Summer Programs

Youth in Government summer programs promote global citizenship while connecting youth from around the country and allowing them to debate (and resolve) issues that are directly related to the future of the United States.

Application Deadlines

The first deadline is Monday, February 1, 2016

15 of 25 National Affairs slots and 10 of 15 NJC slots awarded

The second deadline is Monday, April 11, 2016

The remaining 10 National Affairs slots and the remaining 5 NJC slots awarded 

Youth Conference on National Affairs

"National Youth in Government" where Minnesota students meet with 600 of their counterparts from around the nation to debate national and international issues.

National Judicial Competition

Teams of students from around the country gather to hone their argument skills and see who can present, and win, their case best.