If you’re 11-18 and helping to care for a family member, friend or someone in your community, you can apply for the Young Scot Young Carers Package! There are lots of great opportunities, enhanced discounts and rewards available through the package. Here's a look at what's available now.
Tour of Scottish Parliament
One of the opportunities available through the package is to apply for a place on a tour of the Scottish Parliament led by Minister for Public Health, Sport and Wellbeing, Joe Fitzpatrick MSP. It's your chance to see it from the inside and ask all your burning questions about what it’s like to work as a Minister in one of Scotland’s most famous buildings!
There are lots of discounts and opportunities available to help you make the most of your leisure time. You could catch one of the latest blockbusters with a free cinema ticket for Vue, Odeon, Cineworld and several independent cinemas around Scotland.
You can also claim a free 12-month tastecard to get 2-for-1 or 50% off meals out from a huge range of independent and chain restaurants around the UK, including Pizza Express, YO Sushi, Frankie & Benny’s and many more!
If you're interested in gaming you might want to claim a free exhibition ticket to the Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt Exhibition at the stunning V&A Dundee. You're sure to be mesmerised by large-scale installation and have fun trying out playable arcade games.
You can also access discounts to help you get from A to B or to enjoy a short break away! Visit all of Scotland for less with 30% off all fares with Scottish Citylink and an amazing 50% off breaks with Hostelling Scotland. Whether you fancy a quick trip away or a cheaper bus ride home, the Young Carers package has you covered!
Education and Learning
Get prepared for school at a lower price with the Young Carers Package! You can get 20% off at BE Schoolwear, and there are lots of options for discounted study guides with Hodder Education, Leckie and Bright Red Publishing.
There will also be first aid training available as part of the package with St Andrews First aid. Check in regularly to see when it will be available in your area.
Claim a free Ecoffee reusable keep cup as part of the package! It's great for saving some money whenever you get a hot drink and help reduce plastic waste.
Ready to Apply?
Sign up to become a Young Scot Member today and apply for the Young Carers Package from your dashboard.
Need help signing up? Check out our guide.