The Youth Excellence Society (YES) is a charitable organization that provides exceptional leadership training to British Columbia’s youth through the support of the province’s co-operative and credit union movement. 

For over 45 years, the YES has been providing a unique learning experience for over 15,000 youth across BC. The YES has no religious affiliation.

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We believe our programming not only changes the lives of our participants,

but provides them with the tools and skills to create positive change

in their family, school, and community.

Summer Camps

School Programs

The YES was the best thing that has happened to my daughter and I have no doubt that the skills she has learned there will continue to help foster her into a pretty terrific human being for a long time to come.

-Heather, Parent of YES Camp Participant

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The YES is grateful to work on Lekwungen and W̱SÁNEĆ Homelands and run camp programming on the lands of the Lake Cowichan First Nation

Mailing address:


PO Box 45033

Victoria, B.C.

V9A 0C3

Contact information:

Phone: 604-960-1377


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