Congressional Seminar

Democracy in Action!

Explore the political and legislative process.

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Washington D.C.

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June 25 - July 1, 2022

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$1945

Your Turn to Make the Rules

Participate in Model Congress, a simulation which offers an opportunity to learn by role playing the difficult tasks of developing national policy and writing laws.

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Draft

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Debate

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Vote

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The Model Congress helped me find what I believe in, and allowed me a safe place to voice my opinion. I learned how to defend my position as well as strategically poke holes in the oppositions' arguments. Now I understand why it's important to learn about political issues.

– Hannah P., Hawai'i

Get the Experience

These are typical activities planned throughout the Congressional Seminar. To customize your experience, give us a call or send us an email with the additional educational experiences your school is interested in.

Seminar Specifics

  • Seven days in our nation's capital with on-site study of the U.S. Congress and Federal Government

  • Meet your U.S. Senators and Representatives on exclusive visits to Capitol Hill

  • Attend briefings with speakers from the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of government, think tanks, college professors, and the media

  • Visit the National Mall, Mount Vernon, and the memorials and monuments of Washington D.C.

  • Explore future career opportunities

  • Gala Dinner and Dance Cruise on the Potomac River

Lodging and Transportation

  • Campus housing – safe and superb academic setting with the recreational facilities at American University

  • Breakfast and dinner each day of the seminar

  • Chartered motor coach transportation in and around the Washington D.C. area

  • Full-time presence of trained seminar staff to provide interpretation, facilitation, and supervision

SAMPLE SCHEDULE

Questions?

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