2020-2021 Events

Coffee & Politics

When: April 21st 5:00-6:00 pm

Where: Zoom

What: The Campbell Youth Commission is excited to continue the annual tradition of Coffee & Politics virtually this year! This is a great opportunity for middle and high school students to engage with their city officials. We hope to see you there! 

 

Sign up for the zoom link here!

Book Jeopardy

When: April 24th 4:00 pm

Where: Zoom

What: The Campbell Youth Commission is hosting a Jeopardy game, and the theme is books! Whether you are a bookworm or read only for school, join us on April 24th at 4pm for a fun game with your peers!

 

Please use this form to register. We can’t wait to see you there!

Earth to Arbor Day Scavenger Hunt

When: April 22-30th

Where: Downtown Campbell

What: The Campbell Youth Commission and Parks & Recreation Commission are partnering to bring you an extra special Earth and Arbor day celebration this year! Bring your families downtown to locate some of our unique trees and features. If you correctly guess their locations, you could win a gift card to The Campbell Creamery! 


To participate and find more details, please visit www.campbellca.gov/scavenger 

Past Events 

Pizza & Politics

When: October 9th, 6:00-8:00 pm

Where: Cupertino Facebook & YouTube

What: Young voters are crucial and with Election Day coming soon we will be hosting Pizza and Politics, a youth political forum where our audience can interact with politicians serving their local areas. The goals of the event are to (1) encourage youth and teen civic engagement, (2) make politics more accessible to youth, and (3) provide the youth and teens an opportunity with a platform to interact with politicians. What about the pizza you ask? Follow us on our Instagram page to see what we’re cooking up. This bi-annual event is jointly coordinated by the Youth and Teen Commissions of Cupertino, Campbell, and Saratoga.

Voter Registration & Pre-Registration

When: October 17, 3:00-5:00 pm

Where: Outside the Campbell Library

What: Are you prepared to vote this November? If not, there is still time! Come down to the Campbell Library on Saturday, October 17th from 3:00-5:00 p.m. and the Campbell Youth Commission will assist anyone with the online voter registration process! 16 year olds can even pre-register! Goodies will be given to anyone registering or pre-registering with us on the 17th. Remember, the deadline is October 19th so take advantage of one of your last opportunities to make your voice heard this coming election!

#TeensSavingEarth Challenge

When: November 8-15

Where: Everywhere & Instagram

What: Campbell Youth Commission is hosting a #teenssavingearth challenge! The challenge kicks off with a live stream on Instagram with @campbellyouthcommission - to participate, simply film a short video that indicates a sustainable habit you are taking up and post it on your story or feed, tagging @campbellyouthcommission and using #teenssavingearth. We will give out 1 hour of community service for each video submitted as well as enter your name into a drawing for a Starbucks gift card!

Immigration Speaker Series

When: November 13, 4:30-5:30 pm 

Where: Zoom ID: 906 627 8006

paswd: campbell 

What: The Campbell Youth Commission is proud to host the Immigration Reform Speaker Series! This event will be held over zoom featuring three speakers from California Immigration Policy Center. The speakers will discuss immigration reform and rights as well as their organization and individual areas of expertise. This includes government advocacy, detention and deportation in the wake of COVID, and health access for all Californians. We hope to see you on November 13th at 4:30 pm learning about these important topics with us!

If you missed the event, check out the presentation slides HERE!

College Essay Writing Workshop

When: November 20, 5:00-7:00 pm

Where: Zoom ID: 929 8491 4282 

pswd: campbell

What: Need help touching up those college essays? Come to the College Essay Review Workshop to receive help and feedback on your essays from teachers on November 11, anytime between 5-7 pm. 

Thanksgiving Craft Box

When: November 21, 10:00 am

Where: Zoom, register for link 

What: Enjoy some fall fun with the Campbell Youth Commission's Thanksgiving Craft Box! Your box will include supplies for 3 fall crafts, 1 hot chocolate packet, 1 bingo card, 1 color-in place mat, and other surprises! Participants will get the opportunity to join a zoom call on Saturday, Nov 21st to make crafts together virtually, play a few rounds of bingo, and drink their hot chocolate while listening to a fall story! If you are unable to make the zoom call, instructions on how to complete the crafts will be included as well. Boxes must be picked up from the Campbell Community Center on Nov 19th or 20th from 3:00-4:00 pm. The zoom link will be emailed day before the event to keep secure. Registration: https://apm.activecommunities.com/campbellrecreation/Activity_Search/thanksgiving-craft-box/16050

Be Kind To Your Mind

When: December 6, 3:00-4:00 pm

Where: City of Campbell YouTube 

What: The Campbell Youth Commission is proud to host: Be Kind To Your Mind, a mental health awareness seminar.  We have two experts who want to share their unique advice on topics like self-care (especially in relation to stress) and the best ways to help yourself and others cope when struggling. This event will be streamed on the City of Campbell’s YouTube on Sunday, December 6th, from 3:00-4:00 pm. See you there!

Holiday Trivia Night

When: December 11, 5:00 pm

Where: Zoom, register for link 

What: The Campbell Youth Commission has planned a holiday-themed Trivia Night for you! Compete against others to see who the Winter-Holiday-Champion is! This event will take place on Friday, December 11th from 5:00-5:45pm on zoom. Click on the link to register and the zoom link will be sent to you the day before the event. Hope to see you and your family there! https://forms.gle/SvFuRr7BzvJFrPHT6

Winter Wonderland Craft Box

When: December 19, 10:00-11:30 am

Where: Zoom, register for link

What: Enjoy our annual event from home with the Campbell Youth Commission's Winter Wonderland Craft Box! Your kit will include supplies for 4 crafts, 1 hot chocolate packet, game print outs, 1 color-in poster, and other surprises! Participants will get the opportunity to join a zoom call on Saturday, Dec 19th to make crafts together virtually, play a few games, and drink their hot chocolate while listening to a winter story! If you are unable to make the zoom call, instructions on how to complete the crafts will be included as well. Boxes must be picked up from the Campbell Community Center on Dec 18th from 2:00-4:00 pm. Register online here https://secure.rec1.com/CA/campbell-ca/catalog?filter=c2VhcmNoPTEzMzM3OTk=

Women's March Poster Making

When: January 14, 3:30 pm

Where: Zoom, register for link here

What: In honor of the Women’s March, which typically occurs in January, the Campbell Youth Commission encourages you to make a poster for women’s rights and gender equality! Even though we can’t show our support in person, we can still put signs in our yards, our windows, our rooms, and other places! Make it a family event, invite friends to make posters together, or attend our Virtual Poster Making Event on January 14th, where we’ll provide design ideas and discuss topics related to women’s rights.

Love Bugs Craft Box

When: February 13, 10:00-11:30 am

Where: Zoom, register for link

What: Get festive from home with Campbell Youth Commission's Love Bug Craft Box! Your kit will include supplies for 4 crafts, 1 hot chocolate packet, game print outs, 1 color-in poster, and other surprises! Participants will get the opportunity to join a zoom call on Saturday, Feb 13th to make crafts together, play games, and drink their hot chocolate while listening to a story! If you are unable to make the zoom call, instructions on how to complete the crafts will be included as well. Boxes must be picked up from the Campbell Community Center on Feb 12th from 2:00-4:00 pm. This event is intended for kids 4-10 years old. 

 

Register online here!

Presidents' Day Trivia

When: February 15, 3:00 pm

Where: Zoom, register for link here

What: The Campbell Youth Commission has planned a fun, family friendly Kahoot based on Presidents and the US Founding Fathers! Hop on over to test your knowledge about America! This event is geared towards 4th through 6th graders, but all ages are welcome! Please go to the link to register for this great event! 

Kindness Week

When: February 15-19th

Where: CampbellYouthCommission Instagram

What: Hey Campbell! We are so excited to host our first Kindness Week with the Saratoga and Cupertino Youth Commissions! Watch our video to see how you can help spread kindness this week. Share your kindness stories and posts with #teenkindnessweek and tag us on instagram @campbellyouthcommission to be in a raffle for an amazon gift card at the end of the week!

Cake Decorating Contest

When: February 21-27th

Where: CampbellYouthCommission Instagram

What: Hey Campbell do you need an excuse to make cake?? Well we have just the thing for you! Gather your ingredients, make a cake, decorate it (but not too much), snap a picture and tag us! At the end of the week we will judge all entries and pick the best Minimalist Cake! Winner will receive a gift card!

Celebrating Black Creators

When: February 26, 3:30-4:30 pm

Where: Zoom, register for link here

What: In celebration of Black History Month, the social justice subcommittee is hosting a zoom event to serve as a place for teens to join together to celebrate black artists, politicians, writers, activists, musicians, and creators. The event will take place on Friday, February 26th, from 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm and will be held entirely over Zoom. People of all ages are welcome to join. During the event, students will present poetry, speech excerpts, music, prose, pictures of artwork, or any other works made by black creators. We also encourage presenters to speak about what they think the creator was trying to convey and/or what the work means to them.

JeopardTREE

When: February 26, 7:00 pm

Where: Zoom, register for link here

What: The environment subcommittee invites you to join us Friday night 2/26 from 7:00 - 8:00 pm for a game of JeopardTree! Middle school and elementary school students and their families may participate. The winner from each age group will receive prizes! To attend, simply fill out the form to RSVP

Wellness Week

When: April 12-16th

Where: Campbell Instagram

What: The Campbell Youth Commission invites you to join us virtually for a week of focusing on our wellness! Events all week long will get you feeling good inside and out. Participate and tag us on instagram @campbellyouthcommission for a chance to win a gift card!

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