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Camp Congress for Girls Las Vegas 2018

Girls in Politics Initiative™

Saturday, January 20, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (PST)

Camp Congress for Girls Las Vegas 2018

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Camp Congress for Girls Las Vegas 2018 Dec 31, 2017 $160.00 $4.99
Girl Scouts Rate - Camp Congress for Girls Las Vegas 2018 Dec 31, 2017 $120.00 $3.99
Military Family Rate - Camp Congress for Girls Las Vegas 2018 Dec 31, 2017 $120.00 $3.99
Group Rate - Camp Congress for Girls Las Vegas 2018 Dec 31, 2017 $120.00 $3.99

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Camp Congress for Girls Las Vegas 2018 a leadership program that introduces girls ages 8 to 15 to 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 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. During the camp session the campers will meet an elected official or political consultant. Girl Scouts participating in Camp Congress for Memphis 2017 will earn a Citizen Legacy Badge for participation. All participants will receive Certificate of Completion.

The camp day runs from 8am to 5pm. The camp fee includes all program materials and lunch. No refunds will be given for camp registration fees unless the organizer cancels or reschedules the session. The camp general registration fee is $160 and the Girl Scout registration fee is $120. For additional information contact us at +1 (202) 660-1457 ext 2,via email at info@girlsinpolitics.org or visit our website at www.girlsinpolitics.org.

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

Watch the Girls in Politics Initiative™ on RTL Nieuws New York. "Bestemming Witte Huis (afl. 25): Vrouwen aan de macht" | "Destination White House (ep. 25): Women in Power" https://youtu.be/YDxjMrAievo
Have questions about Camp Congress for Girls Las Vegas 2018? Contact Girls in Politics Initiative™

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2800 North Green Valley Parkway
Las Vegas, NV

Saturday, January 20, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (PST)


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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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