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West Virginia


Charleston, West Virginia

West Virginia
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Class Director Peter Martin
For students ages 13-19
  • Four Day Class May 4-7, 2020
    Monday: 12:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Tuesday - Thursday: 8:45 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    $280 first time students; $240 alumni students
  • Political Communication Workshop May 8, 2020
    Friday: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    $50 standalone rate; $40 with Four Day Class
  • Student Housing Camp Virgil Tate
    $$195 for three nights; $$240 for four nights
For students ages 8-12
  • One Day Class May 8, 2020
    Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    $40 for the first child; $35 for additional siblings
Contact Information

Angela Naramore, State Coordinator - westvirginia@teenpact.com

Four Day Class

May 4-7, 2020

The Four Day class is a dynamic, hands-on program where students are taught all the elements of state government and student leadership through field experiences, prayer walks, mock legislation and much more. The class is led by a well trained student staff team who make learning educational, engaging and fun!

 

Please meet in the Rotunda of the West Virginia State Capitol by 12:45 p.m. on Monday. TeenPact staff will meet and direct you to the classroom. Students should plan to eat lunch prior to arriving at the class.

 

Note: If you are staying at the camp, all luggage must be dropped off at the camp prior to arrival at the class on Monday. Similarly, all luggage must be picked up from the camp prior to picking up your student on Thursday (or Friday if attending the Political Communication Workshop). No luggage is permissible at the Capitol.

 

Please review our dress code before attending the class.

 

Parking

There are several parking meters near the Employee Parking Garage as well as around the Capitol Complex.

 

directions

To the Camp

Camp Virgil Tate is located at 1400 Camp Virgil Tate Road, Charleston, WV.  It is approximately 20 miles north and west of the State Capitol.  Please use this address to find the best directions for you to follow from your starting point.

 

To the Capitol

Click here for a map to the West Virginia State Capitol.

 

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 week.

 

 

We are pleased to offer catered lunches to our Four Day Students. If you are staying at the Residential Camp during the week, lunch will be provided at no additional charge. If you are commuting to the class, you are welcome to purchase lunch for the Four Day Class online at time of registration for just $20, or plan to bring a sack lunch from home each day.

 

Essential to the TeenPact experience, Evening Sessions allow students to build friendships through games, worship and learning from biblical teaching.

 

On Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, 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. 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. We often like to say, “TeenPact is so much more than what happens at the capitol!” Parents are invited as well.  

 

Students who are not able to stay at the camp are invited to join us for dinner and Evening Sessions. Please contact your State Coordinating Team at westvirginia@teenpact.com for more information.

 

We love having parents stay for class!  And graduation! Parents are welcome and encouraged to stay and observe the Four Day class. We love having parents learning right alongside their student! If you’re unable to stay for the class, 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!

 

Political Communication Workshop

May 8, 2020

The Political Communication Workshop allows students to explore different aspects of political communication and public presentation through activities and discussions that will challenge students in their public speaking skills. Attendees will participate in a day filled with academic material ranging from policy debates and mock legislative sessions to field experiences, not to mention continued interaction with like minded teens and curriculum that guides students towards Biblical truth.

 

Please meet in the Rotunda of the West Virginia State Capitol by 9:45 a.m. on Friday. TeenPact staff will meet and direct you to the classroom.

 

Please review our dress code before attending the class.

 

Parking

There are several parking meters near the Employee Parking Garage as well as around the Capitol Complex.

 

directions

To the Camp

Click here for a map to the West Virginia State Capitol.

 

bring this

  • 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 offer catered lunches to students at the Political Communication Workshop. If you are a Four Day Student staying at the Residential Camp on Thursday night, Friday lunch will be provided at no additional cost. If you are commuting to the workshop, you may purchase lunch online at time of registration for just $7 per person, or bring a sack lunch from home.

 

Parents may either drop off their student at the class or stay and observe the class. We love having parents learn alongside their student!

 

Camp

May 4-8, 2020

Students are invited to stay with the staff at Camp Virgil Tate, located northwest of Charles, West Virginia. In addition to the time at the Capitol, staying at the camp gives students the opportunity to relax and fellowship with like-minded peers in a more casual environment. Students play games, participate in small groups, play Ultimate Frisbee, enjoy a time of worship, and are challenged by a message from the Class Director. Time at the camp is 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.

 

Lodging, transportation, and meals are included in the price of the residential camp fee of $195 for three nights or $240 for four nights.  To reserve your slot at the camp, please include this option online during registration. 

 

Students who are not able to stay at camp are invited to join us for the afternoon activities, dinner, and Evening Sessions. Please contact your State Coordinating Team at westvirginia@teenpact.com for more information.

 

All students and chaperones staying at the camp should drop off luggage at the camp prior to arriving at the Capitol on Monday. Luggage should be dropped off between 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Please pick up your student’s luggage prior to meeting with them at the Capitol on the final day of their class. Once again, plan to arrive at the camp to retrieve luggage between 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

 

Please click here for a map to Camp Virgil Tate.

 

bring this

  • Pillow
  • Towel
  • Sheets, blanket or sleeping bag
  • Toiletries
  • Capitol clothes (see dress code)
  • Comfortable camp clothes

 

not that

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

Essential to the TeenPact experience, Evening Sessions allow students to build friendships through games, worship and learning from biblical teaching.

 

On Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, 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. 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. We often like to say, “TeenPact is so much more than what happens at the capitol!” Parents are invited as well.  

 

Students who are not able to stay at the camp are invited to join us for dinner and Evening Sessions. Please contact your State Coordinating Team at westvirginia@teenpact.com for more information.

 

Are you looking for an opportunity to invest in the next generation and make some great new friends along the way? Join us as a chaperone for TeenPact Leadership Schools! You are invited to assist us with carrying out our goal of raising gospel-centered leaders. As a chaperone, you have many responsibilities, including staying in the room with a group of students, assisting with student transportation each day, and having the opportunity to observe or participate in aspects of the class, including Prayer Walks, TeenPact Legislature, and Evening Sessions. You may be asked to assist with preparing and distributing meals and snacks during lunch and Coffeehouse. You are also welcome to join the students for Rendezvous or have a separate Chaperone Rendezvous, which is an amazing time to pour into the students spiritually and be blessed yourself. You will be surprised by how much you personally receive through this week of service. Because you will be on site, you will be able to have the full TeenPact experience alongside your student, seeing first-hand how God uses the ministry to change lives. 

 

If you would like to join us, we would love you to register. As with many ministry opportunities there is a cost to serve. TeenPact invites parents to serve as chaperones for $140 for three nights or $180 for four nights. This registration fee covers your housing and meals for the week at our cost.

 

One Day Class

May 8, 2020

The One Day Class is a “snapshot” of what happens at the Four Day and is filled with worship, skits, prayer walks, discussing bills in committees, elections and much more.  It’s a fabulous day to spend with younger students while introducing them to state government processes.  

 

Please meet in the Rotunda of the West Virginia State Capitol by 9:45 a.m. on Friday. TeenPact staff will meet and direct you to the classroom.

 

Please review our dress code before attending the class.

 

Parking

There are several parking meters near the Employee Parking Garage as well as around the Capitol Complex.

 

directions

To the Camp

Click here for a map to the West Virginia State Capitol.

 

BRING THIS

  • Your completed homework with your name on each page
  • Bible
  • Notebook
  • Pen or pencil
  • Money for lunch (approximately $7)

 

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 offer catered lunches to students and families at the One Day Class for just $7 per person. If you would like to purchase lunch, you may do so online at time of registration. If you do not want to purchase lunch, families are welcome 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.