9th Circuit Civics Contest 

An essay and video contest open to high school students in the western United States and Pacific Islands.  Entries accepted annually beginning on February 1st of each year.  The application submission deadline is typically due on April 1st.  Please check the 9th Circuit Civics Contest Website to confirm all deadlines.

Camp O'Connor 

Camp O’Connor is a free, merit-based summer program for middle school students with a mission to educate, encourage and inspire the next generation of leaders through a greater understanding of and participation in our democracy. The five-day summer program provides incoming 7th and 8th graders with an unique, educational civics experience blended with leadership development.  Camp O'Connor helps to prepare future leaders for greater participation in our democracy and strengthens their potential for lifelong success.  For more information, click here!