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Connecticut


Hartford, Connecticut

Connecticut
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For students ages 13-19
  • Four Day Class March 25-28, 2019
    Monday: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Tuesday - Thursday: 8:45 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    $270 first time students; $230 alumni students
  • Political Communication Workshop March 29, 2019
    Friday: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    $50 standalone rate; $40 with Four Day Class
  • Student Housing
    Please see below for housing information
For students ages 8-12
  • One Day Class March 29, 2019
    Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    $40 for the first child; $35 for additional siblings
Contact Information

Pam Roberts, State Coordinator - 860-576-2940 - connecticut@teenpact.com

Four Day Class

March 25-28, 2019

The Four Day Class is a dynamic, hands-on leadership experience where students learn about state government from a Christian worldview. Students gather at their local State Capitol to run for student office, participate in a mock legislature, and learn about how they can be effective leaders in their community back home. For students ages 13-19.

 

Students should plan to meet at the Connecticut State Capitol by 12:45 p.m. on Monday. TeenPact Staff will greet you and show you to the classroom.

 

Please plan to eat lunch prior to arriving at the class.

 

parking

There is limited public parking available on level one of the garage adjacent to the Legislative Office Building. Free street parking is available on Hungerford Street (across the street from the Legislative Office Building, and across Capitol Avenue). A public parking garage is located in the CT Education Association Building on Oak Street (diagonally across to the left from the Legislative Office Building).

 

directions

Click here for a map to the Connecticut State Capitol.

 

bring this

  • Your completed homework with your name on each page
  • Bible
  • Notebook
  • Pen or pencil
  • A sack lunch for Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday

 

not that

  • Weapons (including knives and firearms)
  • Media devices (including tablets, ipods, computers, etc.)
    We will be media free for the week.

 

Lunch is not included in the cost of the Four Day Class. Students should plan to bring a sack lunch from home each day, or money to purchase lunch from the cafeteria of the Legislative Office Building.

 

Evening Sessions are an integral part of the TeenPact experience, allowing students to combine the academic emphasis in class with a spiritual focus on students’ relationships with God and one another.

 

On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, TeenPact offers Evening Sessions that give students the opportunity to relax and fellowship with like-minded peers in a more casual environment. Students play games, participate in small groups, enjoy a time of worship, and are challenged by a message from the Class Director. Parents are invited as well. If interested, please purchase dinner for the week online at time of registration.

 

Evening sessions will be held Monday-Thursday at Truth Baptist Church. Below is the schedule of times for each evening.

  • Monday – 5:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday – 3:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday – 3:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
  • Thursday – 3:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Parents are invited to stay for as much of the class as possible. We love having parents observe what their students are learning! If you are not able to stay, you are welcome to drop off your student.

 

Please join us for graduation on Thursday beginning at 1:00 p.m. During graduation, students participate in a short mock legislative session, hear speeches from the elected officials, hear a charge from the Program Director, receive graduation certificates, and much more!

 

Also, please join us for a graduation party following the graduation ceremony! We will be meeting at Truth Baptist Church, South Windsor, from 3:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Families are warmly invited to come and celebrate the graduating class of TeenPact Connecticut 2019!

 

For those that are coming from out of town and need housing, please contact Pam Roberts to discuss possible arrangements.

 

Political Communication Workshop

March 29, 2019

The Political Communication Workshop trains students to analyze and interpret public presentations through a variety of activities and discussions. Students are challenged to develop critical thinking skills as they participate in policy debates, practice political negotiations, and discuss current events. For students ages 13-19.

 

Students should plan to meet at the Connecticut State Capitol by 9:45 a.m. on Friday. TeenPact Staff will greet you and show you to the classroom.

 

parking

There is limited public parking available on level one of the garage adjacent to the Legislative Office Building. Free street parking is available on Hungerford Street (across the street from the Legislative Office Building, and across Capitol Avenue). A public parking garage is located in the CT Education Association Building on Oak Street (diagonally across to the left from the Legislative Office Building).

 

directions

Click here for a map to the Connecticut State Capitol.

 

bring this

  • Bible
  • Notebook
  • Pen or pencil
  • Sack lunch

 

not that

  • Weapons (including knives and firearms)
  • Media devices (including tablets, ipods, computers, etc.)
    We will be media free for the day.

 

Lunch is not included in the cost of the Political Communication Workshop. Students should plan to bring a sack lunch from home each day, or money to purchase lunch from the cafeteria of the Legislative Office Building.

 

Parents are invited to stay for as much of the class as possible. We love having parents observe what their students are learning! If you are not able to stay, you are welcome to drop off your student.

 

One Day Class

March 29, 2019

The One Day Class is an action-packed day full of exciting experiences that introduce students to their state government using a dynamic, hands-on approach. Students are led by an energetic staff team as they explore their Capitol, pray for their leaders, discuss their mock legislation, and so much more! For students ages 8-12.

 

Students should plan to meet at the Connecticut State Capitol by 9:45 a.m. on Friday. TeenPact Staff will greet you and show you to the classroom.

 

parking

There is limited public parking available on level one of the garage adjacent to the Legislative Office Building. Free street parking is available on Hungerford Street (across the street from the Legislative Office Building, and across Capitol Avenue). A public parking garage is located in the CT Education Association Building on Oak Street (diagonally across to the left from the Legislative Office Building).

 

directions

Click here for a map to the Connecticut State Capitol.

 

 

bring this

  • Your completed homework with your name on each page
  • Bible
  • Notebook
  • Pen or pencil
  • Sack lunch

 

not that

  • Weapons (including knives and firearms)
  • Media devices (including tablets, ipods, computers, etc.)
    We will be media free for the day.

 

Lunch is not included in the cost of the One Day Class. Students should plan to bring a sack lunch from home each day, or money to purchase lunch from the cafeteria of the Legislative Office Building.

 

Parents are required to stay with their students (and students they may be chaperoning from another family) for the entire class.