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National Civics Bee

April 16 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am

ABOUT THE BEE

The Grand Rapids Chamber is partnering with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation to host a civics competition that encourages young Americans to engage in civics and contribute to their communities. Participating 6th, 7th and 8th graders will flex their civics knowledge for a chance to win recognition and cash prizes. Finalists will be invited to Washington, DC to compete in the inaugural National Civics Bee national championship in Fall 2024.

HOW TO ENTER

Any 6th, 7th, or 8th grade student residing in Michigan with an idea about using civics to improve their community may review the rules and submit an essay application. Submit Your Essay Here

The application opens November 13, 2023, and closes on February 19, 2024.

ADDITIONAL INFO

WHY CIVICS? 

The Grand Rapids Chamber is participating in the National Civics Bee because we believe that informed and active citizens make for a strong country, a strong economy, and a strong workforce, and that our continued prosperity depends on the strength of all three. Through the Bee, we are promoting greater civic knowledge in Michigan and celebrating our civic pride.

CONTACT US 

Questions? Contact Andy Johnston, Sr. Vice President of Advocacy & Strategic Engagement at andy@grandrapids.org.

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Date:
April 16
Time:
8:30 am - 11:00 am
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Venue

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
1000 E Beltline Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525 United States
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National Civics Bee

April 16 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am

ABOUT THE BEE

The Grand Rapids Chamber is partnering with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation to host a civics competition that encourages young Americans to engage in civics and contribute to their communities. Participating 6th, 7th and 8th graders will flex their civics knowledge for a chance to win recognition and cash prizes. Finalists will be invited to Washington, DC to compete in the inaugural National Civics Bee national championship in Fall 2024.

HOW TO ENTER

Any 6th, 7th, or 8th grade student residing in Michigan with an idea about using civics to improve their community may review the rules and submit an essay application. Submit Your Essay Here

The application opens November 13, 2023, and closes on February 19, 2024.

ADDITIONAL INFO

WHY CIVICS? 

The Grand Rapids Chamber is participating in the National Civics Bee because we believe that informed and active citizens make for a strong country, a strong economy, and a strong workforce, and that our continued prosperity depends on the strength of all three. Through the Bee, we are promoting greater civic knowledge in Michigan and celebrating our civic pride.

CONTACT US 

Questions? Contact Andy Johnston, Sr. Vice President of Advocacy & Strategic Engagement at andy@grandrapids.org.

Details

Date:
April 16
Time:
8:30 am - 11:00 am
Event Category:
Event Tags:
, ,

Venue

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
1000 E Beltline Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525 United States
+ Google Map
View Venue Website
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Thank you to our sponsors!

Civics Bee Sponsors

Devos Family Foundation DFF  National Heritage Academies NHA

Become a Sponsor

Interested in sponsoring the Civics Bee? Contact Omar Cuevas to learn more.