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Beckley Renaissance
407 S Kanawha St
Beckley, WV

Fridays in the Park
Wednesday in the Square
Kids Classic Festival schedule
Kids Fest parade/vendor form
Christmas Parade Form
Vendor / Sponsor Form
Youth Council Application
Taste of Appalachia
Chili Night
Christmas Parade
Sweet Treats Festival
Calendar of Events
Contact Info
Youth Council Application

Beckley Events Youth Council
c/o Beckley Renaissance
P O Box 5015, Beckley WV 25801

Mission: To provide input and assistance regarding youth activities and programming during these Beckley Renaissance’s events:
June/July - Car Shows
August – Appalachian Festival
September – Kids Classic Festival
October – Chili Night
Plus other special events (optional)

- Members must be between the ages of 14 & 19 by June 1st of this year.
- Members will need to:
 - Attend at least 2 meetings
 - Attend and help during at least 3 of the events (min. 3 hours each)

The Youth Council will consist of 10 – 16 members selected from Raleigh County applications. Completed applications must be post-marked by May 20th.

Youth Council Benefits:
- Members serve a one year term
- Member will receive a Youth Council or festival shirt
- Members will develop and implement a youth project / goal
- Members will have the opportunity to meet with committees and learn about planning and promoting special events
- Activities may include event set-up, promotion, admissions, sales, event ambassadors, &/or assist with games, parades, & judging contests
- The Youth Council provides a great opportunity to accomplish community service hours & learn leadership skills.

If interested in serving on the youth council, please complete the attached application and submit it for review by May 20th -- mail completed application to Beckley Renaissance, P O Box 5015, Beckley, WV 25801 or fax to 256-1816. Selected members will be notified by June 7th.


Beckley Events Youth Council Application
c/o Beckley Renaissance
P O Box 5015, Beckley WV 25801

APPLICATION – Please print clearly or type:

Name _____________________________________
Address _____________________________________
City, State, Zip Code _____________________________________
Phone # _____________________________________
Email address _____________________________________
Birth date ________________ 
Age as of June 1 ________ 
School ____________________________________
Grade _____

List extracurricular activities:
1 –
2 –
3 –
Have you assisted in planning events in the past? __ Yes   __ No
If you have assisted in event planning, please specify event: 

List reasons why you are interested in becoming a member of the Youth Council?

What ideas do you have to enhance our events?

Letter of Recommendation: Please attach a letter of reference from someone who is not a relative. (Not required of past Youth Council members re-applying)

If you have any questions concerning the Youth Council or this application, please contact Beckley Renaissance at 304-256-1776 or email jmoorefield@beckley.org.
Please submit this application by May 20. No entry fee required; only a time commitment (minimum 12-20 hours).

Applicant’s Signature
Phone #:

Parent’s Signature (If applicant under 18)        
Phone #: