Nominations for the 2021 Awards is closed. If you are looking to nominate for the 2022 Awards, please check back in December for an update of when the new nomination form will be released.

Join the YMCA of the Northwoods in celebrating values vital to our community’s future by nominating a teen who is making a difference in the lives of others. The Y Teen Character Award recognizes teens that demonstrate the Y’s core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility. Teachers, counselors, coaches, neighbors, family, and friends are just a few examples of individuals who are encouraged to nominate teens to receive a Y Teen Character Award. Please nominate a teen who meets the following criteria or pass this information on to any individuals you think would know of a possible nominee.