s award recipients. 

  6. Careers in Media Arts – Saturday, May 7
    Curious about a career in media arts? Hear from professional artists in the field of Media Arts. Panelists will provide youth with insight into their careers and share a bit about themselves and what they do.

For a full list of activities, visit or the @CityofRichmondYouth Instagram account.

BC Youth Week is a provincial celebration of youth held annually during the first week of May. It is a week of fun-filled interaction and a celebration intended to build a strong connection between youth and their communities. The events are intended to highlight the interests, accomplishments and diversity of youth across the province.