Bunbury PCYC

It’s not every day that a legend turns 99

April 20, 2021 2:22 pm

Bill Ivory is a well-known figure in WA boxing and a PCYC legend. This April, staff from Bunbury PCYC, Justine and Kelly, were honored when Bill’s family invited them to attend his 99th birthday celebrations. Bill’s journey began with PCYC as a professional boxer, training and participating in tournaments at… Continue Reading

A day at the circus for Bunbury PCYC

February 24, 2021 2:27 pm

Bunbury PCYC was a hive of activity with young people flocking to the Centre to get involved in a fun day at the circus. Presenters Ben Colman and Stella Johnson captivated the attention of the young participants. In the circus classes, Ben, a solo circus entertainer with ten years’ experience,… Continue Reading

Young Bunbury PCYC mentors help seniors get tech savvy

November 26, 2020 12:25 pm

Bunbury Library e-learning officer Matthew Wearne, Bunbury PCYC course co-ordinator Amanda Ferguson and library community engagement officer Jacqueline Quadrio watch as student Kaiowas Carroll helps Steve McGavin with the computer. Credit: Ailish Delaney/South Western Times   It was a two-way learning curve for local senior citizens and Bunbury PCYC young people… Continue Reading

Young Bunbury leaders break the record

October 27, 2020 4:20 pm

Leadership course graduates with Bunbury PCYC staff on their graduation day. It was a proud day at Bunbury PCYC in October when 21 young people celebrated their graduation from the most recent Certificate in Leadership Course. Bunbury has never before had such a high number of leadership graduates, making it… Continue Reading

First-aid skills save the day

August 31, 2020 12:18 pm

A recent first-aid course left Luke a bit uninspired. Required to undertake the course as part of his Leadership course at Bunbury PCYC, Luke admitted that he found the course “a bit pointless”. However, Luke quickly changed his mind about the first-aid training after out riding his motorbike with a… Continue Reading

Success stories across the State

August 31, 2020 12:18 pm

Rockingham’s Certificate I in Automotive Vocational Preparation graduation ceremony.   PCYC’s young people have made us proud this month – graduating from accredited Learning and Development courses across the State. Eleven students at Bunbury PCYC and 15 at Gosnells PCYC graduated with a Certificate I in Leadership – a 12-week… Continue Reading

Donations make a huge difference

August 31, 2020 12:16 pm

TYPO has generously donated piles of products for safeSPACE children and young people to enjoy and be creative with. PCYC Executive Manager Centres, Julie Gorman, said literally hundreds of dollars’ worth of stationery and related products has been donated. The items will be distributed equally among the 16 PCYC locations… Continue Reading

Action-packed school holidays

July 29, 2020 1:34 pm

WA kids enjoyed action-packed school holidays, thanks to PCYCs across the State. From interactive art workshops to cooking classes, the kids had no time to be bored! In the south-west, Bunbury PCYC and the City of Bunbury teamed up with local Gelorup multidisciplinary artist Andrew Frazer for a three-day, interactive… Continue Reading

At-risk young people back in the classroom at PCYC

May 18, 2020 10:00 am

We were delighted to see our young people head back to the classroom this month to complete a range of certified training courses. PCYC courses such as Automotive I, Leadership I, Stepping Stones and Weld to Life were suspended in March when PCYC needed to close to help reduce the… Continue Reading

Pathways for success at Bunbury PCYC

March 15, 2020 8:35 am

Nothing fills our hearts more than seeing young people graduate from our accredited Learning and Development courses! Last month, twelve young people graduated from the Bunbury PCYC Certificate I in Leadership course, with one gaining employment, four starting apprenticeships, six pursuing further training and one returning to school. Bunbury PCYC… Continue Reading