Civic Education Project: service learning field studies for oustanding middle and high school students
CTD's Civic Education Project
Civic Education Project

An award-winning leadership and civic engagement program based at Northwestern University's Center for Talent Development, the Civic Education Project (CEP) combines hands-on education and community service to promote civic responsibility among young people.

Through its CivicWeek, Civic Leadership Institute, and CivicAction programs, CEP has been training and inspiring students to become active, engaged citizens for nearly 17 years.

If you’re in search of rigorous academic challenges, exceptional service experiences, and opportunities to explore a city with new and lasting friends, consider CEP. If you’re ready to change the world – and be changed in the process – apply today.

Civic Week Civic Week
Engages diverse groups of bright, motivated students in grades 9-12 through career-focused service-learning immersion experiences in communities around the country
 Civic Leadership Institute Civic Leadership Institute
Challenges outstanding students completing grades 9-12 through an innovative, three-week summer service-learning curriculum combined with an unforgettable residential experience in the heart of one of the nation's great cities
 Youth & Society Honors Youth & Society Honors
Prepares student leaders in grades 7-8 through programs such as Taking Action: Leadership & Service, a three-week summer course at a world-class university, integrating academic study with meaningful, hands-on service

 Want to hear from students, staff & alumni themselves? Check out this video!

A special thank you to Inspire Productions at Northwestern University for the making of this video.


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