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Liberty & Learning Youth Conference

The Liberty and Learning Youth Conference previously planned for June 2020 has been cancelled. We look forward to welcoming students for our July and August 2020 programs.

Rising high school sophomores through seniors are invited to study with Hillsdale College faculty this summer while also taking advantage of the College’s John Anthony Halter Shooting Sports Education Center. Students with all levels of firearms experience are welcome.

You’ll study the American Founding and the principles of Constitutional government, receive a supervised introduction to shooting sports, and enjoy the beauty of the Hillsdale College campus. By competing in a Constitutional essay contest, you’ll also have an opportunity to win a $3,000 renewable scholarship to Hillsdale College.

Applications are encouraged no later than April 1, but will be reviewed until the program has reached capacity. In addition to the application online, we’ll ask you to write a short essay, and to submit two letters of recommendation, an official high school transcript, official ACT/CLT/SAT/PLAN/CL10/PSAT scores (one required), and résumé.

2020 Program Dates

July 22 – July 25
August 2 – August 5

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Students who are accepted to the program will be asked to pay a non-refundable $300 program fee to cover transfers from Detroit Metropolitan Airport (if necessary), three daily meals, residence hall lodging, course instruction and materials, and course activities.