Boot Camps

Designed specially for women who want to run for office this election cycle.

Emerge will be offering our national boot camp in 2022 for Democratic self-identified women running in the 2022-2023 election cycle.

The boot camps have been developed to give Democratic women the skills they need to turbocharge their campaigns. Top political strategists and trainers will teach attendees critical elements of campaigning, including:

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

Apply here for Emerge’s Candidate boot camp!

Attendees who complete a boot camp will be considered Emerge boot camp alumnae and have access to alumnae resources, as well as continuing education opportunities for alumnae. 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.

The dates of the training are April 23rd, 24th, 26th, 28th, 30th and May 1st for a total of  25+ hours of instruction. All trainings will be head over Zoom. The deadline to apply for the bootcamp is March 15th and participants will be notified by April 1st.

Applications can be found here. Applications will be competitive. Tuition for these boot camps is $350.

If you have any questions, please reach out to Ryanne, our training and curriculum director at