East Shore YMCA Youth and Government

East Shore YMCA Youth and Government East Shore YMCA Youth and Government The East Shore YMCA Youth and Government Program attracts students from middle and high schools in the following schools: Central Dauphin HS, Central Dauphin East HS, Bishop McDevitt HS, Harrisburg Academy, CD East Middle School, CD Middle School and Linglestown Middle School.

The clubs meet every Wednesday night from September through April at CD East Middle School from 7:00pm until 8:30pm. Each club elects its own officers to organize and run all meetings. The program year is based on the YMCA Youth and Government Program Calendar found on the State YMCA website at www.ymcapa.org. Program fees apply, but, financial aid is available through both the State YMCA of Pennsylvania and the East Shore YMCA.

09/01/2015

Wednesday, September 2nd is Opening Night of the 2015-16 Youth and Government program year. ALL returning members should plan to attend as we prepare for new recruits to begin attending on September 9th. If anyone has new recruits who would like to attend this week, that is fine. They are certainly welcome to observe and learn about our plans for the fall session! Let's get the word out....YAG is ON!!!!!! :)

Volunteering at the YMCA Harrisburg Mile... Crafts at the Kid Corner!!!
07/15/2015

Volunteering at the YMCA Harrisburg Mile... Crafts at the Kid Corner!!!

12/03/2014

Tonight we are honored to have Mr. Charlie Gerow, the Founder and President of Quantum Communications and nationally recognized political analyst, as our guest speaker. Mr. Gerow also appears on the CBS 21 program "Face the State" interviewing guests from government and politics. All delegates are asked to arrive at 6:45pm and proceed to the auditorium for the joint session.

11/18/2014

Our guest speaker has postponed his visit until December 3rd. All delegates should plan to attend and plan to discuss your role for the year with Dave. Also, both clubs will be expected to discuss and plan a fundraiser and a service project. Please be at the meeting on time and prepared!

09/24/2014

IMPORTANT.....Executive Council meeting at 6:30pm tomorrow (Wednesday) in the Cafeteria. Please bring with you the documents which were e-mailed to you earlier as we will be reviewing them.

09/10/2014

Shout out to all of the ESY YAGgers from your former liaison! Wishing you a fantabulously awesome year! You are so blessed to have such wonderful volunteers who want the very best for you. I know that you won't disappoint them!

09/09/2014

REMINDER....there is NO Youth and Government meeting tomorrow night (September 10th)! Your officers will be attending several Back to School Nights at local middle schools to help recruit new members. Please remember that next week is our Open House! All delegates are expected to attend and be prepared to meet and greet interested students and their parents.

08/26/2014

We are 24 hours away from Opening Night 2014!!! Please remember to bring with you: 1) the meeting agenda 2) notebook 3) pen/pencil. We have a BUSY agenda including the election of your executive officers! New recruits are welcome to attend, but, will not be permitted to vote in the elections. Please make sure ALL returning members are notified that the meeting is 7-9. See you all tomorrow night!!! :)

08/13/2014

OPENING NIGHT is 2 weeks from tonight!!!! Please mark your calendars for Wednesday nights beginning August 27th for the 2014-2015 Youth and Government Program year. The first meeting will be from 7pm until 9pm and include officer candidate preparation; registration forms; recruitment strategies; and club organization. Get the word out to ALL returning members!!!

07/20/2014

Attention all delegates....please be advised that there will be a upcoming meeting for all returning members. This meeting will be to discuss recruitment strategies and to train anyone wishing to be a club officer. PLEASE check your e-mails for information in the next few days!! Thanks!

07/10/2014

Reminder.....Tuesday, July 22nd is the fundraiser at Shogun Fusion! Please do your part by spreading the word to your family, friends and neighbors!!! This event will only be as successful as you make it through your own efforts. Gloria Lawrence has single-handedly organized it so let's reward her hard work by packing the restaurant on the 22nd!!

FYI...if ESY delegates who helped with Healthy Kids Day and the spaghetti dinner don't soon check your e-mails, you will be missing out on a special opportunity!!! You've been warned!!! :)

The 2014 East Shore Y CONA delegates represented themselves and their delegations admirably. Could these pictures includ...
07/08/2014

The 2014 East Shore Y CONA delegates represented themselves and their delegations admirably. Could these pictures include YOU next year???? Work hard....dedicate yourself to excellence....and you, too, may enjoy an amazing week on the mountain in 2015!

ESY delegates.....will this be YOU someday??? Please read this inspiring story about a Youth in Government student likel...
05/15/2014
17-year-old high school student beats sitting W.Va. lawmaker in GOP primary

ESY delegates.....will this be YOU someday??? Please read this inspiring story about a Youth in Government student likely to be in the West Virginia Legislature!!! http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2014/05/14/17-year-old-high-school-student-beats-sitting-wva-lawmaker-in-gop-primary/?cmpid=cmty_twitter_fn

After Tuesday's GOP primary, a 17-year-old is one election away from becoming the youngest state lawmaker in West Virginia history.

05/14/2014

Attention East Shore YMCA Youth and Government delegates....this is a reminder that those volunteering with the spaghetti dinner for the residents should report to the Y at 5:30pm. For other returning members, the orientation meeting for 2014-15 will begin promptly at 7:00pm. ALL graduating seniors of the 3 delegations are invited any time as we will have a dessert reception for you following the orientation!!! Look forward to seeing you all tonight!!! — feeling awesome.

2013-2014 Model Moments****Interested Officers & volunteers- May 14  *6pm- volunteer spaghetti dinner**7pm- interested o...
05/07/2014

2013-2014 Model Moments
****Interested Officers & volunteers- May 14
*6pm- volunteer spaghetti dinner
**7pm- interested officers' training
***8pm- Dessert/party :)

04/22/2014

SAVE THE DATE.....Wednesday night, May 14th....Executive Officer Orientation and Senior Send-Off Night at the East Shore YMCA....details forthcoming!!!

Stay tuned for a possible SOCIAL EVENT for all East Shore YMCA delegates before school ends :)
04/21/2014

Stay tuned for a possible SOCIAL EVENT for all East Shore YMCA delegates before school ends :)

Hope you enjoyed President's Day yesterday. Get ready for tomorrow night's meeting! It will be PRODUCTIVE and until 9pm,...
02/18/2014

Hope you enjoyed President's Day yesterday. Get ready for tomorrow night's meeting! It will be PRODUCTIVE and until 9pm, so that we can prep for Saturday's Pre-Leg!!! Go East Shore!!!

02/04/2014

With the weather forecast becoming more ominous by the hour and the likelihood of our meeting tomorrow night being cancelled, all delegates should be advised of the following:

*** If tomorrow's meeting is cancelled, ALL remaining meetings for the year will be 2 hours. We will begin promptly at 7pm and end promptly at 9pm.

*** The Eastern Pre-Legislative Conference will be held on Saturday, February 22nd at the East Pennsboro MIDDLE School located at 529 North Enola Drive in Enola. We will NOT be using buses for this event; therefore, all delegates must arrange to be dropped off at the school by 8:15am and picked up at 4:00pm.

*** Please review the documents and deadlines your club Secretaries have been asked to send you by e-mail. If we do not meet tomorrow night, our next meeting will only be 3 days before the next deadline.

01/04/2014

ATTENTION Attorneys.....I MUST have the names of all attorneys IMMEDIATELY. If you are planning to be an attorney, you need to message me with the name of your partner.

Thanks,
Dave

01/04/2014
Lobbyist Application YMCA Youth & Government 2014

ATTENTION Lobbyists and Reporters (Press Corps).....you MUST complete the appropriate registration NO LATER than January 15th!! Below are the links....please make sure you click on the right one!

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1gGN531xelC6DDV0_zZq21WvQ7GJE_4bH4_hKWoBuMwc/viewform

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?usp=drive_web&formkey=dDVvR0huTEgzZURaT2RBMHJZUHFKT0E6MA#gid=0

According to Webster's New World Dictionary, a lobbyist is: "A person, acting for a special interest group, who tries to influence the introduction of or voting on legislation or the decisions of government administrators."

12/16/2013

No meeting this week, delegates! Have fun socializing and being merry!

11/14/2013

2 days until ELECTION CONVENTION! Arrive at 6:00am at CD East Middle for departure at 6:15am!!!! Bring tape for posters and pens/notebook for keeping track of votes, delegates and questions!

10/14/2013

Delegates.....co-sponsorships for Joint Resolutions 1 and 2 are DUE tomorrow by 5pm. Please e-mail Dave John to sign on as a co-sponsor of these 2 important resolutions which will be voted Wednesday night. Thanks!

10/10/2013

Officers....please e-mail your new members and invite them to LIKE this page and FRIEND David John so they can receive important updates about club meetings and YAG events!!!!

10/08/2013

ALL officers and members....please check your e-mails and provide me with a response as requested. Thank you!!!

2013 Servant Leader Conference
10/04/2013

2013 Servant Leader Conference

Servant Leader Training 2013!
10/04/2013

Servant Leader Training 2013!

We expanded to a 3rd delegation! Now we have Red, White and Blue delegations! Boy, are we proud :)
10/03/2013

We expanded to a 3rd delegation! Now we have Red, White and Blue delegations! Boy, are we proud :)

10/02/2013

PAPERWORK DUE TONIGHT! See ya at East tonight at 7pm :)

09/25/2013

Meeting tonight at East Middle School 7pm-- looking forward to having our new recruits select a delegation!

02/14/2012

again as last week!! please arrive 10-15 minutes early and legislative delegates.. bring copies of your bills please!! see you all this week!!

11/10/2011

ELECTION CONVENTION this Saturday!!! Palmyra HS at 8:00am! Good luck to Jehan, Abby, Chris, Ryan, Jon, Mim, Emma, Anya, Christina, Deric, T.J., Emily E., Hannah and Rachel Bro!! Work hard and have fun!

11/09/2011

meeting tonight at 7pm!!! arrive at 6:50 so we can start promptly at 7!! last meeting until election convention this Saturday!!!!

11/05/2011

Delegates.....CHECK YOUR E-MAIL for important Election Convention information!!!!!!

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The YMCA Youth and Government Program is a middle and high school level program designed to teach students about the functions of state government through a hands on approach to learning. Clubs are YMCA or high school based and student-run under the guidance and supervision of adult advisers.

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