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Due to the on-going coronavirus crisis, All-American Model UN has decided to suspend all in-person activities until 2021 to ensure the safety of all of our community members and mentors. We’ve transitioned to providing a suite of digital Model UN training, conferences, and academies. All students who registered for programs in 2020 will receive 100% full refunds.

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AD HOC MODEL UNITED NATIONS ACADEMY

A Week Long Model UN Ad Hoc Tournament

The Ad Hoc Academy is a week-long, hands-on Model UN learning experience. Students will be assigned to a team of three and compete in a new simulations each day. Rather than traditional classroom or workshop learning, student teams will paired with a mentor who will work to develop Model UN skills– research, negotiation, writing, lobbying, and speaking–in real-time during a series of simulations focused on the United Nations, national cabinets, non-governmental organziations, and regional IGOs.

I want to up my MUN game!

AD HOC MODEL UNITED NATIONS ACADEMY

A Week Long Model UN Ad Hoc Tournament

The Ad Hoc Academy is a week-long, hands-on Model UN learning experience. Students will be assigned to a team of three and compete in a new simulations each day. Rather than traditional classroom or workshop learning, student teams will paired with a mentor who will work to develop Model UN skills– research, negotiation, writing, lobbying, and speaking–in real-time during a series of simulations focused on the United Nations, national cabinets, non-governmental organziations, and regional IGOs.

I want to up my MUN game!

Ad Hoc Academy Overview

Traditional & Crisis Committees

Get experience in a wide range of committee types. Students will be challenged to master traditional GA/ECOSOC committees, cabinet, boards, courts, and crisis committees.

Individual Coaching

Students will receive individualized feedback and coaching from mentors over the course of the week. Student progress will be tracked and measured for accurate feedback.

Tournament

Progress and personal growth are the objectives for the Ad Hoc Academy. To that end, students will compete in small teams throughout the week for various prizes, including grants and scholarships to future All-American Model UN programs.

Ad Hoc Simulations

The most challenging committee-style in Model UN, the Ad Hoc Committee, forces students to conduct rapid research, make quick decisions, and improvise. Honing these skills amplify performance in future Model United Nations conferences.

MODEL UN TRAINING

Our Model UN training focuses on developing skills in each student. It’s why we cap the maximum number of students who attend the Academy each year at 20 students so that every student can receive individual feedback.  The mornings will include skill workshops to be applied to the simulations later in the day.

Model UN Procedure

Students must pass a procedure exam to complete the academy.

Unmoderated Caucuses

Learn and practice the best ways to show bloc leadership.

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Draft Resolutions and Amendments

Students will learn the most effective way to organize draft resolutions and how to maximize the amendment process.

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Impromptu Speeches

The Academy gives students the chance to excel at public speaking– removing filler sounds, impromptu speaking, and structuring arguments

Rapid Solution Development

Ad Hoc committees forces student to develop solutions in rapid fashion.

AD HOC COMMITTEES

Each night, students will be given a general topic to research prior to the next’s day committee. They will not receive their position until the morning of the simulation. Each day, the simulation will last for three hours in the morning and three hours in the afternoon.

Economic and Social Council Simulation

A traditional simulation of a sub-committee of the Economic and Social Council.

Board-Style Simulation

A board-style committee where students will step into the roles of individuals. 

National Cabinet Crisis Committee

Students will assume the role of minister or secretaries for a matter of national security.

Court Simulation

A committee designed to simulate an international court.

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True Ad Hoc

Students will be given their assignments and committee topic 30 minutes prior to the last simulation.

ACADEMY ALUMNI ATTEND

“I learned more in one week with All-American Model UN than I did in four years in my high school Model UN club.”

Casey Ocasal

The Madeira School, University of Virginia

“Two things are true about the All-American Diplomacy Academy. First, you will become better. And second, you will get better at a lot of different things.”

Noah Riley

Belmont High School (MA), Boston University

“The Diplomacy Academy is what got me hooked on Model UN. It’s been an important part of my life ever since, and now I’m on the NAIMUN Secretariat!'”

Jaebok Lee

Harvard-Westlake (CA), Georgetown University

“It’s obvious All-American knows what they’re doing. They break down Model UN into small component and hone in to make sure everyone knows as much as possible. I improved 10x after the Diplomacy Academy.”

Mpilo Morris

Choate Rosemary Hall (CT), Yale University

AD HOC ACADEMY AT JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY


LOCATION

Johns Hopkins University
3400 N Charles Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21218


DATES

July 12-  July 18, 2020


TUITION

$2,400: new students
$1,500: alumni and combination packages (See Package Options)
Financial Assistance available after acceptance into the Academies.


INCLUDES

  • Lodging in air-conditioned dormitories
  • Breakfast and Dinner every day
  • All social and team activities, such as kayaking, Orioles game, and photo-scavenger hunt
  • All program materials, including a copy of the All-American Model UN Training Manual and t-shirt
  • Mentorship, instruction, and Model UN coaching
  • All in-city transportation during Academy
  • Transportation to/from the airport, train station, or bus terminal
  • Medical and liability insurance

AD HOC ACADEMY AT JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY


LOCATION

Johns Hopkins University
3400 N Charles Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21218


DATES

July 12-  July 18, 2020


TUITION

$2,400: new students
$1,500: alumni and combination packages (See Package Options)
Financial Assistance available after acceptance into the Academies.


INCLUDES

  • Lodging in air-conditioned dormitories
  • Breakfast and Dinner every day
  • All social and team activities, such as kayaking, Orioles game, and photo-scavenger hunt
  • All program materials, including a copy of the All-American Model UN Training Manual and t-shirt
  • Mentorship, instruction, and Model UN coaching
  • All in-city transportation during Academy
  • Transportation to/from the airport, train station, or bus terminal
  • Medical and liability insurance

SCHEDULE

Sunday, July 12th

10:00AM-1:00PM Registration and Airport Pickups
2:00PM-5:00PM Welcome and Orientation
5:00PM-7:00PM Speaking Exercises and Team Formation
7:00PM-8:30PM Dinner
11:00PM Lights Out

Monday, July 12th-Friday July 17th

9:00-10:00AM Breakfast
10:00AM-1:00PM Morning Committee Session
1:00PM-2:30PM Lunch and Feedback
2:30PM-6:00PM Afternoon Committee Session
6:00PM-7:00PM Social Activities
7:00PM-8:30PM Dinner
8:30PM-10:30PM Feedback
11:30PM Curfew 

Saturday, July 18th

9:00AM-11:00AM Breakfast
11:00AM-2:00PM Airport Transfers and Dismissal

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Who is All-American Model UN?
All American Model UN has been teaching students Model UN since 2011 in fun and exciting ways while making them not only better delegates, but more informed students.

Where is the Ad Hoc Academy held?
The Ad Hoc Academy is held on the amazing campus at Johns Hopkins University. This includes access to JHU resources, as well as the opportunity to explore a city filled with history wherever you look.

What is the Ad Hoc Academy?
The Ad Hoc Academy is a week-long course where delegates will be fully immersed in the Model UN environment. We teach Model UN tactics, procedure, research, and how to start winning consistently. Students will work in team to compete in a tournament style Model UN competition.

How many student attend the Academy?
We pride ourselves in having small class sizes so that every student can receive individualized attention and support. The Ad Hoc Academy will accept no more than 24 students.

What exactly do students do at the Academy?
At the Academy, you will do activities from Model UN committee simulations to enjoying cultural-themed dinners with the wonderful friends that you will make while you are there. Along with this, we also teach delegates proper tactics and procedure for winning in Model UN conferences. There are a variety of activities each day and there will be something new for each student to experience.

How do I register? Are all students who apply accepted?
The Academy is an open merit-based program– this means students must apply, but we are open to working with any student with Model UN experience. Students should apply using our single application found at http://allamericanmun.com/apply.

Our application is used to evaluate students on overall Model UN experience, co-curricular leadership, and academic achievement. For the Academy, we are looking for students with some Model UN experience, but more importantly, we are looking for students who are committed to improving as delegates and students.

 

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