2018 The Morality of Free Markets at Cedarville
What kind of economic system do we need to truly benefit everyone, including the poor? Join us this summer as we discuss this and more at Cedarville University - one of the top Christian colleges in the Midwest.
Learn - Make Connections - Have a Great Time
At this 3-day summer camp, high schoolers will have a unique opportunity to:
- Hear inspiring stories and insights as you discover new ways of thinking about global economic issues like socialism, poverty, and income inequality
- Leverage the entrepreneurial mindset during character-building competitions like Shark Tank, and gain a skill set that will help you truly create value for others
- Learn the virtues of heroic innovators along with the intellectual tools needed to make a positive impact wherever your faith leads
- Make life-long connections and build lasting friendships with other top students during unforgettable activities, campus tours, and socials
Registration Deadline Extended - Limited Slots
Students can join us for just $79. There are also limited reimbursement scholarships available. Register before April 30th, before all slots are filled!
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)
Activity: Shark Tank
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. Shuttles will begin running at 11:30 AM from the airport and will stop running at 5 PM on July 10th. The last shuttle will leave campus at 12 PM on July 13th. We will email you details about the shuttle as the seminar gets closer.
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.
If you have questions, contact Anna Jane Parrill at [email protected].