Teen Programs

The YMCA of Metro Denver offers programs for teens and young adults that helps strengthen their minds, bodies and our community.

Leaders in Training

Teens are empowered to build leadership skills as they work together to make our world a better place.
Leaders in Training Denver YMCA

Youth in Government

Youth in Government empowers students by giving them the opportunity to learn about—and experience—government.
Leaders in Training YMCA Denver

Y Service Teen Program

Empowering youth to be effective, responsible citizens through service learning
Denver YMCA Y Service Project

Youth Strength Training - Arvada Duncan

strength train youth

Youth Strength Training - Aurora

Youth Strength Training Denver YMCA

Girls with Impact

Creating the next generation of women change-makers, CEOs and entrepreneurs.
Girls with Impact

Upcoming Events and Conferences

Conference on National Affairs (CONA)

Conference on National Affairs (CONA) is one of the most unique, patriotic, and incredible experiences that you have the opportunity to experience. CONA goes beyond what state YIG programs can. You are able to meet people from all over the country who are passionate about what you are passionate about. You engage in rooms and debate with the future leaders of our country.

July 1-6th, 2023 Black Mountain, North Carolina YMCA YOUTH CONFERENCE ON NATIONAL AFFAIRS — This is the web home for the YMCA Youth Conference on National Affairs (ymcacona.org) Cost $800 per delegate, includes accommodations, flight, most meals, conference fee and materials 

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National Judicial Competition (NJC)

The annual National Judicial Competitions (NJC) is for high school students to participate in the model judicial components (mock trial and appellate/moot court) of the YMCA YIG program. Each youth and government state programs select students from their state to compete in either the mock trial or appellate court competitions at NJC. 

NJC (National Judicial Competition) First week of August, Minneapolis, Minnesota Cost $600 per delegate, includes accommodations, flight, some meals, conference fee and materials

2023 Colorado Youth in Government November 19-22, 2023 

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Contact Marlana Krulish

720 664 6086