- The well-established YMCA program aimed at school-aged children had it’s roots in early YMCA youth programs.
- The term Hi-Y was first officially used in 1927, but the YMCA had been active with youths since the 1850s.
- In India Hi-Y Club formed in 1960 at Hyderabad
- Hi-Y stands for High School YMCA
Objective of the Hi-Y Club
- To CREATE, MAINTAIN and EXTEND to the fullest capacity of one’s ability throughout the home, school and community, HIGH STANDARDS OF MORAL CHARACTER through improvement, brother/sisterhood, equality, and service in High Schools.
- The triangle stands for the trinity in a person’s personality –BODY, MIND and SPIRIT.
- Weekly meetings
- Leadership, Personality and Public Speaking training
- Model Assembly
- Exposure visits etc