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Citizens' Academy of Mt. Pleasant

About the Academy

The Citizens’ Academy of Mt. Pleasant (CAMP) is designed to provide people who live, work or own a business in the City of Mount Pleasant an opportunity to expand their knowledge of the structure and functions of their city government.

The program is free and dinner is provided.

Each session offers an in-depth look at the fundamentals of the City’s administration and budget; public works and utilities; parks and recreation; public safety; and community development. Additional topics covered will include the basics of local government, elections, and more.

Graduates of the Academy are honored at a City Commission meeting following the completion of the program.


Participation

The Citizens’ Academy is an ideal program for business owners, community leaders, City residents, current or potential future appointed or elected officials, and students with an interest in local affairs.

Participants will increase their knowledge of City operations while demonstrating their commitment to the community, networking with fellow community members, engaging with City staff and becoming better equipped to help shape the future of the community.


How to Apply

The City is now accepting applications for 2023 Citizens’ Academy. Please complete the application form and email it to mpowidayko@mt-pleasant.org. If you have questions about the program, contact Manuela Powidayko, Director of Planning and Community Development at (989) 779-5346, or mpowidayko@mt-pleasant.org.

Deadline to apply is January 17, 2023.