Civic Boot Camp

A full-day program that gives participants the tools to take action in the community. Participants will have the opportunity to:

  • Connect with local leaders
  • Network with professionals from all sectors
  • Team-build
  • Learn about our region’s history
  • Learn about local solutions
  • Take action toward increasing the civic health of the region
For group pricing contact Program Specialist Jeff Carter at or 206.682.7395 x 106.

Civic Boot Camp Supporting Partner

Alaska Airlines

Virtual Civic Boot Camp

COVID-19's impact on marginalized communities

With the coronavirus pandemic in full swing, CityClub’s interactive and in-person Civic Boot Camps were temporarily transformed into Digital Boot Camps. The first, a round-table of experts discussing COVID-19’s impact on marginalized communities, and in it provided detail, tips, and observations.

“Viruses do not discriminate.”

Mariel Torres Mehdipour, Equity Officer for Public Health – Seattle & King County

“We are quite concerned about the problem of health inequity, particularly for people who have barriers to accessing health care, such as those who are limited English proficient.”

Janet Varon, Executive Director of Northwest Health Law Advocates

“We need help bringing more, good, solid, reliable programs to people. We have a lot of valuable resources out there, and I hope there’s a way to consolidate them.”

Julia Shi, Director of Nursing Services at Kin On Health Care Center

What Did Past Participants Have to Say About Civic Boot Camp?

How Will Your Organization Benefit From Civic Boot Camp?
  • Shared knowledge about growth opportunities and challenges in the community.
  • Partnership connections with local leaders and businesses.
  • An engaged and more productive employee.
View Sample Civic Boot Camp Agenda
How Will You Benefit from Civic Boot Camp?
  • A deeper understanding of your community’s history and future.
  • Improved tools for leading action on behalf of the community.
  • Lasting connections with group members and community leaders.

Civic Boot Camp Works

Survey results of participants one year after attending showed that:

Think differently about local issues.

Feel more connected to their community.

Advocate for more causes.

Contact Jeff Carter, Program Specialist, at or 206.682.7395 ext. 106.