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Save the date!

Empower YOUth is happening November 19, 2022 at the Creekside Community Centre in Vancouver.


As a youth worker you are an invaluable member of your community, making a significant difference in the lives of youth every day.

This conference has been created specifically for you -- a space to gather new ideas and inspiration, and to connect with a community of youth workers from across British Columbia.
  • Gain fresh and innovative programming ideas;
  • Unpack what youth are going through today and learn new approaches for how to best support them;
  • Make meaningful connections with colleagues and peers;
  • Celebrate the incredible work and impact your role has on young people in our communities.


Stay tuned for details -- Registration launches soon!

About Empower YOUth

What is Empower YOUth? Empower YOUth is BCRPA’s biennial conference organized specifically for anyone who works directly with youth and youth programming. Every other year, over 150 professionals in the youth sector attend this two-day conference to learn about best practices, leading edge programs, the latest approaches to youth programming, and critical services that can help in their daily work. 

Who Attends Empower YOUth? Attendees at Empower YOUth include ​youth workers, recreational programmers, outreach workers, youth counsellors, social service workers, teachers, activists, supervisors and more, who are looking to connect with new ideas, and with other peers and colleagues.