NYAA – National Youth Achievement Award

What is NYAA?

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

CAMP CHALLENGE & NYAA

Our NYAA programme is open to:

  1. All youths who are seeking to attain the award at all three levels
  2. Youths who require support to complete certain segments of the NYAA
  3. Youth organizations seeking support for their NYAA programmes
121

Number of NYAA Participants registered under CAMP CHALLENGE (as of Feb 2018)

New NYAA Requirements (As of Jan 2018)

Bronze

For those over 14 and under 30

Silver

For those over 15 and under 30

Gold

For those over 16 and under 30

Service Learning

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

Outdoor Appreciation

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

Healthy Living

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

Community Leadership Initiative

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.

N/A

N/A

Embark on the initiative individually or in a small group

Past NYAA Requirements (Before 2018)

Bronze

For those over 14 and under 25

Silver

For those over 15 and under 25

Gold

For those over 16 and under 25

Service

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

Adventurous Journey

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)

Skills

Aim: To encourage the development of personal interests and practical skills

6 months

12 months (6 months for Bronze NYAA holder)

18 months (12 months for Silver NYAA holder)
90 hours (5 hours per month)

Physical Recreation

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

Residential Project

Aim: To undertake or initiate a project which will serve or have a beneficial impact on the community at large

N/A

N/A

Community-based project

*Compulsory for all Gold Award participants

How do I begin?

  1. Identify the level of NYAA that you will be participating in, based on your age. *Each level is autonomous and you do not need to begin from the lowest level.
  2. Register in our online form below.
  3. Blog your NYAA Journey and reflections at our blog!

Registration

Join us on our Sea Expeditions at the following rates:

  • Bronze 2D1N Adventurous Journey: $300.00
  • Silver  3D2N Adventurous Journey: $350.00
  • Gold 4D3N Adventurous Journey: $400.00

*Valid as Adventurous Journey for those who have registered for the NYAA before Jan 2018.

*Valid as Outdoor Appreciation for those who have registered for the NYAA from Jan 2018 onwards. 

 

NYAA Registration Fees:

  • Bronze Registration: $10.00
  • Silver Registration: $15.00
  • Gold Registration: $20.00

Payment details will be provided in an email upon submission of your registration form.