Boot Camps

Designed especially for women who want to run this election cycle.

Our 2023 boot camp will be held May 31-June 4th, via Zoom.

Click this link to apply.

The Emerge WA 2023 Virtual Candidate Boot Camp is an intensive five-day program (weekday evenings and weekends) to give women the training they need to run and win campaigns up and down the ballot.
May 31 – June 4, 2023 (weekday evenings and weekends)
May 31 6pm-8:30pm
June 1 6pm-8:30pm
June 2 6pm-8:30pm
June 3 9am-4:30pm
June 4 9am-4pm
The Emerge WA 2023 Virtual Boot Camp has been developed for Democratic women who are running for office in 2023 and 2024.
Applications will be accepted until May 19, 2023.

Emerge Washington hosts boot camps every year for Democratic women running for office in that election cycle, to provide the skills needed to turbocharge their campaigns. Top political strategists and trainers will teach attendees critical elements of campaigning, including:

Campaign overview & structure
Social Media
Developing campaign plan & strategy
Endorsements & Power Brokers
Messaging and Media Relations
Field Campaigns
Public Speaking
And much more!

Tuition is $300 total, including a $25 nonrefundable application fee. Click this link to pay your application fee and tuition. Attendees who complete the boot camp will be considered Emerge boot camp alums and have access to alum resources as well as continuing education opportunities.

Tuition may be paid by personal or campaign committee accounts. Due to campaign finance regulations, Emerge and its affiliates cannot provide scholarships to boot camp participants.