2017 Humanities Summer Enrichment Experiences
To Kill a Mockingbird Humanities Summer Enrichment
Attention classic film and T.V. buffs! Spend a summer afternoon learning about film preservation and seeing one of the best films of all time on the big screen at the National Audio-Visual Conservation Center in Culpeper, VA. The Commonwealth Governor's School has reserved the National Conservation Center, Packard Theater for a private screening of the Academy Award winning film, To Kill a Mockingbird on July 26th at 1:00 p.m. Not only will you have an opportunity to see a movie classic but you will see it in an art deco movie theater which resembles a movie theater from the 1930s and 40s. The theater and Conservation Center is under the direction of the Library of Congress. In addition to seeing 'To Kill a Mockingbird', a film archivist from the center will talk about the film, the center's work in preserving the classics, movie history, and the facility's collection of films, television shows, and radio programs. Must RSVP by June 2nd.
July 26th at 1:00 p.m.--Bus leaves Warrenton LFCC at Noon
Join Mrs. Stephens for a day at the Newseum to build a deeper understanding of our First Amendment freedoms. As a group, we will attend a Newseum class called “You Can’t Say That” where we will learn about situations when the freedoms outlined in the First Amendment are not absolute. During the remainder of our visit, students will be free to explore the many amazing exhibits and films including the Pulitzer Prize Photographs Gallery, the Berlin Wall Gallery, the Journalists Memorial, and “Louder Than Words” which explores the crucial influence of rock and roll in politics and social movements around the world. Space is limited to 14 students, so sign up quickly to reserve your spot! We will depart from the Warrenton LFCC campus on Monday, August 7th at 6:30 a.m.and return around 4:30 p.m.
If you’ve never visited this outstanding museum, click here (Newseum) to explore the museum website. Admission to the museum is free for students. Students will be responsible for Metro fare (approximately $10 round trip) and lunch at the Newseum.
Please RSVP by June 16th.
Please RSVP by June 2nd.
The Fed Experience in Richmond
The Fed Experience offers a variety of multimedia and hands-on exhibits to illustrate key economic and personal finance concepts such as markets, financial decision making, innovation, economic growth and price stability. Tour from 10:00- 11:30, independent tour from 11:30-12:30, followed by lunch at Bottoms Up Pizza. Government and Economics students encouraged, all welcome.
August 3rd--Bus leaves Warrenton LFCC at 8:00 AM