There is no other economic system that can generate the material prosperity of capitalism. But is capitalism a moral system? During this 3-day seminar at Clemson University (for ages 18-26), you'll discover whether or not capitalism is compatible with morality, justice, and human flourishing in today’s complex world.
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At the end of your life-changing 3 days, you'll feel empowered to defend capitalism on moral grounds and have a memorable experience that you can add to your resume.
We have awesome news! Until March 31st you can attend for just $79 (half off the regular price). We still have a limited number of travel and tuition reimbursement scholarships available, and many students receive one or both of these scholarships. It's free to apply (it only takes about 10 minutes), so start your application today!
This is a partner program sponsored by the Clemson Institute for the Study of Capitalism.
Lawrence W. Reed is President of the Foundation for Economic Education and the author of the book Real Heroes: Inspiring True Stories of Courage, Character and Conviction. Follow on Twitter and Like on Facebook.
You should plan to arrive at Clemson University (Calhoun Dr, Clemson, SC 29634) no later than 5:00 pm on Thursday, May 25th, and all participants are required to depart by 2:00 pm on Sunday, May 28th.
Plan to fly into Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP). Clemson University is about 45-minutes from the airport, and we will do our best to pick everyone up (including making a run later in the evening to pick up the inevitable stragglers), but we are not guaranteeing transport from the airport to Clemson.
Taxi service is available for about a $60 - $100 per trip as well as other shuttle services to and from the airport. If you have any questions about travel to and from the airport, please contact Eric Allison, [email protected].
Please choose a flight that arrives before 3 pm on Thursday, May 26th and do not plan to leave the seminar earlier than 1 pm (which means a flight that departs no earlier than 3 pm) on Sunday, May 28th.
You will be staying in suite style dorms in a double occupancy room with a roommate that shares a bathroom with another double occupancy room. Linens (bed sheets, pillowcases and towels) will be provided with your room, but you should bring a light blanket if you are susceptible to cold.