Citizen's Academy


Tentative dates for the 2021 Citizen's Academy are:

February 8, 2021: Introduction
February 22, 2021: Revenues and Spending
March 1, 2021: Public Safety
March 8, 2021: Community Development
March 22, 2021: Recreation and Parks and Public Works
March 29: Animal Control and Fire Department
April 1-23, 2021: TBD Judicial
April 1-23, 2021: TBD Sheriff's Office
April 26, 2021: Wrap-up and Graduation


For more information contact:
Matthew Kent 
Glynn County Public Communications Manager
Phone: (912) 554-7409

W. Harold Pate Building
1725 Reynolds St. Suite 302
Brunswick, Ga 31520

Applications are closed. Thank you for your interest.

 The Glynn County Citizen's Academy is a free 9-week civics class that encourages participants to "Get to know Glynn County." Each week includes an inside look at county government departments, what each does, and how they serve Glynn County citizens. Classes will include, speakers, exercises and tours in order to give participants the best understanding of day to day operations. Participants will be encouraged to ask questions or offer ideas throughout the classes.

Classes are to begin on February 8, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. in the second floor meeting room of the W. Harold Pate building room 224 and continue for 9 weeks. Classes will be no more than 2 hours long and most classes will take place in the evening hours after 6:00 p.m., so that many citizens may attend. 

Applications for 2021 will open on December 14, 2020. The first ten participants to apply will be added to the class.

In an effort to make up for the classes missed by the 2020 class due to COVID-19, the final five classes may have has many 30 participants. 

Participant Requirements:

1) Participants must be a resident of Glynn County (either homeowner or renter), own a business in Glynn County, or be a student of either the Glynn County School System or The College of Coastal Georgia.

2) Participantmust be at least 18 years old. Spaces for high school students will be reserved with school recommendation.

3) Participantmust make plans to attend all classes. If a participant misses more than two classes they will not be able to graduate and they will not be considered for any future Glynn County Citizen's Academy.

4) Participantmust submit an application in order for consideration.

5) Acceptable conduct standards will be maintained by participants to assure each session is a positive experience.