Youth Specialties serves as the go-to Christian think tank focused specifically on identifying and leveraging trends and creating resources to better impact each new generation of students, grades 6-12. For more than 40 years, Youth Specialties—also referred to as YS—has been the international thought-leader organization for Christian youth workers from just about every denomination. Each year Youth Specialties unveils the very latest thinking and ideas for reaching youth at its events:
With an international focus—to serve youth workers around the world—Youth Specialties has been serving Latin American countries and Canada for more than 10 years. In Latin America, Youth Specialties is known as Especialidades Juveniles (EJ). Led by Lucas Leys, EJ has held a Spanish International youth workers convention (Convencion Internaciona lLiderazgo Juvenil) every year since 2000. And in 2007, Youth Specialties launched the Canadian Youth Workers Conference (CYWC). www.YouthSpecialties.com
Founded in 1968, Youth Specialties has been a go-to resource for hundreds of thousands of pastors and youth workers. In its 40-year history, more than 25,000 churches have participated at one of Youth Specialties 2,300 events, held in 110 cities in eight countries. Each day thousands visit www.YouthSpecialties.com to find fresh thinking, innovative resources and real-life ideas for impacting each new generation for the Kingdom.