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2018 The Morality of Free Markets at Cedarville

FEE Seminar (Ages 14 - 17)
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - Friday, July 13, 2018
251 N. Main St. Cedarville, OH 45314

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.

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Schedule

12:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Check in at dorm

04:15 PM - 05:00 PM

Opening Remarks

05:00 PM - 05:45 PM

Talk: Real Heroes

06:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Dinner

07:00 PM - 07:15 PM

Pre-Seminar Content Review

07:15 PM - 08:15 PM

Opening Discussion & Ice Breaker

08:15 PM - 10:00 PM

Activity: Ice Cream Social

10:15 PM - 10:30 PM

Bed Checks

07:45 AM - 08:45 AM

Breakfast

09:00 AM - 09:45 AM

Talk: Moral History of Markets / Economic Thinkers (Marc Clauson)

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Talk: Introduction to Free Market Economics (Jeff Haymond & Bert Wheeler)

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Activity: Trading Grame

11:45 AM - 01:00 PM

Lunch

01:00 PM - 01:45 PM

Talk: A Christian Argument for Free Markets (Jeff Haymond)

02:00 PM - 02:45 PM

Talk: The Politics of Economics (Mark Caleb Smith)

02:45 PM - 03:45 PM

Activity: Group Photo & Free Time

03:45 PM - 04:30 PM

Talk: Social Justice: Through Markets or the State? (Cal Beisner)

04:45 PM - 05:00 PM

Feedback Collection

05:00 PM - 06:00 PM

Activity: Shark Tank Prep

06:00 PM - 07:15 PM

Dinner

07:15 PM - 08:30 PM

Activity: Scavenger Hunt

08:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Free Time

10:15 PM - 10:30 PM

Bed Checks

07:45 AM - 08:45 AM

Breakfast

09:00 AM - 09:45 AM

Talk: Why Socialism Fails—Economically, Morally and Politically (Bert Wheeler)

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Talk: Shark Tank Activity

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Econ in One Lesson Reading Discussion

11:45 AM - 01:00 PM

Lunch

01:00 PM - 01:45 PM

Talk: Market Based Stewardship (Cal Beisner)

02:00 PM - 02:45 PM

Talk: Entrepreneurial Case Study: The Proverbs 31 Woman (Jeff Haymond)

02:45 PM - 03:45 PM

Talk: Free Time (Optional Campus Tour)

03:45 PM - 04:30 PM

Activity: Seminar Olympics

04:30 PM - 05:00 PM

Activity: Prep for Faculty Q&A

05:00 PM - 05:45 PM

Activity: Faculty Q&A

05:45 PM - 07:00 PM

Dinner

07:00 PM - 07:45 PM

Talk: The Call of the Entrepreneur (Brian Brenberg)

07:45 PM - 08:15 PM

Closing Remarks & Seminar Olympics Awards

08:45 PM - 10:00 PM

Free Time

10:15 PM - 10:30 PM

Bed Checks

07:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Students Depart

07:45 AM - 08:45 AM

Breakfast

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Travel Information

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.

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