Youth and Government

Youth and Government

Youth and Government

Youth Development
10/1/23 - 5/31/24

At the Y, we believe in the potential of all young people. YMCA Youth & Government fosters the development of citizen responsibility by developing problem solving and communication skills, providing positive adult mentors, and giving young people opportunities to practice new skills in hands-on programs.

Through the process of identifying issues and developing solutions, young people build confidence in an environment that inspires them to act with integrity and respect. Youth Legislature is a student directed model offering teens the opportunity to develop leadership skills, explore a career in public service, write and critique law, attend bi-monthly meeting and the annual Youth Legislation session in May at our state capital with teens from around the state, and assume the role of a statewide officer, such as Senator, Representative, Lobbyist, Journalist.

To learn more, visit our Washington Youth and Government webpage: WA YAG and nationwide page: National Youth and Government .

First Meeting: September 26th at 6pm at the Association Office: 2102 Carriage Dr SW #K Olympia 98502. This will be a chance to meet current members, advisors, eat some pizza, and see if YAG is right for you!

Please note: This is an 8 month long program meeting twice each month plus the culminating Youth Legislation session event. Participants must be enrolled for program from October-May. Financial assistance, fundraising opportunities, and payment plan options available.



Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Facility MemberProgram MemberCommunity Member
5/21/22 5/31/24 Online / Front Desk $ 185.00$ 185.00-

Available Sessions

10/01/23 - 05/31/24
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