Sunday, May 28, 2017
Sponsored by: ||
Note: This article is more than 60 days old, and may contain outdated information, such as the dates and times of events. These dates and times may vary from year to year.
Youth & Government Program
Posted: Saturday, August 28, 2010
By: Michelle Bradley (Expired article)Santa Ynez, CA -
The Stuart C. Gildred Family YMCA is accepting registrations for High School teens, grades 9-12, that are interested in having a voice in their community and being a part of a state-wide “Youth & Government” program. The YMCA Youth & Government is a highly acclaimed California Model Legislature and Court Program that brings together over 2,400 students from across the state of California to participate in state government through trainings that improve public speaking and leadership skills, and a 5 day Sacramento conference in February.
Participants will write legislation, debate motions, lobby bills, argue actual court cases and may choose to participate in the media program. For those interested in participating, a parent and participant information meeting will be held Wednesday, September 18th, 2:30 p.m. at the Stuart C. Gildred Family YMCA. Please call (805) 686-2037 to RSVP. Scholarships are available through the YMCA’s Campaign for Youth, the
Santa Barbara Foundation, and the YMCA Youth & Government Scholarship Fund.
About the Channel Islands YMCA
The Channel Islands YMCA is a charitable organization of seven YMCA branches serving Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties including Camarillo Family YMCA, Ventura Family YMCA, Santa Barbara Family YMCA, Montecito Family YMCA, Lompoc Family YMCA, Stuart C. Gildred Family YMCA in Santa Ynez, and YMCA Youth & Family Services.
The Channel Islands YMCA serves over 44,000 individuals and provides over $1.2 million in financial assistance to low-income families for child care, YMCA memberships, away camps, youth sports, teen after-school-programs, and operates Noah’s Anchorage Youth Crisis Shelter and the Isla Vista Teen Center.
Mission: The Channel Islands YMCA is a charitable organization providing programs based upon Christian principles to men, women and children of all ages, races, religious beliefs and economic status to develop and enrich the spirit, mind and body.
Website link: www.ciymca.org>
SYV-Online.COM, Published by Comware International Inc.
P.O. Box 410
Solvang, CA 93464
The phone number below is for news stories and feedback for THIS (syv-online.com) website. To reach one of our sponsors or an individual or company mentioned in an article,
please locate their website or click on their banner. Call their phone
number - NOT this one!|
For syv-online.com website feedback only:
Add Your URL: If
you're located in the Santa Ynez Valley, you may submit your URL for
addition to our links page by contacting our
Please list your company name, address, phone, e-mail, URL, and a
short description of your business/service in your correspondence.
© Copyright 1996 - 2014 Comware International, Inc.
Serving Solvang, Los Olivos, Santa Ynez, Buellton, Los Alamos, and
Comware International, Inc. - Solvang, California