Napa City Academy

Napa City Academy Logo Vertical_Color_transparencyThe Napa City Academy is a program designed to help Napa residents learn more about their city government.

It's a free program for Napa residents 18 and over. A class of 25 participants will be formed and weekly Academy sessions will be held on Wednesday evenings, starting September 6, 2023, from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM, with dinner at 5:30 PM and the session beginning at 6:00 PM. The last session on Wednesday, October 11, 2023, will be held from approximately 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. This session will include a citywide bus tour, followed by a graduation ceremony.

Academy Activities

Academy members will:

  • Meet City Council members, department heads and staff
  • Learn how decisions are made, how city funds are allocated and how departments operate
  • Enjoy comprehensive overviews of departments, programs and services
  • Discover the current status and future plans for Napa's development
  • Expand their knowledge and become more informed on current issues and proposed projects within the City
  • Participate in lively discussions, role-playing and other fun interactive activities
  • Tour city facilities
  • Become informed, involved citizens


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 Applicants who do not get scheduled for this session will be placed on an enrollment list for future sessions.