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Kansas


Topeka, Kansas

2024 TeenPact Kansas
Registration Opens September 1

Class Director TBA
For students ages 13-19
  • Four Day Class March 18-21, 2024
    Monday, 1:00 p.m - 5:00 p.m.; Tuesday - Thursday, 8:45 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    Price TBA for First Time Students; Price TBA for Alumni Students
  • Political Communication Workshop March 22, 2024
    Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Standalone Price TBA; Price with Four Day Class TBA
  • Student Housing
For students ages 8-12
  • One Day Class March 22, 2024
    Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Price TBD
Contact Information

Craig and Sussie Sharp, State Coordinators - 816-668-6603 - [email protected]

Four Day Class

March 18-21, 2024

The Four Day Class is a dynamic, hands-on leadership experience where students learn about state government from a Christian worldview. Students gather to run for 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.

 

For more information about the Four Day Class, click here.

 

Where

Kansas Capitol Visitor Center Auditorium

 

When

Arrive on Monday by 12:45 p.m.

 

Details

Arrive in Professional Attire, according to our Dress Code, and check in at the TeenPact Welcome Table. Please be sure to eat lunch prior to arriving at the Capitol. Any further details will be communicated by your State Coordinator, via email, prior to the event.

 

Note: Please allow enough time to go through security upon arriving at the building.

 

parking

Kansas Capitol Visitor Center Auditorium

 

directions

Click here for directions to Visitor Center.

 

bring this
  • Your completed Homework with your name on each page
  • Bible
  • Notebook
  • Pen or pencil
  • Bag or Backpack to carry your belongings
  • Reusable water bottle
not that
  • Weapons (including knives, firearms, etc.)
  • Media devices (including tablets, books, computers, etc.)
    We will be media free for the week in accordance with our Media Policy.

 

Details

Lunches will be catered for all registered Students and Chaperones at the Four Day Class and is included in the cost of the program.

 

Questions

If you have any questions about the lunches provided or to discuss allergy needs, contact your State Coordinating Team at [email protected].

 

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.

When

Monday – Thursday evenings, directly following the Four Day Class.

 

Where

Chihowa Retreat Center

 

Details

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 and Students not staying at the camp are invited to join as well. If you’re not registered to stay at the camp, please contact your State Coordinating Team at [email protected] for more information.

 

parents

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.

 

graduation

When

Thursday at 1:00 p.m.

 

Where

The Memorial Hall Auditorium

 

Details

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!

 

Political Communication Workshop

March 22, 2024

The Political Communication Workshop trains Students to analyze, execute, and interpret public presentations through a variety of activities and discussions. Students are challenged to develop critical thinking skills as they learn what communication looks like in the political realm. For Students ages 13 – 19.

 

Fore more information about the Political Communication Workshop, click here.

 

Where

The Kansas Capitol Visitor Center

 

When

Arrive on Friday by 9:45 a.m.

 

Details

Arrive in Professional Attire, according to our Dress Code, and check in at the TeenPact Welcome Table. Any further details will be communicated by your State Coordinator, via email, prior to the event.

 

Note: Please allow enough time to go through security upon arriving at the building.

 

parking

Various parking options are available around the Capitol Building. Click here for more information.

 

directions

Click here for directions to the Capitol Building.

 

bring this
  • Bible
  • Notebook
  • Pen or pencil
  • Bag or Backpack to carry your belongings
  • Reusable water bottle
not that
  • Weapons (including knives, firearms, etc.)
  • Media devices (including tablets, books, computers, etc.)
    We will be media free for the day in accordance with our Media Policy.

 

Details

Lunches will be catered for all registered Students and Chaperones at the Political Communication Workshop and is included in the cost of the program.

 

Questions

If you have any questions about the lunches provided or to discuss allergy needs, contact your State Coordinating Team at [email protected].

 

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 22, 2024

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 local government, pray for their leaders, discuss their mock legislation, and so much more! For Students ages 8 – 12.

 

For more information about the One Day Class, click here

 

Where

Memorial Hall

 

When

Arrive on Friday by 9:45 a.m.

 

Details

Arrive in Professional Attire, according to our Dress Code, and check in at the TeenPact Welcome Table. Any further details will be communicated by your State Coordinator, via email, prior to the event.

 

Note: Please allow enough time to go through security upon arriving at the building.

 

parking

Various parking options are available around the Capitol Building, near Memorial Hall. Click here for more information.

 

directions

Click here for directions to Memorial Hall.

 

bring this
  • Your completed Homework with your name on each page
  • Bible
  • Notebook
  • Pen or pencil
  • Bag or Backpack to carry your belongings
  • Reusable water bottle
not that
  • Weapons (including knives, firearms, etc.)
  • Media devices (including tablets, books, computers, etc.)
    We will be media free for the day in accordance with our Media Policy.

 

Details

Lunches will be available for all Students and chaperones at the One Day Class. You may purchase lunch at time of online registration for $7 per person.

 

Questions

If you have any questions about the lunches provided or to discuss allergy needs, contact your State Coordinating Team at [email protected].

 

Parent/Chaperone Requirement

One Day Students are required to have a parent or chaperone with them at all times. Please plan on staying with your Student for the duration of the class. 

 

families and groups

If you plan to bring more than one Student to the class, please let the Staff Team know which Students you are with as you check in at the Welcome Table so they can keep your Students grouped together during the day.