Blue Star is a youth development and leadership program created by PCYC to assist in creating “Young leaders for tomorrow” in our local communities. The program gives practical, real-life skills that young people can apply to work and family, helping them on their way to becoming great community leaders.

Citizenship Program

The Blue Star Citizenship program in the first step in the leadership journey for young people at PCYC. The program introduces them to PCYC and gives them both formal and informal training opportunities. In addition to this, they get the chance to meet young people from all over NSW and form friendships to last well into the future.

What’s included:

  • Two camps at a sport and recreation-style facility
  • Motivational workshops and experiential learning exercises
  • Recreational activities that will challenge you in both a team environment and on an individual basis
  • 20 hours of volunteering at your local PCYC
  • Facilitated learning sessions on citizenship

Blue Star Leadership Program

The Blue Star Leadership program is the text stage of the program which helps young people to become young leaders within their community, and gives them the tools to develop and lead an activity project at their local PCYC.

The program gives them the opportunity to be a young leader at Citizenship capms in the future and experience the role of a young leader among peers.

The Leadership program supports the young person remain actively engaged with their PCYC and helps them be a role model to younger children, as well as strive for their dreams and ambitions.

What’s included:

  • Three camps at a sport and recreation-style facility
  • Recreational activities that will challenge you in both a team environment and on an individual basis
  • More advanced Leadership training and mentoring
  • 30 hours of volunteering at your local PCYC
  • Be mentored to develop and deliver an activity project at your PCYC
  • Opportunity to complete the Duke of Edinburgh Award – Bronze level
  • Opportunities to lead other young people at future Citizenship camps
  • Fell a sense of satisfaction of having made a contribution to their local community


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