Caterpillar Spirit of America Youth Leadership Program
One hundred students and ten teachers arrived Thursday, November 14 from Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin. They participated in four days of fun-filled activities while learning about America's Founding, our democratic government, the rights and responsibilities of citizenship, the judicial system, while also visiting both historic Philadelphia and Valley Forge.
Thank you to the Caterpillar Foundation in Peoria, Illinois for sponsoring these amazing students. Above is Caterpillar Government Affairs Manager Katie Hays with President Thomas Jefferson and FFVF President Michael DiYeso.
The Navy League of Philadelphia is throwing a party to watch the Army/Navy game on December 14 at 2:30 PM in Manayunk, PA. Go root for your team, and support some good causes at the same time.
Check out the flier for details.
Summer 2014 Graduate Programs
Freedoms Foundation will be sponsoring three summer graduate programs for teachers in 2014.
Revolution in the Middle States will explore the American Revolution in Pennsylvania and New Jersey from June 30 - July 5. Experience Independence Day in Philadelphia and Valley Forge Park.
Presidential History and Heritage North will travel from Boston to Gettysburg visiting homes, libraries, and other historic sites associated with some of our nation's most important presidents and first ladies. Program runs from July 9 - 15.
Teaching American History and the Medal of Honor Legacy is conducted in partnership with the Congressional Medal of Honor Society and Foundation and trains teachers in their Character Development Program. Held at Freedoms Foundation from July 20 - 25, this program will explore World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Iraw, and Afghanistan through the eyes of Medal of Honor Recipients and other veterans with scholars.
Download our 2014 flier for more details. Scholarships are available for all three programs for teachers from the Pacific Northwest. Special scholarships for the Medal of Honor Legacy program are available, including 25 for Wisconsin secondary teachers.
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