Local Youth Councils


    The State Youth Council is composed of youth representatives from local youth councils.

    Each local youth council is unique and provides opportunities for youth to get involved in their own communities, build leadership skills, and have fun!

    The Youth Advisory Council functions to:

    • Advise the youth councils of North Carolina
    • Encourage state and local councils to take active parts in governmental and civic affairs
    • Promote and participate in leadership and citizenship programs, and cooperate with other youth-oriented groups
    • Receive on behalf of the Department of Administration and recommend expenditure of gifts and grants from public and private donors
    • Establish procedures for the election of its youth representatives by the State Youth Council.

    Some of the youth councils have their own websites - follow the links to find out what the local youth councils are up to.

    Related Documents
    Local Youth Councils Directory