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Citizens Academy

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  • Citizens Academy Economic Development
  • Citizens Academy Public Works & Transportation
  • Citizens Academy Emergency Services
  • 2016 Citizens Academy Class Photo
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The St. Mary's County Government’s Citizens Academy provides an overview of County programs and services offered. Participants will gain a better understanding of County government operations by learning from directors and staff from County Administration, the Departments of Aging and Human Services, Economic Development, Land Use and Growth Management, Recreation and Parks, Public Works and Transportation and Emergency Services and Technology.

Who can attend?

The Academy is open to county residents, 18 years of age and older. Academy sessions are free, limited to 25 pre-registered participants and last seven weeks.

Dates and Locations?

Academy sessions are held Tuesday evenings from 6 – 9 p.m. at designated locations.

When Can I Apply?

Online Applications for the 2017 Citizens Academy will be available beginning July 3, 2017.

What’s earned at the conclusion?

Participants receive a certificate upon completion of the Academy.

To learn more about the St. Mary's County Government Citizens Academy, download the brochure here.