Host Families Needed for YMCA Youth Legislature in May

For three days in May over 500 student participants from around the state take over the Capitol and run a mock legislative session. In order to ensure all students, regardless of their financial situation, are able to participate in the Youth Legislature Program, YMCA Youth & Government offers opportunities for local families to host students during their stay in Olympia. This eliminates the cost of expensive hotel stays and offers a unique experience for volunteers and participants alike.

Could you host one or more students, during the mock legislature, May 6-9, 2009?

Volunteering as a Host Family during the YMCA Youth Legislature is a great opportunity to:

  • Meet involved and motivated students from around Washington.
  • Support the future of your community by supporting your future leaders.
  • Be part of the democratic process by contributing to the education of our state’s youth.

For more information, or to volunteer as a host family, please call Sarah LaGrange, Americorps Volunteer Coordinator, at 360-357-3475 or by email at

For more information on YMCA Youth & Government, click here.

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