Once the letter is received, an interview is scheduled with the youth and their parents. Acceptance and site placement are based on availability of positions.
Youth Advisory Council
The Youth Advisory Council is comprised of approximately 12-15 very motivated and driven young leaders. The Council represents all area middle and high school students and serves as a liaison between youth and local government. Joining is an excellent chance to not only speak your mind, but make changes and enhancements in your community.
Eligibility/Ages Only James City County youth in grades 8 through 12 are eligible to apply.
Applying to the Program
A Youth Advisory Council Application (PDF) and interview are required. As part of the application, a one page letter of reference is required from a school counselor, teacher, leader, mentor or other adult that can speak to your abilities and personality traits. Applications are accepted until all council positions are filled.
Submission Applications can be submitted in the following ways:
Teen Program Coordinator
5340 Palmer Lane
Williamsburg, VA, 23188