Citizen Academy Applications Now Open!
Posted on 07/09/2021
Consider participating in our Citizen Academy! Academy sessions take place twice yearly, currently starting in March and September, requiring an approximate two-hour time commitment each week for eight weeks. 

Fall 2021 Citizen Academy Schedule
Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. for up to two hours unless otherwise noted
  • Orientation/Budget - Sept. 9
  • Airport, Economy & Jobs - Sept. 16
  • Public Works, Engineering, Streets - Sept. 23
  • Fire Department- Sept. 30
  • Police Department - Oct. 7
  • Parks, Recreation, and Tourism - Oct. 14
  • Civic Leadership, Neighborhoods - Oct. 21
  • Graduation at Council Meeting - Monday, Nov. 1 at 5 p.m.

We want you to know the people and programs that run behind the scenes in Cape Girardeau. When you graduate, we hope you'll be eager to start or join a neighborhood group, apply for our advisory boards, or even run for City Council!

Applicants will be confirmed by Aug. 5. APPLY NOW