YMCA YOUTH CHARACTER AWARDS

Our Youth Character Awards are an opportunity to recognize teens, ages 13-17, in our community who demonstrate exceptional leadership while incorporating the Y values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility into their everyday lives.

WHAT ARE THE YMCA YOUTH CHARACTER AWARDS?

The Y is the nation's leading nonprofit committed to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. At the Y, our core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility are not just a way of thinking – they are an integral part of who we are. They are the essential principles that unite and guide our behavior, our interactions with one another and our decisions.

Our Youth Character Awards are an opportunity to recognize teens, ages 13-17, in our community who demonstrate exceptional leadership while incorporating the Y values into their everyday lives.

Our Mission: To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.