On June 1 - 6, Kaleigh '20 attended the US Naval Academy Summer Seminar, her first step as she considers the Naval Academy for college. Summer Seminar introduced Kaleigh to life at the Academy, where she experienced first-class academic, athletic, and professional training at the #1 public college in the U.S. (Top 25 Public College in the U.S. 2017, Forbes). She spent the week living in Bancroft Hall, experiencing life on The Yard and learning from some of their best midshipmen and most esteemed faculty.
Here is the Daily Schedule of a summer seminar:
0545-0630 Physical Training - Introduction to PEP
0730-1215 Morning Academic Workshops
1345-1600 Afternoon Academic Workshops
1600-1800 Intramurals, Special Events
1830-1900 Evening Meal
2000-2245 Squad/Company Time, Special Events
2300 Taps- much needed rest
Summer Seminar has a strong academic focus. Students attend workshops which include the following topics: Information Technology, Naval Architecture, Mechanical Engineering, Ocean Engineering, Aerospace Flight Testing, Systems Engineering, Microcomputer Design, Seamanship and Navigation, Yard Patrol Craft (YP) Cruise, Ethics and Character Development, Oceanography, Mathematics, History, Meteorology, Literature, Chemistry, Political Science, Language Studies, Martial Arts and Economics.