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YAPA presents

for middle school students

About the Camp

This camp will equip you with the skills, knowledge, and legislative literacy to be effective advocates, while having fun collaborating with other students with similar interests! Camp speakers will include real policy makers with extensive background who will share about their experience and answer students’ questions.  Finally, campers will plan and execute a project on an issue of their choice with the help of our mentors, with a chance to win awards at the closing ceremony for excellence, creativity, and more.

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Camp Daily Schedule

  • Skill building topics may include: Government 101, public speaking, introduction to advocacy, campaign and marketing, writing and research skills, etc.

  • Advocacy/Service project topics may include: create a promotional campaign for non-profit, local bill research, create local community event, etc.

  • Speakers and VIP for our lunch panel may include: community leaders, school board members, city councils, mayors, leaders from non-profit, social entrepreneurs, etc.

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