Laura Larson - 480-729-1129
Where to Meet
The Four Day Class will meet at the Arizona State Capitol Executive Tower, 1700 W Washington Street, Phoenix. The Arizona State Capitol Executive Tower is the 9-story building directly west of the Capitol Museum. We will meet in the Governor’s Conference Room on the 2nd floor. Please arrive no later than 12:30 pm on Monday, February 5th, 2018. Please bring a sack lunch and drink each day (plastic utensils okay).
On Thursday, February 8th, from 1-3 pm, plan to join us for our Four Day students graduation in the Governor’s Conference Room, on the 3rd floor. Families are welcome to attend. Please bring snacks to share, in disposable containers, ready to serve. If your last name starts with A-L please bring sweet snacks; M-Z bring salty snacks. Drop them of with a staff member before attending graduation.
Security Clearance – Please note that all students will need to go through security walk through scanners each day upon entering the Executive Tower and also have their belongings scanned. Please allow up to 20 minutes for this as there may be a line. Please travel light as it makes it easier for all.
The Political Communication Workshop will meet in the Executive Tower, 2nd floor Conference Room on Friday, February 9th, 2018, from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. Please arrive no later than 9:30 am in the Arizona State Capitol Executive Tower and a staff member will take you to your class room. Please bring a sack lunch and a drink or you may purchase a lunch from the Arizona Capitol Cafe, located in the basement of the Executive Towers.
The One Day Class will meet at the Arizona State Capitol in the House of Representatives Chamber on Friday, February 9th, 2018, from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. Please review our dress code and arrive no later than 9:30 am*. Please bring a sack lunch and a drink. For more information, please contact the One Day Coordinator, Mrs. Renee Mosiman, at 480-456-4664.
*Please Note: All students will need to go through Security upon entering the House of Representatives. You will meet in front of the House of Representatives and Security personnel will take our group to the House of Representatives. Please be on time for our assisted group access.
What to Bring
To the Capitol:
– Your completed homework with your name on each page
– A bagged lunch/drink from home each day
– A bible, notebook and pen
– Please review our dress code before attending the class
What NOT to bring:
– Any sort of knife or firearm
– Remember, we will be media-free during this week so plan on leaving your iPods, iPads, and laptops at home during the week. Cell phones must be turned off and kept in your backpack during class. Thank you!
Four Day Class, Graduation, and the Political Communications Workshop: Parking is available west of the Executive Tower in a parking lot along 19th Ave between Adams and Jefferson streets. Park in the numbered spaces that do not have a “Reserved” sign.
One Day Class: Free parking for visitors to the Arizona House of Representatives is available. The parking lot is on the east side of the capitol. The entrance is on the north side on Adams (take Jefferson east to 15th Ave and turn left. Proceed to Washington and turn left. Washington turns into Adams and is a one-way street going west). Look for the entrance to the north visitor parking area before you get to 17th Ave.
From the North
Take Interstate 17 south to the Jefferson Street exit. Turn left (east) onto Jefferson street (it’s a one-way street) and drive approximately one-half mile to 19th Avenue and turn left (north), then right (east) onto Washington Street. Parking lot is off 19th Avenue.
From the South
Take Interstate 17 north to the 19th Avenue exit. Turn right (north) onto 19th Avenue and go approximately 1.25 miles to Washington Street and turn right (east) again, at which point you will see parking to your right.
From the West
From Interstate 17 south and the Jefferson Street exit, turn left (east) onto Jefferson Street (it’s a one-way street) and drive approximately one-half mile to 19th Avenue and turn left (north). At this point, you will see parking in front of the Capitol.
From the East
At Interstate 10 and the 19th Avenue exit, go south just past Adams Street and parking is in front of the Capitol.
Host homes may be available for out of town students. If you are in need of housing for the week, please contact Laura Larson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 480-729-1129 for more information. If you would like to bless another family by serving as a host home, please email email@example.com.
Evening sessions are an integral part of the TeenPact experience, allowing students to combine the academic emphasis at the Capitol with a spiritual focus on students’ relationships with God and one another. Evening sessions are offered at no additional cost.
We will meet Monday from 5:30 to 9:00 pm and Tuesday from 4 to 9 pm following class dismissal. We will meet at Bethany Bible Church, 6060 N 7th Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85013 in the Activity Center. We allow time for the staff and leadership to drive to the church, change, and set up. Please do not drop students off early unless staff is on site.
Please make plans to join us, families are ALL welcome to attend. After class, students are welcome to change into TeenPact appropriate casual clothes at the church. Join us at Bethany Bible Church for a potluck (we ask the parents to help provide food for the potluck) on Monday and Tuesday after class. Students will enjoy a time of eating dinner together, worshiping, being challenged by a message from the Class Director, possibly playing games, participating in small groups, and praying together.
Wednesday, please plan to join us for our Annual Pizza Party and Ultimate Frisbee Competition and fellowship time on the lawn in front of the Historic Arizona State Capitol! The cost is $5 per person and all family members may join us. The evening will include pizza, worship, fellowship, and time to play Frisbee from 3:30 – 6:00 pm, Please plan to pick-up your students at 6:00 pm in the parking lot by the memorials. We look forward to seeing you there!
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You may invite us to speak about TeenPact Leadership Schools – Arizona at your Co-ops, Support Groups, Used Curriculum Sales, or PE Club meetings – anytime during the year! We are grateful for the opportunity to share about the value of attending a TeenPact Leadership Class. You may contact Mrs. Laura Larson, Arizona State Coordinator at: firstname.lastname@example.org or 480-729-1129 to set up a meeting.