Education & Leadership | Denver YMCA


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Education & Leadership

Through our leadership programs such as mentoring, Youth and Government, Counselors In Training, and Leaders In Training, the Y makes sure that every child has an opportunity to envision and pursue a positive future, and to take an active role in strengthening his or her community.

Peaceful Schools

Through a partnership with the Rotary Club, Peaceful Schools creates a safe environment for elementary school kids and – at the same time – provides service leadership opportunities to teens.

Teen Leadership Programs

At the YMCA, youth ages 11 to 18 can find opportunities to learn and practice leadership skills and at the same time give back to their communities. Through multiple programs going on year-round, teens build the confidence that comes from civic participation and develop team-building qualities that will help them succeed in high school and college and throughout life.

Youth in Government

The Denver YMCA’s Colorado Youth in Government Program gives students in 7th through 12th grade hands-on leadership and communications skills.