Camp United Nations for Girls NYC 2020 featuring a Day at UN Headquarters, New York, Friday, 09. October 2020

Celebrate UN Day of the Girls with us this year! Our Camp United Nations for Girls New York City 2019 is a two-day program that includes the activities outlined below. This is a day-program with parents being responsible for accommodations of those traveling to NYC to participate. The program is for girls ages 12 to 17. *25 tickets available*
Day 1 - United Nations Headquarters (8am to 3pm)
United Nations Tour
UN Exhibits 
United Nations Private Briefing
NGO Briefing 
Day of the Girl Activity
Day 2 - Conference Center (8am to 3pm)
The program begins with a lesson on the history of the United Nations and its purpose. This is followed by an explanation of the structure, leadership and the rules of procedure of the United Nations starting with the General Assembly and subsidiary organs. Participants learn about the specific work undertaken in the United Nations’ boards, commissions, committees, councils and panels and working groups. Prior to convening the General Assembly, each participant will be assigned a country and study research provided on her country. When the General Assembly convenes delegates will give speeches, negotiate with other delegates, caucus and propose resolutions along with amendments before finally voting. All activities will be guided by a camp counselor in small working groups of delegates. Girl Scouts participating in Camp United Nations for Girls will earn a Girl Scouts Global Action Award. 
Girl Scouts participating in Camp United Nations for Girls New York City will earn a Global Action Award upon completion of the program. The Delegate fee is $395. The delegate fee covers a GIP logo t-shirt, all program materials, and meals. The delegate fee is non-refundable unless the organizer cancels the program. For questions please email info@ call +1 (202) 660-1457 ext 2. 
Answers to frequently asked questions.
Is the registration fee refundable?
The registration fee is non-refundable unless the organizer cancels the session. If a participant is unable to attend a session a credit will be placed on file that may be used at any time for a future program. The credit does not expire.
Is lunch provided?
Lunch is provided as are snacks. Snacks include fresh apples, bananas and granola bars. Water will be served with lunch and available throughout the day. No sodas or juice will be served. Breakfast is not served.
Are accommodations made for allergies or dietary restrictions?
A vegetarian lunch option will be provided, no pork will be served. No nuts are allowed in the meeting room. Participants with other dietary restrictions or allergies should bring lunch and snacks if necessary.
What is the dress code?
Participants are encouraged to wear comfortable clothing. Each participant will receive a GIP logo t-shirt that may be worn during the session. We carry sizes youth medium through ***** medium.
Do parents attend?
The sessions are drop-off sessions and parents/chaperones are welcome to wait in hotel lobby or any of the lounge areas of the hotel.
Is this a partisan program or supported by a political party? 
No, the Girls in Politics Initiative is a private company that is self-funded through the fees generated from hosting courses and events. 
Who are the instructors?
Our Lead Instructors are women that currently or have previously worked in government or electoral politics. Our support staffers are current or former licensed teachers. All staff have undergone a background screening.
Watch the Girls in Politics Initiative™ on Now This News 
Watch the Girls in Politics Initiative™ on MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry Show. “Camp empowers young girls to run for office” 

Friday, 09. October 2020, New York, Camp United Nations for Girls NYC 2020 featuring a Day at UN Headquarters

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