Nexwave Youth Ministry

Captivating young people with the truth of God.


Releasing young people into their purpose in life by creating opportunities for them to know God personally


Seeing young people released into...

Youth Ministry's vision is to see this generation captivated by the truth of Jesus Christ. We believe there is incredible potential in this generation, and we aim to harness this potential by seeing them know their value and experience Jesus for themselves. Through being equipped in knowing their identity in Jesus, they can then go out and make God known within their schools, workplaces, and communities which will bring lasting change to Western Australia and the world.

What we do

Going to where the young people are and showing them who Jesus is.

High School Seminars

Our youth ministry aims to equip young people with a values-based view on life; through addressing relevant issues and providing relational opportunities for young people to practically apply the content presented. We have international staff who speak from a variety of personal experiences. Our seminars aim to be interactive and informative, to inspire young people to make responsible choices for their lives based on a sound value system.

April & October Missions Trips

You can be involved in our overseas and local missions trips. These are two-week trips during April and October school holidays for high school students to come and be involved in a taste of what overseas missions looks like as well as in local communities in Australia, such as the Kimberley region and Coolgardie, WA. While on these trips, students experience many sides to missions getting involved in ministry such as evangelism, practical help, serving the community, working alongside churches, and loving on people however way we can!

Winter Camp

Get ready for Winter Camp 2017! We are glad to announce that we will be back to our regular location of Forest Edge Recreational Camp as it has now been rebuilt after the bushfires of 2016. Week one of Winter Camp will begin July 3rd-7th and the second week is July 10th-14th. The age range is 12-18 years old. The cost is $250 and for more information or to sign up for a week please email [email protected]

Summer Camp

Get ready for fun in the sun at next year's summer camp, January 2017! This year's theme is 'Equip to go'. You'll have a blast with games of epic proportions, teachings, small group discussions, worship, and heaps of delicious food. This year, we even have an optional 10 day outreach to either Manila, Philippines or somewhere in Western Australia! Come and get refreshed, be challenged, and grow in your relationship with God and with dozens of other amazing teenagers from around WA.

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Work Experience

This is a great opportunity for young people to come to YWAM Perth and experience different ways in which you can serve in missions after high school. As a work experience student, you would be exposed to our various ministries such as Australia Mercy, Youth Ministries, Kitchen, Hospitality, and Property where you will gain hands-on skills to help serve in these areas. Students can also interact with people from around the globe and hear how they were called into missions.


NIKO is a Greek word for "conquer, overcome, get the victory". The NIKO camp is a 5-day camp that invites people to discover their unique style of leadership, grow in teamwork, and take initiative in serving. Through different activities, teams learn to trust God and trust one another. The camp is designed to help participants overcome challenges physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually.


Impact a generation using your gifting.

Working in Youth Ministries means you will get to work with young people from all over Western Australia. Whether you're a graphic designer, a musician, a sports man, a talented speaker, a counselor, a graffiti artist, a first-aid trainee, a renowned prankster, or a good administrator, there is an open door for you.
Youth ministries asks for a variety of expertise and there is no doubt that you will be challenged in your own when it comes to reaching out to young people with creativity, innovation, and excellence.

Meet the Staff

Jenny W.


About Jenny

Misha D.


About Misha

Rachel P.


About Rachel

Sydney v.


About Sydney

Blake B.


About Blake





Christian Life & Discipleship

How Much do I Trust God?

Invitation to trust I never used to think I struggled to trust people, and I definitely never thought I struggled to trust God. But in … Continued

By Misha DF
on Mar 23, 2017

Christian Life & Discipleship

“Avengers” and Encounters with God

I stood guard with some of my fellow Winter Camp staff on top of the wooden platform, waiting for the first surge of “Avengers” to … Continued

By Misha DF
on Aug 12, 2015

Christian Life & Discipleship

Summer Camp 2015

  “DEFY!”  That’s the theme for this year’s Summer Camp.  Whatever challenges you might be facing – whether it’s peer pressure, bullying, insecurities, or if … Continued

By Misha DF
on Jan 8, 2015


Forgiveness Teaching Brings Healing

Josh, from one of the local high schools in Australia, received teaching from our youth ministry on forgiveness which changed how he viewed his relationships… … Continued

By Jenny Webb
on Sep 4, 2014