The Eisenhower Institute


The Campaigns and Elections Academy is a unique summer program specifically designed for highly motivated high school leaders who have a passion for electoral politics. Participants learn about the origins and evolution of democracy in America and gain hands-on experiences related modern political campaigns. The program is taught in a non-partisan format by experienced college professors. Student leaders attend college-level lectures, engage in small group discussions, and participate in debates, simulations, and fieldtrips. Participants learn about campaign strategies, political speeches, campaign advertisements and much more.

  • College lectures
  • Small group discussions
  • Debate, simulations, and fieldtrips


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American Government Leadership Program


Small Sessions

Individual Instruction with Faculty


Leading Faculty

Taught by World-Class Professors


Field Trips

Gettysburg Battleground & President Eisenhower's Farm

300 N Washington St, Box 2988
Gettysburg, PA 17325-1400
Tel 717.337.6685 Fax 717.337.8459

818 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 800
Washington, DC 20006
Tel 202.628.4444 Fax 202.628.4445