YLA Youth & Government Seminars Overview

8th graders are introduced to state government by observing and interacting with state leaders during the legislative session.2015 8th Grade YGS

The YLA Youth & Government Seminars are an annual cooperative effort of the West Virginia Department of Education and the Youth Leadership Association. The program brings WV eighth grade students from all sections of the state to Charleston, WV, for three days while the Legislature is in session. The Youth & Government Seminars provide an opportunity for eighth grade students throughout the state to learn more about state government by observing it and interacting with its leaders.