Registration for 2023 YIG is now closed.


Registration for 2023 YIG is now closed.

A note regarding financial assistance: The YMCA offers financial assistance through discounted fees to students who have financial limitations but still want to participate in our programs. Please apply for financial assistance prior to registering. The application process will ask for previous years' taxes and/or pay stubs; students who qualify for Free and Reduced Lunch can submit their verification letter instead.

Apply for Financial Assistance

Before beginning registration, please gather the following: 

  • Credit Card – You will need to pay a deposit via credit card. If other accommodations need to be made, please contact your Delegation Director.
  • Delegation Name – The YMCA or school that your student is a participant with.
  • Student's Program Area Preferences – During this step of the process, you will select your student's program area preferences for the conference. Please be sure to communicate with them on their top three choices. Program Area descriptions are available in the YIG Brochure.
  • Student's Email – This must be unique and different from your email or any other student's email otherwise their registration WILL NOT WORKThe Center for Youth Voice only communicates with students about YIG-related matters. Student email addresses are never shared outside the YMCA.

Registration for 2023 YIG is now closed.

After completing your registration, your student should receive an e-mail with their Regy account information, which confirms they are registered for Youth in Government 2023.

If you have any issues or questions, please reach out to the Customer Service Center.

Refund and cancellation policy

Except in case of extenuating circumstances that are determined on a case-by-case basis, the refund policy for Youth in Government is as follows:

  • The registration deposit ($100) is never refundable.
  • After the first payment deadline (11/15/22), the registration deposit plus the first half of remaining fees ($100 + $189.50) made are no longer refundable.
  • After the second payment deadline (12/13/22), no fees are refundable. 
  • Organizations that receive a group bill for participants from the Center for Youth Voice will fall under the same refund timeline and policies as described above.
  • Cancellations must be in writing and are submitted to the local Delegation Director, not the Center for Youth Voice.
  • If a delegate has a significant discipline issue or violation of the Code of Conduct, we reserve the right to dismiss the delegate, without refund, for the remainder of the session.

Registration for 2023 YIG is now closed.

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