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Camp Congress for Girls New Orleans 2016

Girls in Politics Initiative™

Sunday, November 13, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (CST)

Camp Congress for Girls New Orleans 2016

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Camp Congress for Girls New Orleans 2016 Oct 31, 2016 $160.00 $4.99
Girl Scouts Rate - Camp Congress for Girls New Orleans 2016 Oct 31, 2016 $120.00 $3.99
Activity Duty Military Rate - Camp Congress for Girls New Orleans 2016 Oct 31, 2016 $120.00 $3.99
Group Rate - Camp Congress for Girls New Orleans 2016 Oct 31, 2016 $110.00 $3.74

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Camp Congress for Girls New Orleans 2016 is a leadership program that introduces girls ages 9 to 15 to politics. Camp begins with a girl-friendly 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 slogan, campaign finance plan, campaign marketing materials and a political ad for television. 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. 

Girl Scouts participating in Camp Congress for Girls will receive a Citizen Legacy badge upon completion of the program. The camp day runs from 8am to 5pm. The registration fee includes program materials and lunch. No refunds will be given for camp registration fees unless the organizer cancels or reschedules the session. The general camp fee is $140 and the Girl Scout registration fee is $120. For additional information contact us via email at info@girlsinpolitics.org or 202-660-1457 ext 2. 

Watch the Girls in Politics Initiative Watch™ on RTL Nieuws New York. "Bestemming Witte Huis (afl. 25): Vrouwen aan de macht" https://youtu.be/YDxjMrAievo

 Watch the Girls in Politics Initiative™ on MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry Show. “Camp empowers young girls to run for office” http://video.msnbc.msn.com/mhp/52698319

 

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New Orleans, LA

Sunday, November 13, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (CST)


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Girls in Politics Initiative™

The Girls in Politics Initiative (“GIP”) is an international civic education program created and administered by the Political Institute for Women. Our GIP programs introduce girls ages 8 to 17 to politics, policy, the work of the United States Congress, parliamentary governments and the work of the United Nations. We host GIP programs in the United States, Canada, Mexico and the United Kingdom. Educational, social and political organizations may also book a private and/or customized GIP program. To request a private or customized event email info@girlsinpolitics.org

 

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