Intro to the Real World

July 27-30 | Calvin College | Grand Rapids, MI



Are you a high school student who is unsure about the life changes that happen after high school?
Do you want to learn about paychecks, taxes, voting, and money?
Have you never been to a FEE seminar before?

Join us for "Intro to the Real World” and prepare yourself for whatever comes your way after high school. At the seminar, you’ll not only gain practical advice but also learn the motivation behind political actions. You will leave the seminar feeling informed to make decisions about the real-world challenges that confront you in the future.

 

 

Applications are closed!
 

Sunday, July 27

3:45 pm - 4:00 pm: Check-in & Opening Remarks
4:00 pm – 4:30 pm: Icebreaker Activity
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm: Dinner
7:00 pm – 7:45 pm: I, Pencil Reading Discussion
7:45 pm - 8:00 pm: Evaluation
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Free time
10:15 pm: Bed Checks


Monday, July 28
7:30 am – 8:30 am: Breakfast
9:45 am – 10:30 am: Activity
11:45 am – 1:15 pm: Lunch
2:30 pm – 3:45 pm: Movie (TBD)
3:45 pm - 5:30 pm: Free Choice Activity
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm: Dinner
7:00 pm – 7:30 pm: Movie Discussion Groups
7:30 pm - 7:45 pm: Evaluation
7:45 pm - 10:00 pm: Free time
10:15 pm: Bed Checks


Tuesday, July 29
7:30 am – 8:30 am: Breakfast
9:45 am – 10:30 am: Activity
11:45 am – 1:15 pm: Lunch
2:30 pm – 3:20 pm: Faculty Q&A Panel
3:35 pm - 4:30 pm: The Arena Debate
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm: Free Choice Activity
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm: Dinner
8:00 pm - 8:30 pm: Closing Remarks & Evaluation
8:30 pm - 10:00 pm: Free time
10:15 pm: Bed Checks


Wednesday, July 30
7:30 am – 8:30 am: Breakfast
7:30 am - 11:30 am: Students Depart

SEMINARS

Applications for FEE's 2015 seminars will be available in the winter. Please check back here then for upcoming programs!

Summer Seminars Testimonials

"At FEE, I was first exposed to ideas that would inspire the rest of my time in university, and eventually my career." - Zachary Caceres

"[I really enjoyed this] opportunity to learn about not only what is happening in America, but throughout the world. FEE's goal is to 'inspire, educate, and connect' and I'm proud to say it has achieved all that and more with me." - Jeanette H.

"This seminar has provided me with the knowledge necessary to educate my peers and support an educated, non-biased argument for free market economics." - Santana W.

Read what other students had to say about our summer seminars.

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