📢 It’s really easy to get involved with YIN!📢
Start by telling us your story – download the form here or submit a video/audio recording to this webpage
You could also get involved by taking part in our latest challenges 🏅
What you create will be used to design the next stage of this website.
Show us your world!
Make your own island map
Try the animation challenge!
Show us your island world. What you create will be used to design the next stage of the website!
Who can get involved in the YIN?
Anyone aged 5-25 who is living on (or is temporarily living away from) any of the Scottish Islands are invited to join the YIN.
There are regular Zoom meetings and opportunities to meet face to face where you can connect with other Young Islanders.
What are the benefits of joining the YIN?
- Meet new people and share experiences of Island life.
- Learn together and take part in fun activities.
- Increase your understanding of Scotland’s National Islands Plan, to make sure your voices are represented.
- Come together and implement change through community challenges and social action in your local area.
- Put youth voice into action by working with Youth Scotland and Scottish Government to implement changes in policies and outcomes for Young Islanders.
- Gain the confidence, skills and knowledge you need to support your mental health and wellbeing through training opportunities and accredited youth awards.
To find out more, contact Naomi Macdonald, Senior Development Worker Youth Scotland at firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone: 07597700093