The National Youth Achievement Award (NYAA) Youth Leadership Development Programme is an exciting self-development programme for young people between the ages of 13 and 30 years old. It is a holistic, balanced and non-competitive programme of voluntary leisure time activities, designed to provide our young people with a platform to develop personal qualities and skills to make a difference to themselves, their communities and the world. – www.NYAA.org
The NYAA Council has released a document to address concerns about progressing through the NYAA journey despite the COVID-19 situation.
Please refer to the information here ▶ NYAA – COVID-19
Number of NYAA Participants registered under CAMP CHALLENGE (as of Aug 2018)
For those 13 and under 30
For those 15 and under 30
For those 16 and under 30
Touching Lives, Making a Difference
Undertake a Values-In-Action project or any community service projects of your interest.
At least 20 hours of regular activities spread over a minimum of 4 months
At least 40 hours of regular activities spread over a minimum of 8 months
At least 60 hours of regular activities spread over a minimum of 12 months
To be at Ease with Nature
Build confidence, develop problem-solving skills, enhance teamwork, and strengthen your understanding of the natural environment.
At least 15 hours of outdoor activities with a specific learning goal
At least 24 hours of outdoor activities with a specific learning goal
At least 36 hours of outdoor activities with a specific learning goal
Physical & Mental Wellness
Adapting healthy habits with a balanced diet and exercise to improve both the physical and emotional well-being.
At least 24 hours of regular activities spread over a period of 6 months
At least 32 hours of regular activities spread over a period of 12 months
At least 48 hours of regular activities spread over a period of 18 months
Creating an Impact, Delivering Change
Identify a need in the community, take on a leadership role and find solutions to contribute effectively to bring about a positive outcome.
Embark on the initiative individually or in a small group
For those over 14 and under 25
For those over 15 and under 25
For those over 16 and under 25
Aim: To learn how to give useful service to others
15 hours over 3 months
30 hours over 6 months
60 hours over 12 months
Aim: To encourage a spirit of adventure and discovery
2 Days 1 Night (at least 12 hours of activity)
3 Days 2 Nights (at least 21 hours of activity)
4 Days 3 Nights (at least 32 hours of activity)
Aim: To encourage the development of personal interests and practical skills
12 months (6 months for Bronze NYAA holder)
18 months (12 months for Silver NYAA holder)
90 hours (5 hours per month)
Aim: To encourage participation in physical recreation and improvement of performance
20 hours over 8 weeks
30 hours over 10 weeks
40 hours over 12 weeks
Aim: To undertake or initiate a project which will serve or have a beneficial impact on the community at large
*Compulsory for all Gold Award participants
View a more detailed introduction of the NYAA Criteria (as of 2018) here ► NYAA 2018 New Criteria
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