Civic Boot Camp

A full-day program designed to give 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 towards increasing the civic health of the region
For group pricing contact Program Coordinator Jeff Carter at or 206.682.7395 x 106.

Civic Boot Camp Curriculum:

  • Livable Neighborhoods – Discover the elements of a livable neighborhood through South Lake Union’s rich history and incredible growth, including the socioeconomic challenges and opportunities in the community.
  • Housing the Homeless – Understand the complex history, examine the dynamic solutions, and learn how you can take action towards easing the housing and homelessness crisis in Seattle.
  • Welcoming Immigrants – Help create a more supportive community for immigrants by understanding the issues and opportunities for involvement.
  • Civil Rights, Then and Now – Explore the legacy of the civil rights movement in the Central District and learn how you can exercise your civil rights, today.

Civic Boot Camp Lead Scholarship Sponsor

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

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.
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

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 Manager, at or 206.682.7395 ext. 106.