Youth and Government

Middle School Program, November 18-20th, 2021 – Grades 6-8

High School Program, March 18-20th, 2022 – Grades 9-12

YMCA Youth And Government is a 3-day experiential learning program in which students serve as part of a model state government, taking over the chambers of the New York State Senate and Assembly to debate bills they and their peers have written. Students are offered the opportunity to learn about a wide variety of issues, develop critical thinking skills, and articulate their beliefs while engaging constructively with their peers from around the State.

he High School Program has 2 separate opportunities, in both March and November.