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Depending on local and/or national support, youth clubs may be available for children and young people to participate in informal social, leisure, and/or educational activities offered outside the usual formal education timetables. Members may be able to learn about their culture, play music or sports, run a business, produce dramas, or simply ‘hang out’ together subject to available resources or their own enterprise and interests. Self-directed clubs may form through natural association with others in friendship groups and in their neighbourhoods, whereas adult-managed youth clubs may focus on particular aspects of educational, spiritual, and/or personal development to address individual, cultural, or societal needs. Club policies and procedures may require uniforms, completion of certain tasks, and payment of membership fees or promote an open, drop-in approach ...

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