For every kid.


experiencing life to the full.

Young Life is in the world of high school students—learning their names, hearing their stories, having fun, and sharing with them the hope of a God who knows them and loves them.

If there is a Young Life ministry in your community, there are a variety of ways students can take part in it, whether it's going to Camp, Club, Campaigners, serving on Work Crew or in leadership roles.


Walking alongside middle school kids as they ache for acceptance.

Middle schoolers are at a crossroads and anxious to carve out their own identities. WyldLife leaders enter their world and walk alongside them in an overwhelming yet amazing world, helping them learn what life is all about.


celebrating kids of all abilities.

Capernaum is an outreach and discipleship ministry of Young Life that creates spaces of belonging for teens and young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Current Capernaum Ministries in our Region:
Eastern Ottawa County, Greater Holland Area, Greater Grand Rapids Area (Northeast GR​ and Southwest GR), Little Traverse Bay, Southwest Michigan

Contact Capernaum Regional Coordinator, Eli Margaron


Teen moms need to know they are not alone.

For more than 20 years, YoungLives has been reaching teen moms and shaping future generations.

Current YoungLives​ Ministries in the Region:
Eastern Ottawa County, Greater Grand Rapids Area (Central​ & Southwest), Greater Holland Area, Kalamazoo, Traverse City & Little Traverse Bay Area

Contact YoungLives RegionalCoordinator, Missy Johnson


experience community, adventure, and significance.

College students face big decisions and are often on their own and alone. Young Life College invites students to experience community, adventure, and significance.

Current YL College Ministries in the Region:
Davenport, Grand Valley State University, Hope College, Northern Michigan, Western Michigan, University of Notre Dame.

Other Opportunities for College Students:
​ ​ ​ ​ YL Leadership Weekend // September
​ ​ ​ ​ YL College Weekend at TWL // October
​ ​ ​ ​ Work Week at TWL // May
​ ​ ​ ​ Summer Staff at Camp // Summer

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