What is Constitution Camp?
Meet the Directors
Alicia Phelps was raised on the stage and started this Constitution Camp in 2011 to teach children while utilizing her expertise in education and the performing arts. She holds a degree in Elementary Education from Arizona State University and has many years of experience in choreography and directing children’s performance camps.
Nathan Phelps has taught lessons about America’s founding to thousands of students in elementary schools across the valley as a volunteer. He is passionate about helping the rising generation develop a love for America and an understanding of the principles of liberty upon which it was founded.
Alicia Langstraat is a professional children’s choir director and holds a degree in K-12 Music Education with a Choral Emphasis from Brigham Young University. Mrs. Langstraat is excited to combine her love of music and her love of Constitution and country in this summer camp.
Amanda Freeman has been a singer all her life. She loves singing in and conducting choirs and has found ways to stay involved in music for herself and to educate others, specifically children, while raising her own children.
Teaching the Principles of Liberty
The United States of America has the longest-surviving written Constitution of any nation on earth. How did it come to be? What made it so successful? Why is it still relevant today? The answers to those questions are revealed in a series of fascinating, interactive lessons about our nation’s Constitution during Constitution Camp. Topics that will be taught include:
The Star-Spangled Banner
Tyranny, Anarchy, and the Power to Govern
George Washington and the Revolutionary War
Thomas Jefferson and the Declaration of Independence
Miracle in Philadelphia and The Preamble
Checks & Balances (Separation of Powers)
Limited Government (Bill of Rights)
Federalism (division of powers into multiple levels of government)
Responsibility, Freedom, and Self-Government
With engaging visual aids, powerful stories, and even magic tricks, these captivating lessons are sure to leave an impression on the participants.
Children ages 6-13 are eligible for registration.
Registration fees are $100 for the first child and $75 for siblings.
Space is very limited, so don’t delay!