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  • National Summer Camp 2019!


  • Barbados gets new CARICOM Youth Ambassadors!

    The Hon. Adrian Forde,

    Minister of Youth and

    Community Empower-

    ment with CARICOM

    Youth Ambassadors

    Chad Monerville and

    Tirshatha Jeffrey

  • "Building Tomorrow Today"

    "Facilitating the development of proud, confident, self-reliant and creative individuals"

Recent News

The Division of Youth Affairs in Barbados was established in 1995 as a fully staffed and specific agency responsible for fulfilling Government’s mandate and commitment to youth development. 

Today the delivery of services has moved from three to six programming channels: The Barbados Youth Service, the Youth Development Programme, the Youth Entrepreneurship Scheme, the Youth Mainstreaming Programme, Endless Possibilities Programme and the National Summer Camps.

Our vision is “to facilitate the development of confident, proud, self-reliant and creative individuals through involvement in productive activity that contributes to personal, community and national development”.

Our Departments

Barbados Youth Service

Youth Development Programme

Youth Entrepreneurship Scheme

Endless Possibilities Programme

National Summer Camps

Youth Mainstreaming Programme


YES launches 2016 Training Programme

|   YES Articles

The Youth Entrepreneurship Scheme recently launched its 2016 Entrepreneurial Development Training Programme at the Ministry of Culture, Sports & Youth...

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National Youth Policy (Barbados)

Barbados is internationally renowned for the remarkable progress it has made since the escalation of the movement for social reform in 1937 which led...

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National Youth Survey 2016

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Youth will be conducting the National Youth Survey (NYS) during the period May to June, 2016 in selected districts...

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BYS Trainees getting ready

|   Barbados Youth Service

The Right to Decent Work: Pride, Industry and Productivity was the theme of the 2016 Barbados Youth Service (BYS), World of Work Seminar held over...

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