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What's On

Summer Programme 2024

See the dates, times and locations of the Summer programme taking place across the region.

Amazing Summer Roadshows

The Amazing Summer Roadshows are back for 2024, bringing free pop up community events to children, young people and families in local communities throughout Dumfries and Galloway.
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Youth Participation and Volunteering

We are proud to have opportunities for young people to get involved in both local and national decision making in Dumfries and Galloway through our Regional Youth Council and Champions Board Project!

Youth Council Membership

D&G Youth Council inc. Scottish Youth Parliament Elections took place between Wednesday 22 November - Saturday 2 December 2023.

Listen2Us & Champions Board

Project for care experienced young people in Dumfries and Galloway. We run local youth groups and the Listen2Us advocacy project!

Chameleons: Youth Action Group for LGBT+ Young People & Allies

Supporting young people to showcase their true colours!

Young Women's Network

Young women to standing together in solidarity against inequalities, poverty, racism, transphobia and oppression.
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10,000 Voices

Successful Projects!

10,000 Voices

10,000 Voices was a region-wide consultation that was first carried out with young people during Year of Young People in 2018 and repeated again in 2023.
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The Duke of Edinburgh's Award

Dumfries and Galloway Council has held a license to run the Duke of Edinburgh's Award for the young people of our region since the 1970's.

Do your Duke of Edinburgh (DofE)

From Award levels, sections and times to why doing DofE can really make a difference in your life. This section gives you the information you need to know and details for how to enrol, today!

DofE Volunteering

We have lots of opportunities for you to get involved in changing the lives of young people for the better.


The Duke of Edinburgh has basic national enrolment fees.

DofE Centres

You can do your DofE at a number of Centres across the region. There are school based groups and community based ones.
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Mental Health Support


As part of the Scottish Government current programme, there is a commitment to provide counselling within schools across Scotland to support young people from P6 - S6.
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