Philatelic Youth Council (PYC) New Zealand

PYC Stamp Camp - 2018

 The PYC Youth Stamp Camp 2018 "Wigram Skies Stamp Camp" will be held in Christchurch over the period 22nd - 28th April, 2018 at the Wigram Air Cadet Headquarters.

Click right for details and application form MS WORD VERSION or PDF VERSION

SP = Special Prize

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PYC and the camp organisers are once again pleased with the results of the 2017 Stamp Camp. Philately and fun were combined over a week with the campershaving a good time catching up with friends while at the same time expanding or starting a new philatelic exhibit.

The December 2017 edition of Fun Philately is now available. Click on the heading above to read this edition.

PYC congratulates all the Youth who entered RoyalPex 2017. The following are their exhibition results:


Class
Entrant
Title
Frames
Points
Award
5.1(a) Youth A
Annalise Smith
Children’s Books – Piecing Together the Story of Stories
3
81
Large Vermeil + SP

Andrew Sknar
Computers and their Impact on Human Communication
1
71
Large Silver

Conor Smith
Antarctica
1
76
Vermeil

Rose McTaggart
Winston Churchill - Through the Decades
1
78
Large Vermeil + SP

Conor Smith
Robots
1
73
Large Silver

Timothy Brown
Sure and Steadfast - 1st 100 years of the Boy's Brigade
1
78
Large Vermeil +SP

Disha Bobby
Indian Culture and Science
1
62
Silver Bronze
5.2(a)  Youth B
Ryan Smith
The Armed Forces
3
83
Large Vermeil + SP

Lachlan Smith
Gold
3
86
Gold + SP

Amy Rosenfeldt
New Zealand Rose Definitives
3
87
Gold + SP
5.3(a) Youth B
Isabella Beach
The World's Most Popular Sport
3
76
Vermeil + SP
6.6(a) Youth DevEmma RoweDessert - A History of Temptation175Vermeil + SP

Olivia ChengEquestrian at the Olympics0.571Large Silver + SP

Samantha RoweChildren's Literature - from Aesop to Harry Potter178Vermeil + SP

Arthur KoutsaeukoSpace Exploration168Silver + SP


RoyalPex 2017 Youth Results

This is the website for the Philatelic Youth Council (PYC) of New Zealand. The Council's mission is to promote Youth Philately throughout New Zealand and to encourage youth stamp collecting and exhibiting in general.


The PYC manages and moderates national achievement awards for youth philatelists from bronze to gold level. It also publishes a quarterly Fun Philately newsletter.


PYC sponsors a stamp camp each year for youth club members who are looking to advance from stamp collecting into stamp exhibiting.