YMCA Youth Leadership Development Program

The Youth Leadership Development (YLD) Program gives youth ages 10-18 a chance to grow as individuals and learn what it means to be a leader in their community. Youth explore relevant issues in today’s society in a safe and fun environment while building positive relationships and preparing for their future. This program, hosted by the YMCA, is held at the SFU Surrey-TD CEC once per week on Thursday evenings and includes SFU student volunteers as youth leaders.

A sample schedule is as follows:


  • Check In quest
  • ionUseless fact of the day
  • Relevant current event


  • Activity, game, or activity
  • Discussion of activity, game, or activity


  • Break


  • Activity game, activity, discussion


  • Debrief the evening
  • Announcements

The workshops will be delivered by YMCA staff/volunteers and SFU volunteers at the SFU CEC located at the City Centre Library (10350 University Drive, Surrey BC) in room 401 from 6:30pm-8:30pm every Thursday starting in September and running until June.

The workshop fee will be: $25.00 per person.

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