Workshops

Sydney Youth Stamp Group Workshop

Four Sydney Youth Stamp Group (SYSG) workshops are held each year during the school holidays for children aged 7 to 17 years.

We have a Junior group (7 to 11 year olds) and a Senior group (12 to 17 year olds).

The workshops are for children who want to further their stamp collecting enjoyment and skills and we especially welcome beginners.

What do you do at a SYSG Workshop? click here

BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL (See below for How to book).

2021 Workshop Dates:

Thursday 21 January 2021 - Cancelled

Thursday 15 April 2021 - Theme, Australian Territories

Thursday 1 July 2021 - Theme, Olympics (this workshop is on the 1st Thursday of the School Holidays)

Thursday 30 September 2021 - Theme, Disney/Pixar characters

Cost: Free

Venue: Philatelic Association of NSW, Inc. (Philas House) 17 Brisbane Street, Surry Hills (view map)

Time: 10:30am to 3:00pm (children are to be seated by 10:30am, Parents please arrive a little earlier to have your children’s names checked off)

How to book: Download a registration form, click here (PDF 24kb)

Complete the form and mail it to the Coordinator. The Coordinator will send you an email confirming your booking.

Bookings are accepted up to four weeks before each workshop

Parents, you can also email the Coordinator to add your name to our mailing list, You will receive a letter in the mail and registration form, about our next workshop.

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Items children can bring (we understand beginners may not have some of these items, but do not worry, just come along):

Stamp Album, with or without stamps

Stamp Tweezers

Stamp Swaps

Lead pencil, coloured pencils, scissors, ruler, ballpoint or felt-tip pen

Australian Stamp Catalogue (Seven Seas – preferably a fairly recent edition)

 

Full adult supervision is provided at the workshops.  However any parents who wish to attend and participate will be made most welcome.

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