Thursday, May 9, 2019

2019 Salt Lake County Youth Government Summer Summit – June 26-27, 2019

Tfree, two-day event on Wednesday, June 26 and Thursday, June 27, 2019.
he Salt Lake County (SLCO) Youth Government offers students an up-close look at government. It also provides opportunities to develop leadership and social skills through meetings with elected officials, volunteer and service projects, and special events like Legislative Day at the State Capitol. This year we will, once again, host a Summer Summit. It will be a

What is the purpose of the Summer Summit?
The focuses of the summit will be on teaching students how government works, how it serves our community, and about some real issues that currently impact the County. This is designed to be interactive and engaging; students will hear from a variety of leaders in Salt Lake County as well as participate in activities and discussions that reinforce the topics.

Who can attend?
Students entering grades 8-12 are welcome to apply; this includes students who attend public and private schools as well as those who are homeschooled.

Application/Registration Process
The Youth Government Summer Summit is an interactive event. Due to the design of the Summit, space is limited to 50 students. Students will be able to fill out the short application online between Monday, May 13 and Sunday, May 19. If we receive more than 50, we will use the applications to select the 50 students; applicants who aren’t selected will be placed on the wait list. We will send an email to all applicants by Wednesday, May 29 to let them know if they are officially registered or on the wait list.

Where can you find additional information?
Additional information, including the link to apply, is on the attached flyer. You are welcome to print and distribute it, forward it in an email, and/or distribute it in any other way you see fit. Please let me know if you have any questions or if you know specific people we should include in future communications.

You can also friend us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/slcoyouthgov/

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