IRYA promotes youth leadership to its highest level and asks youth to make a difference in the lives of others.


Our Mission, Our Values


IRYA maintains and supports quality programs for students in grades 9-12.  We promote positive youth development and public service values, and encourage Iron Range youth to become young leaders who are better engaged with their communities.  At the same time, we work to bring positive changes to Northern Minnesota through partnerships with area businesses, organizations and elected officials.     


Upcoming Events

Event StartTitleLocation
7/10/2017 10:00 AM Hibbing IRYA Meeting (Events page) JJ's Coffee and Cream
7/17/2017 10:00 AM Virginia IRYA Meeting (Events page) The Shop Coffee House
7/21/2017 5:00 PM Relay For Life-Hibbing Bennett Park (Events page) Bennett Park
7/25/2017 7:00 AM IRYA Service Learning Trip (Events page) All High Schools
8/10/2017 8:00 AM American Lung Association Booth (Events page) St. Louis County Fair

Our Program

                IRYA is a St. Louis County Youth Program serving 400 youth participants in 11 high schools within 37 communities in Northern Minnesota. Through service learning projects and other activities, high school students gain leadership skills, volunteer experience, and civic engagement. 

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