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2018 Economics in the Real World at Ronald Reagan

FEE Seminar (Ages 14 - 17)
Monday, June 25, 2018 - Thursday, June 28, 2018
19000 Ronald Reagan High School, San Antonio, TX 78258

What kind of world do you want? How can you use economics to make it a reality? To uncover the tools needed to better understand the world around you, join us at Ronald Reagan High School for a unique day camp experience!

Discover New Ideas - Build Friendships - Have Fun

At this 3-day camp, high schoolers will have an incredible opportunity to:

  • Learn the secrets to leveraging the economic way of thinking during eye-opening talks and character-building competitions like the Economist's Challenge
  • Discover new ways of thinking about global economic issues including poverty, the rising cost of education, and income inequality
  • Connect with other top students during unforgettable activities, socials, and hands-on economic experiments like the Trading Game
  • Gain an entrepreneurial tool set you can leverage to get what you want out of life and ultimately change the world

NOTE: Students will not be staying overnight at Ronald Reagan High School and will be responsible for transportation to and from the seminar each day.

Registration Deadline Extended - Limited Slots

Students can join us for just $79. There are also limited reimbursement scholarships available. Register before April 22nd, before all slots are filled!

Schedule

09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Check in

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Opening Remarks

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Talk: What Kind of World Do You Want?

12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

Lunch

01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Activity: Scavenger Hunt

02:15 PM - 03:30 PM

Activity: I, Pencil Viewing, Brief Discussion, Challenge

03:30 PM - 04:00 PM

Social: Teams meet

09:00 AM - 09:45 AM

Social: Morning Intro; Group Photo

09:15 AM - 10:00 AM

Talk: Understanding the World through Economics (Matt Mitchell)

10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

Talk: Do "The Rules" Matter? (Paul Cwik)

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Activity: The Economist's Challenge - Round 1

12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

Lunch

01:00 PM - 01:45 PM

Activity: Trading Game

02:00 PM - 02:45 PM

Talk: Getting What you Want in Life

03:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Social: Group Activity

09:00 AM - 09:15 AM

Social: Morning Intro

09:15 AM - 10:00 AM

Talk: Answering the Tough Questions (Paul Cwik)

10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

Talk: Political vs. Economic Thinking (Matt Mitchell)

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Discussion

12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

Lunch

01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Activity: Group Activity

02:15 PM - 03:00 PM

Talk: How can you use Economics in your daily life?

03:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Activity: Prep for Final Presentations

09:00 AM - 09:15 AM

Morning Intro

09:15 AM - 10:00 AM

Talk: Obstacles to Real World Success (Matt Mitchell)

10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

Discussion

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Activity: Prep for Final Presentations

12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

Lunch

01:00 PM - 01:45 PM

Talk: The Morality of Capitalism (Paul Cwik)

02:00 PM - 02:45 PM

Activity: Final Presentations

03:00 PM - 03:45 PM

Activity: Faculty Q&A Panel

03:45 PM - 04:00 PM

Activity: Closing Ceremonies

Add this to your calendar:

Monday 25
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Ronald Reagan High School, Texas

Ronald Reagan High School
19000 Ronald Reagan
San Antonio, TX 78258

NOTE: This is a day only program. Students will not be staying overnight at Ronald Reagan High School and will be responsible for transportation to and from the seminar each day. 

If you have questions, contact Anna Jane Parrill at [email protected].

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