Mayor's Youth Academy
In partnership with the City of Fishers, Hamilton Southeastern Schools, and the Eman schools, the Mayor's Youth Academy offers the opportunity to build community awareness, provide hands-on learning opportunities that enhance curriculum, and inspire future careers in the public sector.
Registration for the 2023-2024 school year will open April 10 through August 24
Registration for the Fishers Mayor's Youth Academy will open at 7am on April 10th and stay open through August 24th.
The Fishers Mayor’s Youth Academy is a year-long experience provided by the City of Fishers for high school juniors and seniors that live in and or attend school in Fishers with a GPA of at least 3.0 to be eligible for the program.
The program is an immersive experience that gives local high students hands-on opportunities to experience and learn more about local government, non-profits serving our community, and to showcase opportunities in public service. Mayor's Youth Academy members will also work with Mayor Scott Fadness and city leaders on public policy projects, with the chance to present that project to the Fishers City Council in the spring of 2024. Mayor's Youth Academy will meet, typically on Wednesdays, once per month from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Students are expected to participate in the majority of the sessions and a community service event to complete the program.
The program includes:
- Opportunity to work alongside Mayor Scott Fadness on issues facing the City of Fishers.
- Opportunity to learn more about the interworking’s of local city government rated one of the best cities to live in America.
- Opportunity to work on real-life issues through project-based learning activities.
- Opportunity to explore career opportunities in human resources, engineering, and economic development and more!