Political Science Summer Camp

Civic Engagement, Involvement, and Leadership among Youth in an Interconnected World

NOTICE: The camp has been cancelled for 2019.

Department of Political Science, Valdosta State University

      The Political Science department at Valdosta State University is organizing a four-day long summer camp from June 17-20, 2019. Camp participants will have several opportunities to experience the inner workings of the American political system, civic engagement opportunities, and global policymaking through interactive simulations, engaging discussions, debates, and by hearing speakers representing the worlds of politics, policy, and diplomacy. Participants will learn about career opportunities for Political Science majors in a vast array of sectors through an interactive workshop. There will be many opportunities to interact with faculty and current students of Political Science, tour our beautiful campus and enjoy exciting games! So, please join us for this exciting and enriching experience that will shape your future!

Camp attendees will:

  • Participate in interactive simulations on Model UN/Model Legislature to enhance your knowledge about American and global politics and policymaking
  • Attend engaging lectures by VSU faculty on foundational topics in American Government
  • Win awards by participating in formal debates on current issues in politics and policy
  • Expand your horizon by hearing speakers representing the worlds on politics, policy, and diplomacy
  • Learn more about diverse career opportunities available to political science majors
  • Get ahead and learn what the Political Science department at VSU has to offer to meet your academic goals!
  • Interact with faculty and current students!
  • Tour the beautiful campus of VSU and campus facilities!
  • Get a certificate of completion!