Youth Council

The High Point Youth Council is composed of representatives from the youth population of High Point and its surrounding area. The High Point Youth Council is highly regarded within the State Youth Council.

Mission
The High Point Youth Council strives to make High Point a more enjoyable place for its youth through the wide variety of educational, social, recreational, and service projects it provides High Point. The Youth Council provides a unique opportunity to:
  • Build leadership skills and techniques
  • Learn organizational and administrative skills
  • Enhance personal skills
  • Enjoy social and recreational outings
  • Be a member of an active, exciting organization
Youth Council members in blue shirts pose as a group

Membership


Any youth who is willing to accept the responsibility and challenge can be a member. Membership is open to High Point area high school students, grades 8-12. Please complete a Youth Council Application (PDF) if interested.

Executive Offices


The Youth Council has three permanent offices:
  • Chairperson
  • Vice-Chairperson
  • Secretary
These officers and and adult advisor compose the Executive Board or the policy making body.

Projects


All Youth Council projects are selected and conducted by the Youth Council. Once a project is selected, the members of the Youth Council coordinate the efforts of the project. Projects include both local and statewide events.

North Carolina State Youth Council


The Youth Council has been a part of the North Carolina State Youth Council since 1973. This association enables the Youth Council to interact with other Youth Councils across the state.

Meetings


The State Youth Council conducts quarterly meetings with local Youth Councils serving as hosts
  • Local council awards are given for projects and outstanding service.
  • Mini-grant money is made available by the State Legislature to new and existing youth groups.
  • State committees meet.
  • State Youth Council business is conducted.

Leadership Conference


Each state leadership conference also includes opportunities for each delegate to grow and improve their individual skills. These meetings also help prepare youth for statewide activities such as:
  • Governor's Page Program
  • State Youth Legislative Assembly
  • Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD)
  • Youth in Government and many more state sponsored programs

More Information


To find out more about Youth Council, ask any member, visit our Facebook page at High Point Youth Council, call Nicole Hale at 336-883-3407 or attend a Youth Council meeting. Meetings are held monthly. Call to find out the next meeting date.

Closings & Cancellations


For more information on the closing of facilities and cancelling of events, visit our Closings, Cancellations and Changes page.