Earth Service Corps

The mission of the YMCA Earth Service Corps is to empower young people to become effective, responsible, global citizens by providing opportunities for service learning, environmental education, leadership development and cross-cultural awareness. 

Global Programs

The YMCA of the USA Strategic Plan: "Advancing Our Cause" identified a priority objective to ensure access and engagement for all community members. This requires YMCA's to expand opportunities to equitably serve our diverse communities and to leverage the Y’s global reach to build bridges with global community at home and abroad. 

Youth & Government

Teach democratic values and skills to youth through hands-on experiences.

Teen Expeditions

Through outdoor adventures and wilderness experiences, the BOLD & GOLD program inspires courage and multi-cultural leadership in diverse groups of boys and girls ages 11-18 years old. The challenge, glory, and beauty of the wilderness come together on our exciting adventures, which range from weekend clubs to 1 to 3 week expeditions.