We invite you to utilize any and all of our free, educational resources:

For All ages

A free, online comprehensive compilation of easy, accessible micro-lessons, each is 10 minutes or less. Civics 101 is designed to provide every American with the civic knowledge necessary and fundamental for every citizen.

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For All Ages

Multigenerational  civics education, civil discourse and civic engagement online resources.

For Grades 6-12

The Civics Challenge is an online civics competition for grades 6 through 12. Students are challenged to choose one civics topic then express their creativity through various art forms to earn $1,000, $500 or $250 cash prizes.

For Grades 7-8

Camp O’Connor USA is a free, merit-based civics summer program for middle school students with a mission to educate, encourage and inspire the next generation of leaders.


For Grades 9-12

The O’Connor Institute Ambassadors Civics & Debate Club (OIA) is a free, online program for 9th- through 12th-grade students presented by the Sandra Day O’Connor Institute for American Democracy. OIA promotes the O’Connor Institute’s three pillars: civil discourse, civics education, and civic engagement.

For Grades 12th Grade

The John Jay Fetzer Memorial Scholarship Fund benefits high school seniors who demonstrate exceptional academic achievement, leadership, civil debate skills and civics knowledge with a $5,000 scholarship.