Leadership Programs

Action Team (Formerly SWAG)

Action Team is an after-school leadership program for middle school students hosted by YCS and the City of Palo Alto Recreation Department. Action Team combines service-learning and leadership training through participation in meaningful projects and activities. Students will learn about topics such as environmental stewardship, civic engagement, health, hunger, and homelessness. Action Team will include speakers, service trips, […]


Summer of Service

Each summer, Youth Community Service offers two-week Summer of Service camps for middle school youth, as well as a Freshman Leadership Camp for entering ninth-graders. Campers develop leadership skills, have fun, and meet lots of new friends while helping out in the community.


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