Thursday, April 16, 2009

Citizenship NC Focus

Citizenship North Carolina Focus:
A Capital Experience and Service Opportunity for Military Kids

When: June 15-19, 2009, Raleigh, NC
Who: 200 North Carolina 4-H and/or military teens and identified adult partners, selected by application.

What: Dynamic learning focused upon civic engagement, understanding state government, and participating in volunteer service activities

When: Monday, June 15 – Wednesday, June 17 Capital Experience;
Wednesday, June 17 – Friday, June 19 Service Opportunities

Where: Sheraton Downtown and other local sites in Raleigh, NC

Why: To inspire engaged citizenship and to foster an ethic of service

Participants are expected to:
~ Be at least 14 years old as of January 1, 2009
~ Demonstrate interest in citizen involvement and/or local issues
~ Have experience and/or interest in speaking before groups of peers
~ Take a leadership role in their communities
~ Wear business attire during the June 15-17 Citizenship event
~ Attend the entire weeklong event
~ Actively engage in service projects during the June 17-19 Volunteer activities
~ Gather key information about local issues and government operations in
advance of the conference
Click here for the application packet.

If you should need more information about 4-H, contact us at 318-6000!

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