Citizens Academy

We are accepting applications for the 2022 Montgomery County-Christiansburg Citizens Academy!

Citizens Academy is a free program offered every other year to residents interested in learning more about local government. Classes provide a hands-on experience for participants, covering a wide variety of local government functions ranging from fire and rescue, libraries, animal care, public works, and much more! 

The academy takes place on Wednesday evenings from 6-8pm, beginning Sept. 7 and concluding on Oct. 26. The deadline to apply is Aug. 15, 2022. 

Participants in the 2016 Citizens Academy learn more about public works operations in Christiansburg


Contact the Christiansburg Public Relations Department at (540) 382-6128, ext. 1151 or or Montgomery County Public Information Director Jennifer Harris at (540) 394-2120 or