The Youth Activist Academy Launches

12th December 2018

The Youth Activist Academy Launches

The Youth Activist Academy has officially launched and will see a group of young people working on LGBTIQ+ sport projects over the next year while achieving their Community Achievement Awards. 

LEAP Sports Scotland has launched it's new youth project 'The Youth Activist Academy'. The Academy will welcome 26 young people aged 16-25 through it's doors to train up as LGBTIQ+ sport activists. The young people will take part in a residential in June with speakers and workshops about activism, Football v Homophobia and LGBTIQ+ sports!

Once the academy participants have completed the residential they will split into peer lead groups and implement community projects that will work towards creating inclusion, participation and visibility for LGBTIQ+ people in sport. Not only will participants graduate a Sport Activists they will also receive a Community Achievement Award. 

If you are interested in taking part of this project you can apply here or email for more information

If you work with young people and want to promote this opportunity you can email for more information 

Written on 12th December 2018.