This program is designed to build the following character traits:
Interpersonal skills: Campers will practice interpersonal skills through interactive applicable activities and engagement in global politics.
Responsibility: Campers will explore what it means to be a global citizen through the examination of global global issues and potential policy solutions.
POLITICS.CAMP - THINKING AND ACTING GLOBALLY
program suites ages 12+
array of educational activities
small group instruction
capstone policy project
model United Nations
instructors educated in political science and public policy
trained in youth safeguarding
trained in effective teaching techniques for youth
1:6 instructor to student ratio
Covers a wide rang of politics, including:
Campers will develop the skills necessary to critically analyse events in global politics, not only to understanding them and why they happened but also assess for themselves whether they were positive or negative.
Campers will reach an introductory understanding of key subject areas global politics, including international relations, public policy, geopolitics and political economy.
Campers will think about their own position in the world and evaluate how global events impact them.
Campers will be equipped with introductory skills in policy analysis, not only being able to understand the world's problems but collaborate to develop solutions.
Short lessons on different issues in global politics.
Educational activities which spur campers to engage with issues of the day
Activities which teach campers how to analyse issues in global politics for themselves
Solution driven capstone project which pushes campers to engage in contemporary problems
Reflection activities which have campers think not only about the issues they were exposed to, but how they can make a difference