California Girls State allows junior girls the opportunity to participate in a week-long session learning about government in a hands-on manner. Only 500 high school juniors from schools throughout the state are selected for this nationally recognized leadership program. This opportunity is designed to increase awareness and knowledge of governmental processes while learning about the duties, privileges, rights and responsibilities of citizenship. Delegates will learn about the importance of meaningful participation on all levels: city, county and state. For more information, please visit: www.cagirlsstate.org.
California Girls State will be held at Claremont McKenna College in Claremont from June 26th to July 1st, 2017.
Junior students are considered who are in good academic standing; preferably with an interest in government, law and/or politics; high character, leadership qualities, good citizenship, intelligence, and a capacity for service to his fellow man.
*** DEADLINE TO APPLY: January 31st, 2017 @ 5:00pm
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