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Education & Leadership · Eastlake YMCA

Teen Project

Knowledge, character development, guidance and encouragement to help children and teens learn and realize their potential is a core focus of what we do at Eastlake.

Service Learning Projects

Our teen projects encourage and foster leadership development, project management techniques and academic enrichment. Student Learning Projects have included producing and creating murals, executing environmental clean-ups, creating tutoring programs and more. Contact elinfo@ymcaeastbay.org for more information. Note, middle school and high school service hour requirements may be met through these projects.

Youth & Government

Our civic engagement and leadership development program for middle and high school students helps develop critical thinking competence, strengthens interpersonal communication skills, and raises awareness of and engagement in community issues and their possible solutions. For detailed information regarding the program click here or email elinfo@ymcaeastbay.org.

Teen Senate

Model United Nations Program

Designed to introduce middle school students to the operation and structure of the United Nations. Program includes weekend trips to Camp Roberts Military Base and Irvine, CA.

Model Legislature and Court Program

Designed for high school delegates, students take on various positions within the California state legislature and court systems.  The California Youth & Government Program is the only youth organization in the state privileged to use the actual state legislature and judicial chambers in Sacramento.




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