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|eServices Short Name||Cadet Participant
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|Civic Leadership Academy||206||207||Civic Leadership Academy
Preferred consideration for applications is 15 September to 15 October 2016. Applications submitted after 15 October are accepted but are marked "late" and will be considered AFTER all applications submitted before the deadline. Use the "Apply Online" link at left to connect you to eServices' Registration and Payment module.
If you’re interested in politics and careers in public service, CAP’s Civic Leadership Academy, an exciting 1-week program in Washington, DC, is for you.
Cadets participate in behind-the scenes tours and briefings at the Capitol, Supreme Court, State Department, Pentagon, CIA, Arlington National Cemetery, and more.
The week culminates with Legislative Day, when cadets meet with their elected leaders on Capitol Hill.
This is not your average field trip to Washington. CLA is an academically-focused activity that includes seminars, readings,and group projects.
HOW TO APPLY
Use the "Apply Online" link at left to connect you to eServices' Cadet Programs/Registration and Payment/Application module. Applicants will need to complete the application to include uploading the following documents in PDF format to the supplemental tab of their eServices application. Applications will be accepted from 15 September onward. To be considered for preferred status, the completed application including supplementals must be submitted by 15 October.
1. A resume of your achievements in CAP, school, and
community service (1 page only) ( Resumes will be graded by the resume standards set in Chapter 8 of Learn to Lead)
2. A Letter of Recommendation from a teacher or leader
(other than a parent)
3. A 400 – 600 word essay on the topic listed below. This item is uploaded in same area as the resume and Letter of Recommendation. Please use the button titled "Supplemental Application" for the essay. ( Essays will be graded by the essay standards set in Chapter 8 of Learn to Lead)
CLA essay topic: Select one of the notable supreme court cases from recent years listed below. In your essay please summarize the facts of the case, explain how the court ruled, give your reaction and explain why you feel as you do.
ANNOUNCEMENT OF ATTENDEES
The 24 most outstanding cadets, as judged by CLA faculty,
will be announced via email in early December.
CADET ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
ACTIVITY FEE $450
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