iEngage Summer Civics Institute

Camp Overview

Day 1: What does it mean to be a  good citizen

  • Opening Session, Lula Janes Owner and Community Activist, Dr. Nancy Grayson
  • iCivics Games: Activate
  • Discuss and explore community issues
  • Participate in Community Issues Fair


Day 2: How can citizens investigate community issues?

Day 3: What does it mean to advocate?

Day 4: How can we advocate effectively for an issue?

  • Opening Session with Dr. Andy Hogue, Director of the Civic Education & Community Service at Baylor
  • iCivics Games: Law Craft
  • Creation of advocacy project

Day 5: Advocacy Project Workday and Issue Showcase

  • iCivics Games: Free Play
  • Creation of advocacy project
  • Conversation with Congressman Bill Flores
  • Community presentations of advocacy issues and projects