The deadline to apply is April 1. After the deadline, participants will be sent information explaining the legislative process, rules of order, caucus and committee assignments, and pro/con statements on the issues to be addressed at the retreat.
Online Application �
Friday, April 5
6PM - 7PM: Registration & Ice Breakers
7PM - 8PM: Dinner and Speaker: Sen. Jason Frerichs (Tentative)
8PM - 9PM: Team Building Exercises
9PM - 10PM: Legislative process/parliamentary procedure (i.e. Roberts Rules of Order)
10PM - 11PM:
Student Caucus: Draft Bills
Saturday, April 6
8A - 9A: Breakfast, Quiz bowl: "How much do you know about South Dakota?"
9A - 10A: Official Tour of the Capitol
10A - 11A: Mock Committee Meetings: Discussion/Action with SD Legislators
11A - 12P: Legislative Session
12PM - 1PM: Lunch Speaker: Gov. Harvey Wollman (Tentative)
1PM - 2:30PM: Legislative Session
2:30PM - 2:45PM: Student elections: "Best of YELL"
2:45PM - 4PM: Reception - parents, staff and legislators invited