The camp is funded by a large group of civic leaders, business owners and entrepreneurs.
Goodcharacter.com is a site that contains free resources, materials, lesson plans and more for character education. One of their “six pillars of character” is citizenship. Go to their home page and enter “citizenship” in their search field. Their are 3 citizneship pages – one for grades K-5, one for grades 4-8, and one for grades 7-12.
The Giraffe Project is a great organization that recognizes individuals who “stick their neck out”.
Kids Voting is a non-partisan, nonprofit (501c3) program educating elementary, middle and high school students about about civic engagement and government through a combination of:
- Standards-based curriculum
- Exciting community civic activities
- Interaction with public officials
- Community service-learning
- Authentic election experiences
Juneteenth Nashville Project is involved in citizen/community activities such as voter registration, school supplies donations to students and teachers, sharing citizenship history through Juneteenth, Emancipation Proclamation, 13th, 14th, 15th, 19th, 26th, and so on.
National Center for Educational Statistics – At this site, one can access the NAEP 1998 CIVICS Report Card – this is “a Civics assessment to a national sample representative of all students at grades 4, 8 and 12. The results of the assessment provide information about students’ civic knowledge, skills, and interests”.
Thanks America. An organization that appreciates the American people. Features Thanks America art including a poster series that highlights music started in America.
At USA Patriotism! you will find all things patriotic including other web sites, tributes, music, artwork, articles, true stories, songs/music and an on-line store.