The Inkcubeko Youth and Science Centre is the first Project of the Isisombululo Community Improvement Programme NPC. Inkcubeko is a community based youth and science centre that first and foremost serves the youth of Thembalethu and the greater Eden District.
The centre operates as a safe space for the youth to explore how the world around them works by igniting curiosity and interest in science, technology, engineering, arts, mathematics and innovation. The centre also serves as a beacon for youth empowerment, community development, capacity building, social cohesion and promoting a healthy youth culture and practices through youth orientated projects and programmes.
Inkcubeko YSC is an institution focused on the youth in a holistic way: emotional, mental and physical. Therefore we have various contact areas at our Centre:
Science Programmes: Where youth are given the opportunity to wonder about the exhibition hall, where they are able to explore interactive scientific exhibits, allowing them to discover and experience complex scientific concepts in a fun, easy to understand and Memorable way. School learner workshops, programmes and competitions are developed and facilitated by the centre to offer curriculum and extracurricular support to school learners.
Youth Programmes: A vibrant recreational and learning environment that aims to transform the lives of youth. The centre strives to equip the youth with relevant information, knowledge, education and life skills by implementing inclusive, innovative and sustainable programmes that help the youth to embrace the hope for a better future.
Adolescent Clinic: To serve the young community with a caring and professional approach as they mature into adults, here the will focus on healthy living, family planning, sex education, HIV and Aids, Substance abuse to name a few.
To empower and prepare the youth to create a brighter future
To be a beacon for excellence by igniting curiosity, interest and awareness within youth development and STEAMI (Science, technology, Engineering, arts, Mathematics and Innovation) through active community engagement with a hands-on interactive educational approach. All by embracing a holistic view that encompasses a focus on health: intellectually, physically and emotionally