Model UN Advisor Resources

Y-MUN will return in-person to Hershey Lodge in 2022!

Official Conference Dates: Fri-Sun, January 7-9, 2022

Special policies will be in effect due to COVID-19 and may change at any time.

Make sure to contact Beth & Corrien to confirm your delegation will be attending!

 

Links & Contacts

Committees & Topics

2022 Conference Info (includes Major Changes, Key Dates)

Student Leadership Opportunities

Secretary-General Election

Registration

COVID-19 Policies

Roster Information (password required)

Primary Delegation Advisor Contacts: Beth Baum (bbaum@ymcace.org) & Corrien Elmore-Stratton (c.elmore-stratton@philaymca.org)

All Registration Questions/Issues: reg@y-mun.org

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Important Notes

  • Inform Beth & Corrien that your delegation is attending

  • Make sure all delegates and advisors (lead advisors, chaperones, nurses) register by October 31

  • All delegates will pay a $75 deposit during registration. The balance can be paid directly by them or as a group through the delegation. Please instruct your students on which method you prefer.

  • Committee assignments will be available around November 8, at which point research paper resources will be available on the website.

  • Delegates will use Google Classroom to submit papers and collaborate for Mock Session

  • Virtual Mock Session with take place on Sunday, December 12. All participants are expected to attend. More information coming soon.

  • Throughout the fall, please focus your time with students on parliamentary procedure, resolution writing, and public speaking. We will continue to hold advisor meetings focused on conference logistics.

Advisor Responsibilities

Prior to Conference

  • Meet as a delegation on a regular basis to ensure that students are prepared for conference

  • Assist students as they prepare research and pre-conference assignments, practice parliamentary procedure and YMCA core values (honesty, respect, caring and responsibility)

  • Relay information on registration, health and safety requirements, and logistics to students

During Conference:

  • Supervise delegates during assigned committee sessions

    • Conference committee staff is responsible for supporting the student officer(s) and executing the conference program, not delegate supervision

    • Advisors are responsible for sign-in and -out, enforcing conference dress code and COVID-19 policies, and addressing behavioral issues

  • Supervise delegates during meals, ceremonies, free time activities, and other mixed-group sessions (helping to monitor behavior and keep decorum)

  • Supervise delegates in hotel rooms.

    • Advisors are responsible for ensuring conference curfew is met, and are required to remain in the hallway for a minimum of 30 minutes after curfew to ensure students are quiet and in their rooms

    • Hotel Security will be monitoring our conference space throughout the evening to aid advisors in maintaining a safe space for our young people

  • Facilitate delegation roundtables for group reflection and updated logistics

  • Attend advisor meetings when scheduled during the conference

  • As needed, serve on conference award committees, participate in focus groups

All Attendees Must Register! Register Today!