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Civic Engagement Programs

Model UN – Grades 7-12

Over 1500 students from 4 states participate in the original Model UN program.  Students at North Hunterdon, Voorhees, Hunterdon Central, Readington Middle and JP Case Middle School can participate through the club at their school.  High school students attend Model UN 1 and Middle School students attend Model UN 2.   In both programs, students take on the role of a United Nations delegate from an assigned country and work with other delegates to propose solutions to assigned topics.  Other interested students can participate as part of a YMCA based group and we are seeking other schools interested in starting clubs.  The program runs September through January.

New Jersey Youth and Government – Grades 7-12

Over 500 students participate in this model Legislature program.  Students at North Hunterdon, Voorhees, Hunterdon Central High Schools , Readington Middle and and JP Case Middle School can participate through clubs at their school.  Other interested students can participate as part of a YMCA group and we are currently seeking schools interested in starting clubs.  The program runs January through April.

In Youth and Government, students take on the role of a New Jersey legislator and propose a bill to be come a law.   Students spend the 3 day conference attempting to get their bill passed through a model of the NJ legislature, from committee to the youth governor and his/her cabinet.

Contact Information
Len Yacullo
908-483-4930
Email: lyacullo@hcymca.org

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Service Learning

Leaders Club – Grades 7-12

The Leaders Club is a group of junior high school and high school students who learn to work together while helping the YMCA and the community.  Members plan recreational activities as well as special events and service projects.  All are welcome, no fee for participation.

Meetings are held year-round twice per month, Thursdays from 6:45-7:30

Contact Information
John Rice
Phone: 908-782-1044 x 4934
Email: jrice@hcymca.org

august

04aug2:30 pm3 on 3 Basketball TournamentCo-ed Tournament

07aug6:00 pm7:00 pmSwim Team Tryouts

18aug6:00 pm7:00 pmSwim Team Tryouts

24aug9:00 am12:00 pmTogetherhood Day of ServiceAmerica's Grow A Row

september

06sep6:30 pm8:00 pmFamily First Friday - CircusSave The Date!

09sep12:30 pmHealthy OutlooksALTERNATIVE APPROACHES TO MANAGING PAIN FOR OLDER ADULTS

14sep6:30 pm8:00 pmSecond Saturday - Teen NightSave The Date!

21sep10:00 am2:00 pmUltimate Field Day!A Throwback Event for Adults

october

04oct6:30 pm8:00 pmFamily First Friday - Game Show ArenaSave The Date!

09oct8:30 am4:30 pmSCHOOLS OUT: NERF & Ninja DaySave The Date!

11oct6:30 pm8:00 pmFamily Paint NightSave The Date!

12oct6:30 pm8:00 pmSecond Saturday - Teen NightSave The Date!

november

01nov6:30 pm8:00 pmFamily First Friday - Planet EarthSave The Date!

15nov4:00 pm9:00 pmYMCA Ninja Warrior ContestSave The Date!

22nov6:30 pm11:00 pmComedy NightSave The Date!

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