The Together: Building A United Community (T:BUC) Junior Leadership Programme is an exciting new opportunity for Young People aged 14 – 17 to be part of Queen’s Sport.
The Junior Leaders assist activity and team leaders to deliver activities and coaching for children aged 6 – 13 who attend Queen’s Sport’s annual summer scheme.
As part of the T:BUC programme, workshops are delivered to the Junior Leaders focusing on good relations. Chloe McIlwaine of Queen's Sport said "We are trying to create a positive attitudinal change and develop new friendships between young people from different backgrounds; and we want to create an appreciation of and learning about different cultures as well".
The Junior Leaders who go through the programme achieve a recognised sports leadership qualification and are provided with expert training from Queen’s Sport staff.
The T:BUC programme allows the Junior Leaders to take part in and deliver a wide range of sporting activities, boosting their interpersonal skills, future opportunities, health and friendships.
Pictured: Chloe McIlwaine with the Young Leaders enjoying a workshop.