Fall 2023 Campaign Bootcamp

Prepare yourself for 2024!

Dust off your field plan, rethink your outreach, update your campaign messaging, and strengthen your fundraising muscles. Now's the time to take stock of what you'll need to win your race in 2024!

Refresh Your Skills, Reconnect & Recommit

Spend some time reconnecting and recommitting to your purpose, your goals, and your Emerge Vermont sisters! Fall Campaign Bootcamp gives you the chance to focus on your next campaign. Brush up your skills and be prepared to hit the campaign trail in 2024. Make connections now to help build your team and expand your network so you can focus on winning!

This bootcamp is designed for currently elected alum legislators and statewide officials planning to run for re-election as well as alums and other Democratic women intending to run for legislative or statewide office in 2024.


Where & When

The Space on Main Logo

The Space on Main, Bradford, VT (map)

Friday, November 10th, 4:30-9 PM

Saturday, November 11th, 8:30 AM – 6:30 PM

Sunday, November 12th, 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM


Tuition & What’s Included

Bootcamp tuition is $350 per person (plus a $25 nonrefundable application fee). This includes all materials, breakfasts, and lunches. Overnight accommodations are available but are the responsibility of each participant. Contact elaine@emergevt.org for hotel information.

Campaign funds can be used to pay tuition. Due to our 527 status, Emerge Vermont cannot provide scholarships for candidates.


Topics & Schedule

Day 1, Friday, November 10th, 4:30-9 PM

Topics covered: Reconnecting & Recommitting / Campaign Overview & Strategy

Day 2, Saturday, November 11th, 8:30 AM – 6:30 PM

Topics covered: Messaging / Creating a Field Plan / Building Your Team / Earned & Owned Media

Day 3, Sunday, November 12th, 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM

Topics covered: Endorsements / Fundraising / Public Speaking

A more detailed agenda will be sent to you upon acceptance to the program.


Our Trainers

Our trainers for this bootcamp are three leaders of the Becca Balint for Congress team: Natalie Silver, Julia Barnes, and Charlie Gliserman!



The application for this bootcamp is open now! There is a nonrefundable $25 application fee payable at application submission. Tuition ($350) is due upon acceptance to the program.