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NC Youth & Government Program Calendar

Scholarship applications are now open

August 2023

19-20: Officer Summer Planning 
25: Conference Registration Opens | $635 per participant. $50 fee required to register with option to pay in monthly automatic drafts

September 2023

5: Leadership Training with State Office 
18: Delegates who applied prior to Sept. 15 receive scholarship results 
20: Why should you get involved in YAG? Anyone interested in joining our program can attend our alumni panel discussion at 6 p.m. Join via Google Meet

October 2023

1: Conference Payment Draft | Teen Equity Council applications due 
10: Training Session for Delegates, Why Join Mock Trial and Why Court Rulings Matter, 7 p.m. 
3: Leadership Training with State Office 
24: Leadership Training with State Office 
29: Central NC Pre-Conference | YAG SWAG Pre-Orders open (Pick up at Conference) | Ravenscroft School, 1 p.m.

November 2023

1: Conference Payment Draft 
4: West Pre-Conference | Fulton YMCA, 1 p.m. 
5: East Pre-Conference | Epiphany School, 1 p.m. 
7: Legislative Program Support Training Session for Delegates: Understanding the legislative role opportunities or bill writing process, 7 p.m. 
12: Deadline for Delegates in grades 9 - 12 to apply for specialty positions. Apply for a scholarship here
21: Training Session for Delegates: Understanding the Mock Trial Case, Assigning Team Roles & Other Trial Prep, 7 p.m. 
28: Court of Appeals Training Session for Delegates: How to Start Writing Your Brief and Case Law, 7 p.m. 
30: Last day to register. Late registrations will be considered with a $50 late fee. Participants must email the State Director to confirm availability. 

December 2023

1: Conference Payment Draft 
3: Optional submission of first draft bills for feedback 
5: Leadership Training with State Office 
12: Training Session for Delegates, How to Nail your Mock Trial opening & Closing Statements, 7 p.m. 
12: Training for delegates running for an elected position at conference or interested in appointed positions 
15: Last day to cancel and receive a refund ($50 registration fee is non-refundable) Extreme circumstances will be considered by the State Office up to Jan. 7, however, this is not typically awarded due to conference and hotel deadlines.  
19: Court of Appeals Training Sessions for Delegates: How to Achieve the Maximum Score at Conference (scoring guide and courtroom procedure), 7 p.m. 
22: Deadline for Advisors to submit delegation hotel rooming assignments (request an extension by emailing the State Office) | Bill feedback returned.

January 2024

1: Conference Payment Draft 
8: Training Session for Delegates, Mock Trial, A Guide to Questioning a Witness & Being a Star Witness, 7 p.m. 
9: Leadership Training with State Office 
10: Deadline for final Legislative Bills submission and campaign materials submission to State Office | Materials and Jucidial Briefs due to Officers. 
13:  Last day to submit YAG SWAG pre-order. Limited supplies are available at State Conference 
20: Lobbyists and Analysts receive bills 
23: Training Session for Delegates, Mock Trial Elevating Your Case, Entering Evidence, Objections & Other Pro Tips, 7 p.m. 
30: Court of Appeals & Mock Trial Training Session for Delegates: Courtroom Etiquette, 7 p.m.

February 2024

1: Conference payment deadline | Remaining Balance Payment Draft Due 
6: Leadership Training with State Office 
15 - 18: 32nd Annual NC Youth Legislative Conference

March - July 2024

Some delegations continue to meet locally to prepare for the next year. Delegates are encouraged to apply for our YMCA National Summer Events. For more information, contact Amber McClure.

If you have questions about conference registration, call 919-719-9989. If you need to make changes to your conference registration after submission, complete this form.

Program participants must download GuideBook, the official Youth & Government App, prior to arriving at conference. Please speak to your delegation advisor for yearly passcodes

The State Office sends ou virtual meeting links and times to our delegations to share with delegates. If you need access please email the State Office.