The YMCA Jr. Leaders Club for middle school youth and Leaders Club for high school youth provide youth with knowledge and communication skills through volunteer opportunities in YMCA programs and the local community. The Leaders programs build self- confidence, a culture of service, and the qualities of leadership through team building activities, group projects, as well as team discussions and reflections. The Leaders Club program encourage each youth to make a positive impact in their community. A Leader must possess strong character, positive attitude, and maintain their grades throughout the school year. Leaders Club holds weekly meetings and is held during the school year.