The State YMCA of Pennsylvania runs the Pennsylvania Youth & Government Program for high school and middle school students from across the state. YMCA Youth & Government is the only student-led, student-run, mock government experience of its kind in Pennsylvania.  Each year, the State YMCA teaches democracy to hundreds of middle and high school students through hands-on experiences in the chambers of the Pennsylvania Capitol.

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Who Can Participate?

6th to 12th grade students through their high school or local YMCA


Regular meetings at high school or YMCA
Four state-wide events each year at various locations

Contact: Jake Kocher-Sports and Recreation Director


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