YMCA Model United Nations is a program for middle school students designed to promote engagement with, and understanding of, their world. The program relies on an experience based model, where participants learn by doing - collaboratively developing solutions to real world issues and presenting them to their peers and international experts. Over the course of the program participants will learn the history and purpose of the UN, improve their grasp of world geography, discuss and debate major international issues, and gain an appreciation for multiple world cultures.
The program structure includes weekly delegation meetings, three cultural events (approximately 45-60 minutes each) and 2 regional conferences (2-3 hours per day) with participants from across Northern California. Due to Covid-19 all programming for the 2021 program will be virtual
Conference Dates: April 18 and May 22-23
Cultural Events: March 9, April 6 and May 11
Program Cost: $250.00 - Financial Assistance Available