An essay and video contest open to high school students in the western United States and Pacific Islands. Entries accepted beginning February 1, 2017.
Camp O’Connor is a free week-long summer program providing civics education and leadership development for middle school students from Maricopa County. Students must be entering 7th or 8th grade during the 2017-2018 school year to be considered for this wonderful opportunity. The goal is to help selected applicants develop their leadership skills and strengthen their level of involvement in American democracy as well as build their lifelong potential for success. Camp O’Connor is hosted by the Sandra Day O’Connor Institute in partnership with the Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education. Applications are currently be accepted and are due February 28, 2017.