YMCA of Greater St. Louis


YMCA of Greater St. Louis

Youth in Government

Missouri YMCA Youth In Government prepares students for responsible leadership in the American democratic process by providing guidance, training and experience in the theory and practice of determining public policy.

Missouri YMCA Youth In Government is designed to:

  • Motivate young people into citizenship responsibilities. ·
  • Provide opportunities for understanding state agencies and their functions. ·
  • Expand awareness and knowledge of state problems. ·
  • Increase the ability of young people to organize and express ideas clearly and persuasively.
  • Stimulate tolerance and understanding of other points of view. ·
  • Give young people an opportunity to express their concerns on state issues to governmental officials in a responsible and constructive way.

For more information, visit Missouri YMCA Youth In Government, or contact Nicole Rowan at the YMCA.

Lindbergh High School Students Attend Youth In Government (KTVI Fox2)