The Bill of Rights Institute Constitutional Academy



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.

General Info

Name The Bill of Rights Institute Constitutional Academy
Location Washington, DC
Year-round Contacts 800-838-7870
Program Focuses & Features History, Political Science
Grade Range (rising grades) 11-PG
Age Range Residential — Coed Ages 16-18
Application Deadline May
Director Andy Gillette, Director
Residential Fee $0-1500. (Scholarships available for students from the states listed above.)
Year Established 2007
Dates & Sessions 1 session, 1 week long


Andy Gillette, Director