Youth Engagement


Young Leaders Initiative

The YMCA is committed to developing programming that is inspired by youth for youth. Our Young Leaders Initiative is a group of YMCA volunteers, ages 17-30, who have been working together since January 2015 to advise & develop programming for youth in Oakville. They have been the driving force behind our Youth Travel & Exchange [...]

September 29th, 2016|Youth Engagement|

Youth Travel Exchange Program

"This exchange is a great opportunity to meet new people, form new bonds, explore a new environment, discover a different culture and see the other side of Canada. 100% would do it again." This year, the YMCA of Oakville will be hosting our third national youth exchange! The 2018 youth exchange will be in partnership [...]

January 11th, 2016|Youth Engagement|

Youth Leadership Programs

YMCA Youth Leadership Programs provide a safe place for youth to develop team work, communication, creativity, and gain a deeper understanding for the Oakville community. Participants will work together to create and implement community building opportunities with the support of their mentors, while having fun and gaining new friends. 10-13 yrs Do you [...]

July 14th, 2015|Youth Engagement|