The State YMCA Michigan Youth in Government program provides the perfect hands-on civics engagement experience that will bring government to life for your students. MYIG participation supports Social Studies Proficiencies, Core Democratic Values, and Constitutional Principles. Teachers may earn SCECHs through participation. For more information go to www.myig.org, or call the MYIG State Office at 517-639-4480. Now is the time to form a delegation and be part of the 66th year of Michigan Youth in Government! Conference dates for Middle School are November 24-26, 2013. There are two choices for high School conferences, February 26-March 2, 2014 or March 19-23, 2014. Conferences take place in Lansing, MI in the State Capitol Building. Contact the program by email at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in more information.