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2023 New Jersey Youth & Government Conference

Official Conference Dates:

Pre-Legislation Session (Virtual): Sunday, March 19, 2023

NJ Youth & Government Conference: Friday-Sun, April 14-16, 2023

Welcome to the 2023 NJ YAG Conference!

Contact Your Delegation Advisor to Register!

Our Mission

2023 Conference

Friday, April 14 - Sunday, April 16, 2023

Detailed Conference Schedule coming soon!

March 19th, 2023                         Pre-Legislative Session (Virtual)              


March 20th-April 2nd 2023      Bill Strengthening Groups (BSGs)

April 2nd, 2023                         Final Program Submission   

April 14th-16th, 2023               Conference Weekend

Changes for the 2023 Program

2023 Program Costs:

Quad Student fee - $380

Double Student fee - $450

Double Advisor fee - $450

Advisor Single fee - $470

Note - we are now offering students the option to room in Doubles for no additional cost.

No refunds after March 19, 2023

  • To simplify the registration process, we are now removing deposits.  Program Fees will be collected in full at registration. 

  • Conference Structure will return back to Committees and Chambers.  We will be running with 2 Legislatures (Livingston and Wilson), each comprising of multiple committees that will flow bills to the respective Legislatures Assembly/Senate.  

  • Delegates will be assigned by Program Staff to all Committee/Chambers. To help us ensure balance between the Committees/Chambers, please notify Program Staff immediately of any changes or drops in your delegation.

  • Peer to Peer mentoring will still occur at Conference given its reception from our virtual programs

  • The Crisis Co-Op optional session will also still occur at Conference given its reception from our virtual programs



Access the NJ YAG Portal

Students must attend with a registered delegation, typically through their school or local YMCA.

If you'd like to participate and aren't sure there is a delegation for you, please email

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