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Through our creative ethos high school students become ambassadors of the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum!

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Partnership Announcement

We are exited to be joining forces with the US Olympic & Paralympic museum to pioneer their Olympic education initiatives

 Ambassadors experience a one of kind youth leadership online program.

 
YCA is uniquely inspirational
— Atharva Vispute , Winner of YCA class of 2019

Ambassadors see the world and discover their story

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Positive change happens one step at a time, together we must keep taking steps.
— Lauren Lovingood , YCA class of 2018
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Ambassadors experience first hand all about “Olympic City USA”

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Learning all about the Olympics broadened my world perspective
— Abram Aveda, YCA class of 2017
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 Ambassadors get to travel to the Origin’s of the Olympics in Greece

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YCA Numbers

 

44

Schools

250

Ambassadors +

10

Partners

1

Mission

 
 

Program

  1. Each YCA class begins every year on June 1st. High School students who would like to join the program are invited to submit a short online essay to our website. The online essay period concludes on Oct 1st. Shortly after each school selects their YCA - that will take part to YCA’s leadership series.

  2. The YCA leadership series take place via 10 events and online course series that take place between November and June.

  3. The YCA program concludes with an international trip to birthplace of the Olympic Games in Greece.

 

1. On-line essay invitation

From June 1st to Oct 1st all high school students have the opportunity to submit a short essay about what they would say to the world about Olympic City USA. Nominees from each school are selected to attend YCA’s leadership program .
 

2. LEADERSHIP SERIES

Ten leadership events and ten online development courses take place from December to June each year help YCA’s discover all about the Olympic City USA, build lasting friendships and learn how to develop leadership and entrepreneurial skills.
 

3. International Trip

The YCA program culminates with an international trip to the birthplace of the Olympic Games in Greece. This group trip is tailored for YCA’s and their families to visit the cradle of western civilization and learn all about the Origins of YCA.

 
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I gained the encouragement to exploring Olympic City USA and becoming an active teen liaison
— Angelique Weston, YCA class of 2019
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ACTIVITY HIGHLIGHT

 

2019 Origin Trip

 

 

Alumni

Engage with the YCA network

mEET THE CLASS OF 2020

All about the new class

Visit Origin

See the world, discover your story

 
 
Connected with people across the city
— Erin , YCA class of 2018
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