Empowering Teens, Strengthening Communities

Youth & Government is dedicated to transforming lives through civic engagement and education. We empower teens to find their voice and develop the leadership skills to be active and engaged servant leaders.

Free Info Session

Join us for a virtual open house night as we share information about our Youth Legislature programming.
All are welcome to learn about the program expectations, meeting structure, and our big events.

Monday, October 25 at 6:00 pm | Join Zoom meeting

Contact Us

If you have any questions about the 2021-22 Youth Legislature program, please email Becca


Stay Engaged with the Y

Teen Outdoor Leadership

Boys, Girls, and All Gender Outdoor Leadership (BOLD & GOLD) expeditions inspire youth ages 11 to 18 to be their most courageous and confident selves as they explore some of the most beautiful and natural places in the Pacific Northwest.

Global Programs

Teen Global Programs are designed to develop international understanding, leadership skills, and cultural competency as well as provide service learning opportunities for teens ages 14-17.

Earth Service Corps

YMCA Earth Service Corps (YESC) is an innovative youth-led program that empowers students to take a hands-on role in creating a healthier environment in their schools, communities, and region while nurturing a respect for diversity within the natural world.