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YOUTH & 
GOVERNMENT

Youth and Government is a national YMCA program for students in the 9th - 12th grades. The program enables young adults to prepare for post-high school opportunities via moral and political leadership through training in the theory and practice of developing public policy.

YOUTH & GOVERNMENT INFO

Youth and Government is a national YMCA Program for students in the 9th-12th grades. The program enables young adults to prepare for post-high school opportunities via moral and political leadership through training in the theory and practice of developing public policy.

California YMCA Youth & Government prides itself in providing quality educational and civic engagement programs that offer youth with the following skills to help them transition and succeed with ease from high school through college graduation:

  • Leadership skills

  • Public speaking

  • Research and writing skills

  • Core values and teamwork

  • Study skills

  • Critical thinking skills

  • A greater understanding of civic engagement and issues on statewide and national levels

YMCA OF THE FOOTHILLS DELEGATION MEETING INFO

Returning Delegates

When: Wednesday, September 7 
Time: 6:30pm-8pm
Where: Crescenta-Cañada Family YMCA: 
​1930 Foothill Blvd. La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011

Ages

9th – 12th grade

Price

Members: $1,250

Price includes:

Camp Roberts Training Conference

Nov 11-14

(includes lodging, dinner Friday, all meals Sat/Sun, and breakfast Monday.)

 

Volunteer Advisors

 

Sacramento MLC Conference

Feb 10-13

includes hotel room cost, welcome dinner Friday, dinner Saturday & Sunday night

 

Sweatshirt

 

Buses for all conferences

And more!



 

New Delegates

When: Wednesday, September 14
Time: 6:30pm-8pm
Where: Crescenta-Cañada Family YMCA: 
​1930 Foothill Blvd. La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011

Meets Every Wednesday

Guest Speaker

YOUTH & GOVERNMENT FAQ'S

WHAT IS YOUTH & GOVERNMENT?
Youth and government is a national YMCA Program for students in the 9th-12th grade. The program enables young adults to prepare for post-high school opportunities via moral and political leadership through training in the theory and practice of developing public policy.


WHY JOIN YOUTH & GOVERNMENT?
Our delegates join Youth & Government because they want to work on becoming better public speakers, community, develop confidence, gain leadership skills, and have fun creating lifelong relationships with our other delegates.

 

DO YOU HAVE TO BE A Y MEMBER?
All Youth and Government participants this year DO have to be members.  

 

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE DELEGATIONS?
The YMCA of the Foothills has three delegations that participate in the same program, we just offer two different locations. This Y&G year we will be registering for our delegations. However, we will be meeting as the Foothills delegation.


WHAT DOES THE REGISTRATION FEE COVER?

  • Camp Roberts Training Conference (Nov 11-14) - includes lodging, dinner Friday, all meals Sat/Sun, and breakfast Monday. 

  • Volunteer Advisors

  • Sacramento MLC Conference (Feb 10-13) - includes hotel room cost, welcome dinner Friday, dinner Saturday & Sunday night

  • Sweatshirt

  • Buses for all conferences, and more!

  • Do I get a refund if I drop from the program? The first payment of $312.5 is a deposit and if you drop before participating there will be no refund. There will be 1 more payment to follow, if you drop before October 2, 2022 we will drop further payment, if dropped after these dates there will be no refunds.

If you have any additional questions, please reach out to Chelsea.

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