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For Elementary, Middle and High School Students


History Encounters

The History Encounters Educational Travel Program for Elementary, Middle, and High School Students invites you to “Step into History.” We take school groups on a journey to the places where our country was founded, including Independence Hall and Valley Forge National Historical Parks. This is your chance to learn from experts and experience history and civic engagement in a whole new way!


For High School Students

Spirit of America Youth Leadership Program

Partner Organizations: FFVF Chapters

In this four-day conference, high school students interact with experts on citizenship, democracy, the judiciary, the political process, and the free enterprise system.  The program  includes thought-provoking lectures, historical tours, and experiential workshops, all designed to develop leadership skills and deepen an understanding of the rights and responsibilities  of engaged citizenship.

Most students are sponsored by local FFVF Chapters, but students without sponsors can sign up for the February conference.
Online registration is available here or email for cost and other information.

Learn about more of our student programs!


Service Learning in Public Policy

An exceptional leadership program designed to educate, inspire and prepare academically-motivated high school students.

Service Learning in Public Policy is an advanced leadership development program for high school achievers who want to be catalysts for positive change in their world. The week-long program, to be held at Freedoms Foundation’s Valley Forge, PA, campus, will include:

  • Meaningful service learning opportunities
  • Public policy courses and discussions
  • Leadership development and communications workshops
  • Presentations and discussions with college admissions officers to help students prepare for the college application process


Youth Advisory Council

Freedoms Foundation’s National Youth Advisory Council (YAC), comprised of twelve young leaders from across the country, is responsible for several tasks, including advising national headquarters on strategies and issues concerning educational programs, social media, and alumni outreach. The Council works on various service projects and initiatives to share the Foundation’s mission with others. These students also represent the Foundation nationally and locally.