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Savannah Youth Council


Congratulations to the Graduates of
Savannah Youth Council 
Class of 2015-2016!

The Savannah Youth Council is currently accepting applications for the 2016-2017 Council. Applications are due by Friday, April 29, 2016.

    2016 Application

Applications can be returned by email to , faxed to (912) 651-6408 marked Attn: Carliss Bates, or mailed to:
City of Savannah
ATTN: Carliss Bates
P.O. Box 1027
Savannah, GA 31402


ATTN: Lesa Hagins
P.O. Box 1027
Savannah, GA 31402

Mission Statement
Savannah Youth Council
It is the mission of the Savannah Youth Council (SYC) to provide local youth with the experience of working with city government while obtaining a sense of civic responsibility as well as the opportunity to develop and demonstrate leadership skills.

Who Are we?
Composed of a diverse group of 8th grade students, the Savannah Youth Council is a result of the Mayor and Aldermen’s vision to provide a support system which will encourage young people to expand, develop, and grow toward a successful and productive future. The Youth Council provides members with leadership opportunities and knowledge of local government. Savannah Youth Council has been in existence since 2004.

What is the Purpose?
To promote and recognize the accomplishments and contributions of youth to the City of Savannah.

2016 Earth Day at Forsyth Park
2015-2016 Graduation Recap1
2015-2016 Graduation Recap2
2015-2016 Graduation Recap3

What do we do?
Learn and actively participate in our local government, work together on group projects, demonstrate leadership and participate in community service activities.

How Can You Join?
For more information, contact Carliss Bates at 651-6703 or Lesa Hagins at (912) 525-3100 ext. 1335.

Follow SYC on Facebook.

Contact Us
Carliss Bates
Community Relations & Internships Administrator
(912) 651-6703

Joe Shearouse, Jr.
Internship Program Coordinator
(912) 651-6401