YMCA Youth Legislature is a national YMCA program for high school students that prepares them for moral and political leadership through training in the theory and practice of developing public policy.
WHEN AND WHERE?
Groups form locally at schools, YMCAs, or through other organizations.
District Meetings are held in December each year to elect Officers for the coming session and nominate Officers for the next year’s program.
Youth Legislature is held in Montgomery. Sessions are held at the Alabama State Capitol, State House, Judicial Building, and local hotels.
Youth Legislature 2020: February 21-23
CONFERENCE REGISTRATION FEES AND DATES:
Conf. Fee $240 if paid by December 16 – also Deadline for Financial Assistance Applications
Conf. Fee $255 if paid by January 13 – Bills are Also Due on This Date
Conf. Fee $270 if paid after January 13
Youth Legislature Officer Training
January 24-25 (Arrive by 6:30 PM Friday, Depart by 11:30 AM Saturday)
Doubletree Hotel, Montgomery Cost: $50
Most Officers, Lobbyist, Media, Justices are required to attend.
Register for Officer’s Training
We’re looking for volunteers to help the weekend of the conference. If you’re interested in being a volunteer for this year’s conference please fill out the form below.
Volunteer for Youth Leg
Conference registration fees include Lunch and Supper Friday and Lunch on Saturday. Conference T-Shirts will also be given to all participants who register at least 3 weeks before the start of the conference.There is a Lost Occupancy Fee charged to delegations for any delegate hotel rooms that have less than 4 students of $60 per empty slot. Adult Private rooms are an additional $120.
Mail payments and forms to: ALYIG – 850 South Lawrence Street – Montgomery, AL 36104
CANCELLATION POLICY FOR YMCA CONFERENCES
Delegations who have cancellations can substitute however there may be additional fees. After rooming lists have been submitted substitutions must be the same gender and role (Adult, Delegate, etc.).
Request received more than…
60 days prior: 95% Refund
45 days prior: 75% Refund
30 days prior: 50% Refund
15 days prior: 25% Refund
Less than 15 days: No Refund
- High School Students (grades 9-12)
- YMCA Staff and Teacher Advisors