Encounter Youth will celebrate its 25th year of Schoolies Festival™ with the class of 2023 this weekend. Encounter Youth, a not-for-profit charity, has led the state response to managing the annual schoolies celebration in Victor Harbor for twenty-five years. Nigel Knowles, CEO of Encounter Youth, is proud to be part of an organisation that has […]
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Encounter Youth will celebrate its 25th year of Schoolies Festival™ in November this year. For 25 years, Encounter Youth has led the way in Australia by pioneering the best management of a schoolies gathering in the country in both safety and coordination. To mark this milestone, Schoolies Festival™ 2023 will be a special carnival celebration […]
Encounter Youth and Variety, the Children’s Charity of South Australia have announced a new 3-year partnership aimed at providing comprehensive alcohol & other drug education to regional and disadvantaged schools across South Australia. Variety SA, the Children’s Charity, will provide $225,000 in funding over the next three years to support Encounter Youth in delivering its […]
For over 21 years, Encounter Youth has supported young people as the largest provider of specialist Alcohol & Other Drug education in South Australian secondary schools. As first mentioned in our media release on 11 August 2022, Encounter Youth is now delivering a new program specifically designed to provide preventative vaping and e-cigarette education for high […]
In response to the increase in e-cigarette and vaping use among young people, Encounter Youth delivers a new program specifically designed to provide preventative vaping education for high school students.
We are pleased to announce that SA Health has approved the COVID Management Plan to allow Encounter Youth to host Schoolies Festival™ 2021.
For 20 years, Encounter Youth has been supporting South Australian high school students with effective, preventative alcohol & other drug education. Today Encounter Youth celebrates a significant milestone in this program, having educated over 200,000 students in the program’s history. Encounter Youth Acting Chief Executive Officer, Jess Morris said that strong partnerships with schools, a […]
While the centralised Schoolies Festival™ in Victor Harbor has been cancelled, Encounter Youth is committed to supporting the class of 2020 to celebrate their rite of passage in a safe and positive way. Encounter Youth Chief Executive Officer, Nigel Knowles and his team have been developing new ways to bring the support of their organisation […]