Do you know a teenager 16 or 17 years old who would enjoy and benefit from a positively life changing experience this summer? The Encampment for Citizenship (EFC) prepares young people to be informed, responsible and effective global citizens through experiential learning and living in a diverse, democratic community. The 2014 program will take place on the campus of University of Illinois at Chicago, June 30th - July 20th.The EFC is a non-profit organization that conducts residential summer programs for young people of widely diverse backgrounds and nations. It provides youth with a compelling experience in democratic living, with emphasis on critical thinking and social action. Through this transformative experience, young people become more informed and sensitive about the key issues of our time and committed to active citizenship and involvement in their community as justice seekers.Please take a look at the website for lots of information: www.encampmentforcitizenship.org. Applications are due by April 15th.Encampment for Citizenship website: encampmentforcitizenship.org
Download the application materials.
- How to apply: http://encampmentforcitizenship.org/what-we-do/how-to-apply.php
- 2014 Encampment Flyer http://encampmentforcitizenship.org/docs/theEncampmentInfoFlyer2014.pdf
- 2014 Program Application http://encampmentforcitizenship.org/docs/Encampment_Application_2014.pdf
- Fee Waiver Application http://encampmentforcitizenship.org/docs/Encampment_Fee_Waiver_Application_2014.pdf