Welcome to the Youthie!

Programs and Services

Drop in Program

Include – Free Transport ;

  • A Transit Bus with 12 seats is available on Friday and Saturday nights to drop young people home who live in the Nowra/Bomaderry area who attend the Nowra Youth Centre’s Drop In Program.
  • The bus runs leaves at the front of Nowra Youth Centre at 8:30pm on Fridays & Saturdays travelling to North/South/East/West/Worrigee and Bomaderry. 🙂

Art & Craft Program

  • Our Arts and Craft program explores different type of mediums such as;
    • Painting –
      • With wool
      • Cardboard tubes
    • Paper Crafts –
      • Paper Mosaic
      • Collages
      • Drawings
      • Origami
    • Decorative Crafts-
      • Dream Catchers
      • Wind Charms
    • Textile Crafts –


NYC’s Cooking Program: – Funded by Shoalhaven City Council – Youth Advisory Committee

Our cooking program engages and educates up to 5 young people in our onsite kitchen. Our program runs once a fortnight for 12months on Fridays 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Our facilitator educates young people on the process of preparing healthy food for eating. Cooking also teaches creativity, resourcefulness and openness to learning.

Young people learn about the following methods for cooking:

  • Following a recipe
  • Collecting ingredients
  • Cooking Techniques
  • How Food is cooked
  • Cooking Equipment
  • Cooking food at the right temperature
  • Cooking safety

Measuring ingredients in solid and liquid forms using the following equipment ;

  • measuring spoons ,
  • measuring cups,
  • measuring Jugs,
  • Other life skills learned when cooking are;
    • weight,
    • volume,
    • patience,
    • planning,
    • maths
    • basic science
    • food ingredients that you may have not experience or known about
    • reading and understanding recipes


Nowra Youth Centre welcomes all donations of financial assistance for program and equipment.

If you have a specific item in mind in which you would like to donate to this organisation please contact Centre Manager on 02 44221988. All donations are greatly appreciated

Nowra Youth Centre

Admin Hours

Mon: 10am – 4pm
Tue: 10am – 4pm 
Wed: 10am – 4pm 
Thurs: 10am – 1pm
Fri: 2pm to 4pm 

Drop in Hours

Mon: Closed
Tue: Closed
Wed: Closed
Thurs: Closed
Fri: 5pm to 8:30pm
Sat: 5pm to 8:30pm

(C) Nowra Youth Center

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