YLA’s Mission
We believe that helping youth achieve their full potential is our primary mission. We seek to help youth develop leadership and citizenship skills for a lifelong commitment to service through character building programs for all that strengthen spirit, mind and body.

YLA’s Vision
People with a YLA experience will be in every community helping to create better futures for all.

YLA youth volunteer to improve their schools and communities and expand their YLA experience by participating in Youth in Government Student Legislature or Supreme Court, Model United Nations Assemblies, Youth & Government Seminars at the Capitol, Leadership / Entrepreneurship Summits at Horseshoe, and activities at Cave Lake.

YLA is open to all including schools, HI-Ys, community groups, Ys, Student Councils, Scouts, FFA, Career Clubs, City Government Youth Councils, faith based groups, on-line students, home schools, and individuals. .


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Ohio-West Virginia Youth Leadership Association
P.O. Box 239    Pt. Pleasant, WV 25550
The Ohio-West Virginia Youth Leadership Association is a
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