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Montana Youth & Government




The Montana YMCA Youth and Government Program provides a fun and educational Youth Legislature and Model Supreme Court for high school students which allows them to learn about state government and the political process. The program is based on the rules, procedures, and traditions of the real Montana Legislature and Supreme Court.

Advisor Letter 2019

Application for Special Positions Link

Quick Guide: Drafting a Bill

Motions Cheat Sheet

Click here to watch the "How to Register" video from Regy!


2019 Montana Youth & Government

May 12th - May 15th, 2019

Montana State Capitol, Helena


2019 Officers

Governor: Luke Heaphy, Butte Central

Lt. Governor: TBA

Secretary of State: Katherine Reid, Park High

President of the Senate: Clint Connors, Butte High

Speaker of the House: Thomas Penley, Capital High

Chief Justice: Leif Clark, Butte High


Special Application/Appointed Positions 2019

Clerks: TBA



Secretary of State

Supreme Court

Chaplain: TBA

Sergeant at Arms: TBA



Due Dates 2019

Friday- December 21st   Registration (On-Line at regy.co)

Friday – March 15th         Registration and Special Position Applications DUE (On-Line)

Tuesday – March 19th      Legal Briefs Due (On-line at regy.co)

Sunday – March 24th      Elected Officers Meet in HELENA; location TBA (11:00am to 2:00pm)

Monday – March 25th    Special Application Positions Announced

Friday – March 29th         Bills/Lobbyist Information/Press Editorials/Platforms Due.  1 bill per legislator,  MINIMUM; 2 bills per legislator, maximum.  File names will include the author’s name and the delegation’s name.

Monday- April 8th     Bench Memos due (email to [email protected])

Sunday – April 14th  Leadership Training for Committee Chairs, Vice-Chairs, and Officers – ONLINE PROGRAM TBA

Sunday – April 28th      Leadership Training for Committee Chairs, Vice-Chairs, and Officers – ONLINE PROGRAM TBA

Friday – TBA                 Justice Training in Helena-Supreme Court Building

Friday – May 3rd      Balance of Payments due (Helena YMCA)

May 12th, 13th, 14th & 15th    State Conference

Tuesday – May 14th Advisory Board Meeting @ Capitol; 7:00 am          (Youth Governor & Youth Chief Justice need to attend – talk to Mrs. Tymofichuk if you need help with transportation!)

If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Miya Tymofichuk    406-223-6207 (cell), [email protected]



Mon-Fri: 5:30 AM-9 PM
Saturday: 8 AM-3 PM
Sunday: 11 AM-3 PM
Summer Hours Memorial Day-Labor Day
Holiday Schedule

Drop-In Day Care Hours

Mon-Fri: 8:30 AM-1:00 PM
Mon-Thurs: 4:30 PM-7:00 PM
Ages 3 months to 8 years

Helena Family YMCA

1200 North Last Chance Gulch
Helena MT 59601
Phone: (406) 442-9622
Fax: (406) 442-2577