By Amy Dennis, 2017 Media Director

In a few short weeks hundreds of delegates will gather in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina to participate in the 50th YMCA Youth Conference on National Affairs. This monumental conference has seen its fair share of delegates, and soon the 2017 group will be added to the list of individuals whose lives have been enriched by the open discourse and lifelong friendships made. Following the conclusion of the conference there will be a 50th Anniversary Celebration where alumni of the conference will return to participate in panel discussions and have the opportunity to see old friends and reminisce about their time at the conference. Keep up with all things CONA by following our media team:

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