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Join youth clubs and groups

Youth club and group

Getting your kids involved in local youth clubs and groups is a cool way for them to meet new friends, take part in fun activities and socialise after school.

Dartford Youth Hub – The Bridge 4 Young People is where young people aged 8 to 19 come to meet friends, hang out, with lots of things going on. They can also drop in and meet local advisors if they need some advice and support – 0300 042 0691.

Temple Hill Youth Centre is open on Mondays and Tuesdays in term time.  They run various fun activities and a summer scheme. Young people from the age of 8 are welcome – 01322 386828.

Stone Parish Youth Service provides a weekly youth club at Stone Pavilion where local 11 to 17 year old's can enjoy events, activities, advice and support, and a safe environment to socialise.

Dartford Youth Council (DYC) is a non-political body of young people aged 12 to 18 years elected from the schools and voluntary youth groups in Dartford. They aim to provide a means of two-way communication between Dartford Borough Council and the young people who live, work and go to school in the borough. They focus on issues affecting young people around the borough – such as school transport and mental health.

Dartford Division Girlguiding covers Dartford, Wilmington, Greenhithe, Bean and Swanley. Girls can join the Rainbows (ages 5 to 7), Brownies (ages 7 to 10), Guides (ages 10 to 14) and The Senior Section (ages 14 to 25).

Dartford District Scouts has groups across Dartford. Children and young people can join Beavers (ages 6 to 8), Cubs (ages 8 to 10 ½), Scouts (ages 10 ½ to 14) and Explorers (ages 14 to 18).

Dartford and Crayford Sea Cadets is a club where you can go to sea, learn to sail and do adventure training, plus get extra skills to give you a great head start in life.

Dartford Army Cadet Centre welcomes boys and girls (aged over 12 and in at least year eight at school) of all abilities and backgrounds.

Last Updated: 16th March 2021