2018 The Morality of Free Markets at Cedarville
Nearly every complaint you hear today about the economy involves issues of inequality, morality, or the abuse of power. What kind of social system do we need to truly help the poor? Join us this summer as we discuss these topics and more at Cedarville University - one of the top Christian colleges in the Midwest.
What's on the Agenda
At this 3-day seminar for high school-aged students, get ready to:
- Hear inspiring stories and insights as you discover new ways of thinking about global economic issues like socialism
- Leverage the entrepreneurial mindset during fierce competitions like Shark Tank and Seminar Olympics
- Learn the virtues of heroic innovators along with the skills you need to make a positive impact wherever your faith leads
- Connect with other top students during fun activities, campus tours, and socials
Register Today ... Limited Slots
The cost to attend is only $79, but the benefits last a lifetime (it also looks great on your resume and college applications). There's also a limited number of reimbursement scholarships available. Register by March 31st!
Seminar is limited to the first 150 registrants.
Check in at dorm
Talk: Real Heroes
Pre-Seminar Content Review
Opening Discussion & Ice Breaker
Activity: Ice Cream Social
Talk: Moral History of Markets / Economic Thinkers (Marc Clauson)
Talk: Introduction to Free Market Economics (Jeff Haymond & Bert Wheeler)
Activity: Trading Grame
Talk: A Christian Argument for Free Markets (Jeff Haymond)
Talk: The Politics of Economics (Mark Caleb Smith)
Activity: Group Photo & Free Time
Talk: Social Justice: Through Markets or the State? (Cal Beisner)
Activity: Shark Tank Prep
Activity: Scavenger Hunt
Talk: Why Socialism Fails—Economically, Morally and Politically (Bert Wheeler)
Talk: Shark Tank Activity
Econ in One Lesson Reading Discussion
Talk: Market Based Stewardship (Cal Beisner)
Talk: Entrepreneurial Case Study: The Proverbs 31 Woman (Jeff Haymond)
Talk: Free Time (Optional Campus Tour)
Activity: Seminar Olympics
Activity: Prep for Faculty Q&A
Activity: Faculty Q&A
Talk: The Call of the Entrepreneur (Brian Brenberg)
Closing Remarks & Seminar Olympics Awards
Cedarville University, Ohio
You should plan to arrive at Cedarville University (251 N. Main St. Cedarville, OH 45314) no later than 3:00 PM on Tuesday, July 10th, and all participants are required to depart by 12:00 PM on Friday, July 13th.
If you are flying, plan to fly into Dayton International Airport (DAY). FEE will provide a shuttle to campus from each airport on arrival day and back to each airport on departure day. Shuttle schedules will be emailed to registrants.
Because of the travel time to and from the campus, please choose a flight that arrives before 1:30 PM on Tuesday, July 10th and a flight that departs after 9:30 AM on Friday, July 13th.
You will be staying in traditional dorm rooms with a roommate of your same gender and will share a community bathroom with other students on your hall, also of your same gender. Linens are NOT provided, so you will need to bring your own bedding (sheets sized Twin XL or a sleeping bag), a pillow, and a towel. Be sure to bring any toiletries (shampoo, body wash, toothbrush, etc.) you might need as well.