Citizens Academy

The City of North Bend is pleased to present its inaugural Citizens Academy. This free, seven-week interactive course is designed to provide an in-depth look into how your local municipal government operates. 

Registration is now full. While space in the City of North Bend’s inaugural Citizens Academy is officially at capacity, interested citizens are encouraged to submit an application to have their name placed on a waiting list in case of a cancelation. Submit your application to Bre Keveren, Communications Manager (

Citizens Academy 2023 - Registration is FULL

Participants will:

  • Learn more about the City of North Bend government operations and services
  • Participate in dialogues with City leaders, City staff, and other civic-minded residents
  • See taxpayers’ investments at work
  • Learn about opportunities to become more involved in your local government

The academy is open to City of North Bend residents 16 years and older. Each class is limited to 15 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

How to add your name to the waitlist

  1. Complete and submit the application: Please take a moment to complete an online application. Apply here.
  2. Confirmation upon approval, should a spot open up: Wait to receive your confirmation and welcome email.
  3. Attend and learn: Arrive to class according to your class schedule. Enjoy learning about your local North Bend government.

course schedule

Class begins Monday, February 6, and runs weekly through Tuesday, March 21. For a complete schedule, download the application, or click here.