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Check out all the latest happenings at Firefly Bay and Basin

WRSC Poster

Vote Now to Support Young Artists and Protect Our Wildlife!

Youth Voice Projects Update

Vincentia High’s students are transforming ideas into action with projects like creative expression walls, BMX

Turn the Dumps into Jumps!

Pitch Party - Beyond the Spectrum

Introducing Beyond the Spectrum

Join Lillie-Rose’s “Beyond the Spectrum” survey to support young carers! Share your activity preferences and
The Point Project - Unveiling the Completed Sanctuary Point Skate Park Mural

The Unveiling of The Point Project Mural: A Celebration of Community Spirit

Wildlife Rescue South Coast Poster Competition

Design a poster and Protect Our Native Animals!

Youth Voice In Sydney

Exploring Sydney through the eyes of Youth: Youth Voice Project

Mural installation at Sanctuary Point Skatepark

Youth Voice Project - WSU visit

Empowering Youth: Ask, Amplify, Act mini-documentary released 

Highlights of 2023

Together, we are Brilliant: A Year of Firefly Highlights.

Community food pantry

Nourishing Hearts: The Bay and Basin Uniting Church Community Food Pantry’s Journey

Spring into Sanctuary Poster Competition

Springing into Community Engagement: The 2023 Poster Competition Recap

Essence of Spring into Sanctuary Point Festival Poster

A Triumph in Artistry: 14-Year-Old Lily Captures the Essence of Spring into Sanctuary Point Festival

Lily’s artwork stood out amidst the submissions, skilfully encapsulating the festival’s essence with its vibrant
survey results The Point Project

From Ideas to Art: Incorporating Local Youth’s Vision Into Mural Design 

The Sanctuary Point Skate Park Mural design is based on data obtained from local youth.
Artist Muchos

STREET ARTIST SELECTED FOR LOCAL SKATE MURAL

Street Artist chosen for Sanctuary Point Skate Park Mural design, using feedback from local young
Poster Compeition

COMMUNITY FESTIVAL CALLS FOR YOUNG BAY AND BASIN POSTER DESIGNERS 

We are seeking imaginative and talented young individuals to unleash their creativity and submit their
Youth Week Cover

Uniting Youth at the Skate Park for Youth Week!

The Youth Week Festival was a celebration and a platform for raising awareness about the
Shane at Bikes in the Basin holding his photos

Empowering Youth through Photography

Skate Park

The Point Project: Getting opinions

Christine McInerney-Percy, Bridget Raftery and VHS Teacher

Bridget Raftery Receives Young Citizen of the Year – Shoalhaven Medal

Skate Park workshop

Summer holiday action at Sanctuary Point Skate Park

Skate Park Survey

The POINT Project Survey Winners

Poster Competition winner

Poster Competition Winner Announced

Poster Competition 2021

Call for all young Bay and Basin Creatives – Poster Competition

Small Steps Workshops

Small Steps Program

Small Steps is an anxiety awareness program for Teachers, Parents and Carers,
Jervis Bay

3-pronged program to foster community connection, support wellbeing and provide resilience training

skate Park upgrade

Community celebrate the Skate Park upgrades with Totem providing workshops all day

Summer Tasters

Summer Tasters give local young people a taste of possibilities in 2022

RUOK?

Keeping community engagement active during stay-at-home orders

Bloom Project

More access to afterschool programs for Bay and Basin young people

St Geroges Basin

­Stronger Families Stronger Communities is the theme of National Families Week

Skate Park

Young people help create change for the community

Bloom Project

Local tweens learn tips to navigate life in a challenging world

Skate Park

How we’re working together to improve the Sanctuary Point Skate Park

Come Try Day

Kids discover more activities and sports in the Bay and Basin – Come Try Day

Sanctuary Point Skate Park

Firefly Bay and Basin pilot — we’ve launched!

Drama Program

Kids discover their hidden confidence in local drama program

Fun with the arts in the Bay and Basin during the school holidays.
Youth Week 2020

Celebrating Young People – Youth Week 2020

The ‘People’s Choice’ award for Youth Week art attracted 146 votes from the community, mainly

Creative Consultations

Firefly uses creative and inclusive ways to consult with young people and the community.
Community Consultation

Consulting with Community During COVID

We conducted a survey to capture the thoughts of the community and share some ideas,
Covid Response

Kindness and Connection during COVID