Teen Leaders' Club

Teen Leaders' Club


Make a difference through YMCA Leaders Club, a leadership development community service program that helps teens discover their full potential. It is a safe place where teens can come and simply be themselves.

Leaders Club is a year-long leadership-development program for middle and high school teens. This program provides teens with extensive leadership training and volunteer opportunities that support YMCA programs and services to the community.

In addition to teaching teens leadership through service, Leaders Clubs advisors introduces teens to all the work the Y does to strengthen the community, and inspires and prepares teens to become future Y leaders.

Our goal is to challenge teens to serve the community
and to help them grow in who they are but also how to lead those around them.


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Leaders Club serves Middle and High school teens ages 12-18 years.

YMCA Members $55
Program Participants $66
Additional event fees and Blue Ridge Leaders' School registration are not included in club fees.


Club will meet weekly on Mondays from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm at the Stowe Family YMCA.

Members are required to complete at least 100 YMCA community service hours though volunteer opportunities.

In addition to weekly meetings, club members will attend fun trips, social outings, trainings, and rallies
including a week long Blue Ridge Leaders' School. 

Learn More about the Blue Ridge Leaders' School 

Download the Parent Handbook




Application window for the 2023 session:
September 1 through October 31, 2023.

1. Apply Online
Interested participants should complete the application process online.

Apply Online

2. Submit a Nomination
Applicants must also submit a nomination from someone who is not a family member. This can be a teacher. employee, or friend, for example. Nominations can be submitted online. 

 Submit a Nomination

Once your application and nomination has been received, you will be contacted via email
with an official letter of acceptance and next steps to register. Club registration fees will not be due until that time.



Contact Taylor Gibson with questions.