• Rendell Center Events

    Tuesday, October 15

    2013 Citizenship Challenge Essay Contest Begins

    The contest is open to 4th-5th grade classrooms in the 5-county Philadelphia area. (Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Philadelphia, and Montgomery Counties)

    Get involved by submitting a written essay on an issue facing our democracy. DEADLINE for Entries: November 11, 2013.

    Download official entry rules and application. Please note: If you have trouble submitting your entry, please email directly to speckerb@arcadia.edu.

    • One $1,000 Grand Prize (details on official entry rules)
    • Three $500 Runner Up Prizes (details on official entry rules)

    The top 10 entries will receive classroom copies of the We The Civics Kids curriculum as well as a civics library for their school, and will be invited to the National Constitution Center for a final presentation round during the week of December 16, 2013, plus a free tour of the Center.