What Summer Camp Can Be
Several weeks ago The Dismal Political Economist noted that the Tea Party had started a summer camp in
that gave a doctrinal political education to young people. At the heart of the camp was this. Tampa
The 912 Project, teaches 8-to-12-year-olds “the principles of liberty, free markets, and limited government.” Jeff Lukens, 53, whose day job is at an auto auction firm, will run this year’s session. The first lesson will teach campers the difference between European tyranny and freedom in
Now it turns out a somewhat different camp has been set up at
Bard College outside of . New York City
Jennifer May for The New York Times
And here is how the camp is funded.
The camp is financed by the Art of Problem-Solving Foundation, the nonprofit arm of an online school that promotes math education for gifted students. Classes meet for two hours each and cover topics including voting theory, graph theory, and math and the arts.
Of course, math is well known to have a liberal bias, so it is no wonder the Tea Party group sticks to teaching Conservative dogma. Yes, that instruction is also biased, but it has the right kind of bias.