Program Overview

Arkansas YMCA Youth and Government hosts a model state government assembly for students and schools across the state.

This annual assembly allow students to represent their schools and communities in a variety of roles across the different branches and components of state government.

Participants are offered the opportunity to learn about a wide variety of issues, develop critical thinking skills, and articulate their beliefs while engaging constructively with their peers from around Arkansas.

Getting Started

Whether you’re a student, teacher, or parent looking to bring Youth and Government to your school or community, here’s everything you’ll need as you get started:

For any questions about joining the program, starting a delegation, or attending one of our assemblies, please contact our program staff.

Assembly Preview

Want to see one of our assemblies in action? Check out the video below to see what it’s like to represent your school and community at YMCA Youth and Government: