Who Can Participate?
High School and Middle School students grades 6-12. Middle school delegates will be paired with returning student delegates.
- Meet other students from across the Commonwealth and the country
- Discuss issues of local, state, national, and international importance
- Connect with real-life state officials and community leaders
- Exercise leadership and public speaking skills that can be used for life
- Develop skills and experience that enriches college resumes and applications
Youth in Government Opportunities
- 3 Full Day Pre-Legislative Sessions with Learning Labs
- Annual “Buddy-Up” Overnight
- 3 Day Annual Conference at \ Massachusetts State House and Omni Parker House Hotel
- Conference on National Affairs (application/selection process to attend)
For details on how your teen or school can get involved or start a delegation, contact Dan Berry, Executive Director, Emilson, YMCA (781) 829-8585 ext. 8223. Or, complete the form below for more information:
Sponsor a Youth in Government Conference Delegate
To support a Massachusetts Youth & Government Delegate at the annual Conference, please complete and return our Delegate Sponsorship form.