Constitutional Academy 2013
Your Liberty. Your Future.
When will the Academy be held?
The Constitutional Academy will be held from July 15-20, 2013.
What is the cost of the program?
All accepted students will receive a program scholarship which covers the cost of program experiences, lodging, meals, and site visits while in Washington, D.C. Some scholarships also include travel costs. Students will be notified upon their acceptance to the program whether or not they will receive a travel stipend. Students who do not receive a travel scholarship will be responsible for their own travel to/from Washington, D.C.
What you will do in D.C.:
- Lectures from university professors and subject-matter experts
- Activities and group projects to explore constitutional ideas
- Visits to historic sites
- Sightseeing tour of historic monuments and memorials in Washington, D.C.
How this program will put you ahead of your peers:
- Participate in a dynamic week-long campus residential program in Washington, D.C. that will get you ready for college-level learning
- Learn about college and career opportunities in politics and economics
- Gain important knowledge on how to be an effective citizen and principled leader
- Expand your world view, make new friends, and renew your patriotism
The “Nitty-Gritty” details for Mom and Dad:
- Lodging at Marymount University in Arlington, Virginia is covered in the cost
- All meals are provided by the Institute
- Airport pick-up and drop-off at Washington Reagan International Airport is provided
- Private charter bus to all venues
- All venue entrance fees are covered in the cost of the Constitutional Academy
- 24-hour adult supervision from arrival in D.C. throughout the week is strictly enforced* (Your student must make their way to D.C. on their own)
*The Washington, D.C. campus program provides 24-hour adult supervision, Reagan Airport shuttle service, private charter bus to all venues, and staff supervised accommodations on a small private campus with its own security force. A code of conduct, signed by students and parents is vigorously enforced.