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Citizen's Academy

Know your government, what we do, how we do it and why we do it.
An interactive civic and public information program, the City of Cape Coral Citizens Academy is an opportunity for residents to learn more about their city government and the services delivered.  This 12-week program is intended to provide participants with insight on how local governments work, promote open lines of communication and offers a clearer understanding of a municipal government.   Held twice per year, each session is one day a week, 4-6 hours per day.  Gain insight on the kind of government you are getting and why.  
Topics covered:

  • City Council & City Manager's Office
  • Financial Services
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Attorney's, Auditor's & Clerk's Offices
  • Economic & Business Development & Community Redevelopment
  • Police Department
  • Department of Community Development
  • Fire Services
  • Information Technology Services & Human Resources
  • Public Works
  • Charter Schools
Challenge yourself by committing to this 12-week class and find out what it takes to run one of the largest cities in the state of Florida. 
Enrollment to the Citizens Academy is limited and is open to citizens of Cape Coral only.

To apply for the next Citizen's Academy Class, fill out these forms:

Applicant Liability Waiver Form

Applicant Background Check Form

Contact Information:


Citizens Academy