YMCA Macedonia

Macedonia – National Council of YMCAs

Date of foundation of the YMCA: 1999

Membership Status:  Not member

Brief YMCA History

In Macedonia the first local YMCA was formed in 1999 in Skopje. Today in Macedonia there are two local YMCA associations in Skopje and Bitola united as YMCA Macedonia.

YMCA Macedonia is full member of YMCA Europe since 2008.

The headquarters of YMCA Macedonia is based in Bitola providing activities and opportunities for more than 2.000 young people annually.

Mission Statement

YMCA Macedonia emphasize the interaction among our youth working together for personal development of spirit, mind and body. We stimulate our young people in their diversity and creativity providing opportunities for better future for all.

Main Programmes

We see youth as our main target group, human recourse and development potential. We offer them possibilities for healthy development of spirit, mind and body through different group and personal activities involving creative work, intellectual challenges and getting new skills and knowledge. We empower all, especially young people to take increased responsibilities and assume leadership at all levels. We are building awareness of the cultural differences.

Our main programmes are:

•    Voluntary Service
•    Y-Training
•    Camps, Festivals
•    Healthy lifestyle
•    Y-Movie
•    Y-Comic
•    Blog

Macedonia – Address – National Office

Viktor Illiev – Secretary General
Vasko Karangelevski REMO 1/*3*/42
7000, Bitola – Republic of Macedonia
Phone office : 00 389 47 610 669
E-mail: ymcamacedonia@yahoo.com

On-line presence


YMCA Skopje
Facebook Skopje
YMCA Bitola