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New Mexico


Santa Fe, New Mexico

New Mexico
Registration Opens September 1

Class Director TBD
For students ages 13-19
  • Four Day Class February 4-7, 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 February 8, 2019
    Friday: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    $50 standalone rate; $40 with four day class
  • Student Housing February 4-8, 2019 Please see below for housing information
For students ages 8-12
  • One Day Class February 8, 2019
    Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    $40 for the first child; $35 for additional siblings
Contact Information

Dawn Thompson, State Coordinator •  575-649-8863 •  newmexico@teenpact.com

Four Day Class

February 4-7, 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.

 

Please meet the TeenPact staff in the New Mexico State Capitol rotunda by 12:30 p.m. From there, you will be directed to the classroom. If you are familiar with Apodaca Hall in the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission Building (the old PERA building), you may go directly there at 12:45 p.m. All students should eat lunch prior to class.

 

Please review our dress code before attending the class.

 

There is limited parking available around the PERA building, where Apodaca Hall is located. There is metered parking around the Capitol but it is extremely limited.  The Drury Plaza provides complimentary valet parking for guests and it is a short walk to Apodaca Hall. You may drop your luggage off at the Drury before class. If you are not staying at the hotel, you may contact them for rates for contact them for their parking rates at 800-378-7946.

 

Click here for a map to PERA building.

 

Click here for a map to the Drury Plaza Hotel.

 

bring this

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

 

not that

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

 

We are pleased to provide all Four Day Students with catered lunch, provided by our host hotel. All students must purchase lunch at time of registration for just $10 per person per day. Please select your lunch options accordingly.

 

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 and Wednesday, TeenPact offers Evening Sessions at the Drury Plaza Hotel 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. Commuter students and parents are welcome and encouraged to attend.

 

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., in Apodaca Hall on the second floor of the old PERA building. 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!

 

Our host hotel is the Drury Plaza in Santa Fe. It is a short walk from the hotel to the Capitol. All reservations must be made by December 28 in order to receive the TeenPact rate when registering. Please call 800-378-7946 to reserve a room.

 

Rooms are $100/per night and include a hot breakfast, a complimentary menu of hot foods and beverages from 5:30-7:00 p.m., as well as free parking. Check in is available at 3:00 p.m. and check out is at 12:00 p.m. 

 

NOTE: TeenPact is not responsible for the safety and supervision of students outside of class hours. We ask that all attendees at the hotel have adult supervision.

 

Political Communication Workshop

February 8, 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.

 

The TeenPact staff will meet students in the lobby of the Drury Plaza where they will walk as a group to the PERA building. Please plan to meet in the lobby by 9:30 a.m.

 

You will be dismissed from the class so parents may pick students up at the PERA building.

 

Please review our dress code before attending the class.

 

parking

There is limited parking available around the PERA building, where Apodaca Hall is located. There is metered parking around the Capitol but it is extremely limited.  The Drury Plaza provides complimentary valet parking for guests and it is a short walk to Apodaca Hall. You may drop your luggage off at the Drury before class. If you are not staying at the hotel, you may contact them for rates for contact them for their parking rates at 800-378-7946.

 

directions

Click here for a map to the Drury Plaza Hotel, where students should meet Staff before the Political Communication Workshop.

 

bring this

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

 

not that

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

 

We are pleased to provide all Students at the Political Communication Workshop with catered lunch, provided by our host hotel. All students must purchase lunch at time of registration for just $10 per person. Please select your lunch options accordingly.

 

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

February 8, 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.

 

The TeenPact staff will meet students in the New Mexico State Capitol rotunda and from there they will direct students to the classroom, Apodaca Hall in the old PERA building directly east of the Round House. Please plan to arrive by 9:45 a.m.

 

Please review our dress code before attending the class.

 

parking

There is limited parking available around the PERA building, where Apodaca Hall is located. There is metered parking around the Capitol but it is extremely limited.  The Drury Plaza provides complimentary valet parking for guests and it is a short walk to Apodaca Hall. You may drop your luggage off at the Drury before class. If you are not staying at the hotel, you may contact them for rates for contact them for their parking rates at 800-378-7946.

 

Click here for a map to the Drury Plaza Hotel.

 

directions

Click here for a map to the New Mexico State Capitol.

 

Bring this

  • Your completed homework with your name on each page
  • Bible
  • Notebook
  • Pen or pencil
  • Lunch: Students will eat lunch with their parents.

 

not that

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

 

Lunch will not be provided for the One Day Class. Students and families should plan to bring a sack lunch from home.

 

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