The British Columbia Youth Parliament is a youth-run organization with the aim of promoting youth service in our community.


camp Phoenix

This project is a 5 day sleep away camp for kids 8-12 who, for social or financial reasons, could not otherwise attend camp. Camp Phoenix is our largest and most ambitious service project! 

Regional Youth Parliaments

RYPs are miniature youth parliaments run across the province of BC. They're a great opportunity to develop public speaking skills and gain knowledge about parliamentary procedure!

Annual Fundraising Gala

Our annual gala is run in order to help support our operations and initiatives throughout the year, including Camp Phoenix! Stay tuned for the date of this year’s gala.

The Beginning to our Year of Service


Every year, between December 27th and 31st, 97 representatives of youth organizations ages 16-21 from across British Columbia gather at the Provincial Legislature in Victoria. This is our annual session.



Teaching the Parliamentary Process


Held across the province, RYPs are our signature method of teaching public speaking and parliamentarianism. They facilitate a practical experience in leadership like no other.

Members debate resolutions pertaining to local, national, and international issues of their own choosing, and draft bills to debate policy and learn procedure. With the opportunity to run activities ranging from social gatherings to fundraisers to service projects, members are given the opportunity to meet other youth in their communities and work together in true democratic fashion to aid their own intellectual growth alongside their communities.



Helping Kids be Kids


Camp Phoenix is, above all else, designed to give youth who could not attend camp the opportunity to do so. Beyond recognizing the social and developmental benefits that come with participating, we, as a youth group, feel that every child deserves to experience the fun, educative experience of camping in a safe and supportive environment.



Next Year's Parliament Night:

To Be Announced


Our Annual Gala is a fun-filled evening of laughter, memories and inspiration. Featuring all of your favourite hallmarks of our organization, with the added benefit of amazing people, excellent drinks and great food!

For more information regarding next year's Parliament Night, please contact our Gala Chair, Semiah Marquard.