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IGNITEConnecting youths to aspire

and create our future communities


INTRODUCTION/ABOUT US
Punggol Community Club Youth Executive Committee (YEC)
Punggol CC YEC was established interest areas such as arts and
in 1991 and has grown by leaps culture, sports, community service
and bounds, expanding to the and citizen engagement among
current 6,214 youths from just 20 youth and the community.
when it first started. Punggol CC
YEC is based in Punggol    
Community Club. Punggol CC YEC      
   
serves the residents of Bedok    
Reservoir-Punggol division within
Aljunined GRC. We have a One of our flagship events that project.
coverage of 16,000 household in happen once every 2 years is This project has led to a series of
the Hougang and Bedok areas with Project Ignite. We worked with community projects that have been
an estimate of 14,997 youths. With schools around Punggol CC to organised since 2014. Through the
7 schools within our division, we bring service learning on a very past 14 terms, we have been
strive to be a working partner to close basis to the secondary 2 and recognised from various
schools, a central body to support 3 students. We curate service organisations the effort that the club
the youths as well as the go-to for learning camps, training workshops has placed in. More importantly, we
activities. We also constantly strive from accredited vendors to equip have produced students and
to organise new programmes as the students with the required project teams that won national
well as events to cater for different skillsets to run a community awards. We hope to continue to be
an enabler for the youth!

ACHIEVEMENTS
The People’s Association (PA) introduced the PA Youth
Movement (PAYM) Awards in 1984 to encourage greater
participation of members in the programmes and activities of the
PAYM. It aims to recognise and profile Youth Clubs (YCs) and
Youth Executive Committee Members for their outstanding
contributions towards the community, inspire YEC members to
strive to do better in reaching out and making positive difference
to the community and gather more youths to come forward and
get involved in the community. The PAYM Awards is held once
every two years in accordance with the term of the YECs.

What have we achieved?


PAYM AWARDS 2017
Most Improved Youth Club Award. Meritorious Youth Club Award.
Most Improved Youth Club Award was introduced at This award recognises the YCs efforts in promoting
PAYM Awards in 2002. This award recognise Youth youth development and outreach programmes to
Clubs (YCs) who have made tremendous progress youth at large. It aims to motivate YCs to continue to
in their current term. It serves to encourage all Youth engage youths in their activities. A maximum of eight
Club to persevere and strive for success. Meritorious Youth Club Award will be
presented to the YCs.
PAST EVENTS
Project Ignite 2016
Our biennial flagship events has led to a series of community projects that
have been organised. In Project Ignite 2016, it was a 3 month long initiative
from June 2016 to August 2016.

13 students from Holy Innocent High School (HIHS) underwent three phases
of service learning - Training, Conceptualising and Executing. Under the Through these two events,
mentorship of YEC members, two projects were successfully students learnt both organisational
conceptualised and executed by them in August 2016 benefitting the skills such as the allocation of
residents around Punggol CC YEC: resources/logistics, liaising with
stakeholders, and soft skills such
1. PAYM Loves Red @ Community 2. PAYM Loves Red @ Project
as engaging residents and also
YouthSparks – Project Ignite 2016 Dough – Project Ignite 2016
promoting volunteerism amongst
This project was borne out of the Under Project Dough, students their peers. More importantly, they
idea to “bring back the kampung organised food collection drives developed as leaders, forge lasting
spirit”. Students will organised a around the Hougang bonds with each other and we
carnival with childhood games neighbourhood and in their school, have youth who are more enabled
booths such as, pick up sticks, HIHS. Food collected were to create our future communities.
zero point, chapteh etc. for families donated to their selected
to bond and interact with the beneficiary, Willing Hearts, and Project Ignite has since garnering 3
residents. needy residents staying in S.T.A.R. Award (Individual) and 2
Hougang. Project Accolade Award (Team).

As a student mentor for Project Ignite


From Project Ignite 2014, I have learnt practical
2016, the ultimate goal I had in mind was
event planning skills, importance of
to ignite the flames of volunteerism within As a youth leader under Punggol CC Youth
communication and flexibility during planning and
these young HIHS students. This is Executive Committee, the process of planning
execution of event. Also, I developed a stronger
because as a lone volunteer, one may not and implementing the Blood Donation drive has
sense of awareness for the needs of the people
make a huge impact on society. been a fruitful and meaningful one.
around me and act upon that knowledge to make
Lee Si Yun I strongly believe in leading by example and
their lives better.
actively seek for win-win situations among
Goh Yng Swan various community stakeholders.
(S.T.A.R Award 2015 Winner) Edwyn Pek
UPCOMING EVENTS
Project Ignite 2018
Project Ignite, organised by Punggol CC YEC, is our flagship
event that happens once every 2 years.

Project Ignite targets secondary school students in the aims to


conduct community service and engagement through service
learning.

Date: May 2018 to September 2018

Interested in our biennial flagship event?


For enquiries, please contact us at contactus@punggolcc-yec.com

Water Venture
Join us for a day in our Water Venture course which you can experience either
Dragon Boating or Kayaking with your friends.

Water Venture - Kayaking


Date: 2 June 2018
Venue: Bedok Reservoir
911 Bedok Reservoir Road, Singapore 479311
Student Price: S$10.00
Adult Price: S$14.00

* A minimum sign up of 12 pax to commence the course

Water Venture - Dragon Boating


Date: 9 June 2018
Venue: Bedok Reservoir
911 Bedok Reservoir Road, Singapore 479311
Student Price: S$10.00
Adult Price: S$12.00

* A minimum sign up of 8 pax to commence the course

Register @ Punggol CC Counter or one PA Website.


For student price, student card must bepresented upon payment.

Contact Us
The Punggol CC Youth Club 6387 1833

@punggolccyec contactus@punggolcc-yec.com

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