YCS is a cell based movement  which groups of student in a particular community (school, parish, village, city, etc.)  gathering together regularly to do Review of Life and other .

YCS is a Movement not just an organization, club, association or federation. A community of students with a common vision of making God's Kingdom reign on this earth here and now, for all people to live in dignity.

YCS is an International Catholic Organization (ICO) recognized by the Vatican, and an International Non Governmental Organization (NGO), with consultative status at United Nations ECOSOC.