Community

Youth Council

Our Purpose

The Lehi Youth Council is dedicated to providing leadership training and service opportunities for interested Lehi youth in grades 10-12. With a Youth Mayor, Youth Council Members, and Youth Council Committee, the members learn how our local government works and how to make positive changes in the community. The Youth Council helps the elected officials understand the needs of children and youth in the community and works with groups throughout the city to provide service and leadership opportunities. And on top of all this, we have fun!

The members of the Youth Council attend a legislative session at the Utah State Capitol each January where they have the opportunity to meet our legislators and hear guest speakers such as Dale Murphy and Rudy Guiliani. There is an annual convention of Youth Councils held each March at Utah State University in Logan where councils learn from and compete against each other. This 3-day event is full of training sessions, activity sessions, and even a dance. The youth members will choose the activities and opportunities that they will participate in throughout the year.

Requirements

A member of the Lehi Youth Council must:

  • Live in or attend school in Lehi City.
  • Be in grades 10-12 during the school year.
  • Be willing and able to commit 2-3 hours a month for one year to the position
  • Be willing to abide by a code of conduct that will be determined and enforced by the members of the Youth Council

Lehi Youth Council Application
Field trip permission and release of liability form[1]

 

Email applications to twilson@www.lehi-ut.gov, or mail to Lehi City, Attn: Teisha Wilson, 153 N 100 E, Lehi, UT 84043.

Questions? Please contact Teisha Wilson at 385.201.1000 or twilson@lehi-ut.gov

For more information on the Youth Council program, please go to the Association of Youth Councils website.

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