Frequently Asked Questions

Christ Academy—High School 2012 will take place June 17-30, 2012 and Christ Academy 2013 will take place June 16-29, 2013.

Where will I stay?
You will stay in dormitory rooms on the seminary campus, two guys per room. Each room has two closets, two chairs, and two beds. Bedding and towels will be provided.

What will I eat?
Students will eat all meals in Katherine Luther Dining Hall, the seminary’s dining hall. At Cedar Point students may purchase food at their own discretion.

What will I study?
Students of Christ Academy will study the four main areas of theology: Exegetical (biblical interpretation), Systematic (a systematic presentation of our Christian faith in the contemporary world), Historical (how the church throughout the ages has confessed the faith), and Practical (the application of theology to life). All classes are taught by ordained pastors; most teachers are regular professors at Concordia Theological Seminary. In addition, fireside chats will be held by seminary professors.

What do I need to bring?
Bring a Bible, Luther’s Small Catechism, two week’s worth of clothes plus a jacket and tie for church/chapel services, toiletries, any necessary medicine, and some spending money. A list of books will be sent to you which you may purchase to use for the Academy.

What opportunities are available outside the classroom?
Students will sing in the Academy choir which will assist in worship services. Flag football, soccer and basketball, capture the flag and other recreational activities will take place mainly in the evenings.

What is the cost?
$500 covers tuition, room, board and activity fees. In addition, spending money may be needed for books, some snacks and optional activities.