Rising high school juniors and seniors who are capable of college-level work study the US Constitution and learn about the nation's founding in this precollege program. Students spend a week in a campus setting in Washington, DC, learning about and discussing constitutional principles. Field trips to the homes of several American founders, the US Capitol, the National Archives (to view the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence) and the Washington monuments complement class work.
|Name||The Bill of Rights Institute Constitutional Academy|
|Program Focuses & Features||History, Political Science|
|Grade Range (rising grades)||11-PG|
|Age Range||Residential — Coed Ages 16-18|
|Director||Andy Gillette, Director|
|Residential Fee||$0-1500. (Scholarships available for students from the states listed above.)|
|Dates & Sessions||1 session, 1 weeks long|