Jr Camp Congress for Girls Indianapolis 2023 is a leadership program that introduces girls, ages 8-11, to U.S. politics. Camp begins with a lesson on the structure of our political system. Each girl will choose to run for a seat in the US House of Representatives, the US Senate or for the presidency. She will create her own campaign with a platform, campaign finance plan, and film a political ad. All campers will register to vote and then vote in an election. Once elected to Congress and sworn in, the newly installed members of Congress will learn how to introduce a bill, debate the merits of the bill, lobby fellow legislators, collaborate with the Executive branch and finally vote on the proposed bill. Camp will culminate with a ceremonial signing of the bill by our Ms. President. All participants will receive Certificate of Completion. Looking for more events? View our 2022-2023 schedule at https://buytickets.at/girlsinpoliticsinitiative
Each Students will be served two pre-packed individual snacks, lunch will not be served. The class runs from 8am to 12pmET. For additional information contact us at +1 866-226-5911 extension 1, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our website at www.girlsinpolitics.com.
Answers to frequently asked questions and COVID-19 protocols.
Is the registration fee refundable? The registration fee is non-refundable unless the organizer cancels the session. If a participant is unable to attend a session a credit will be placed on file that may be used at any time for a future program. The credit does not expire.
Is this a partisan program or supported by a political party? No, the Girls in Politics Initiative is an independent organization that is self-funded through the fees generated from hosting sessions. The curriculum is civic education.
Who are the instructors? Our Lead Instructors are women that currently or have previously worked in government or electoral politics. Our support staffers are current or former licensed teachers. Our instructors and support staff have criminal background checks.
COVID-19 Policy (Updated November 1, 2022)
To ensure the health and security of our participants, instructors and support staff, the Girls in Politics Initiative has implemented the following policy:
Everyday prevention measures (regardless of COVID-19 Community Level)
Enhanced prevention measures for High COVID-19 Community Levels
Regardless of COVID-19 community level, we encourage everyone to respect the choice of others who wish to wear a mask.