What is Simulations Week?
2018 Simulations Week West will be held June 12-15, 2018 at The Gathering Barn, 2248 Cedar Fort Dr., Eagle Mountain, UT.
Watch this video for a short overview of Simulations Week West:
2018 Simulations Week East will be held June 5-8, 2018 at 7971 Williamson Road, Roanoke, VA
Watch this video for a short overview of Simulations Week East:
Simulations are awesome!!!
- Explore courageous solutions to futuristic scenarios
- Practice communication, persuasion and leadership
- Apply your knowledge and test your wisdom
- Discover human nature
- Experience teamwork and group deliberation
As used by top colleges and industries throughout the world, simulations are a proven way to prepare for real action, influence and critical decision making.
2018 Simulations Week Scenario, for both West and East events:
THE SURPRISE SUMMIT
An Out of This World Social Experiment
History will record that on a fateful day in June 2018, beams of blue light appeared in every nation of the world, extending their eerie shafts into the cabinet rooms, palaces, official offices, formal dining rooms, legislative chambers and homes of every head of state. A crystal clear gel enveloped each head of state, and with a sharp, hissing sound, they were gone. Eyewitnesses claim to have seen their leaders shooting up the beams of blue light, high into the sky, until they became a speck and disappeared. Where had they gone? Would they ever return? What would the peoples of the earth do next?
Nobody knew it at the time, but the heads of state had been abducted by interplanetary social scientists from the planet Karek. As each head of state entered the portal of the massive Karekian spacecraft, they were ushered into an immense chamber. There, they were subjected to an intense initiation, and made to understand that they had only four days to complete a seemingly impossible social experiment. If they fail, alien agents would be sent to take their places, in disguises designed to mimic the appearance and mannerisms of each head of state. Even the great Sherlock Holmes would not be able to detect the truth–that alien, impostor heads of state were now the rulers and leaders of every nation on earth. If the heads of state succeed with the social experiment, they will be restored to their nations intact, having taken an oath to carry out the strategies and plans determined and agreed upon at this “Surprise Summit,” aboard the Karek spacecraft.
Simulation Heads of State Identities
Participants in this simulation will each take on the identity of a current head of state. After registration, each attendee will select the Head of State they wish to impersonate. They are encouraged to learn about their simulation identity by reading the biographical information that will be provided to them. Costumes are encouraged! (Modesty please.) Information will be provided regarding the history, current affairs of state, and form of government for the country led by each head of state. Although not required for participation, it will enhance the attendees simulation experience if they explore this information prior to the beginning of the simulation.
Admission: $199 per person
Admission includes simulation experience, t-shirt, all lunches, all dinners and Friday banquet, improv night, game night, and family ball for participants and their immediate family members.
Additional registration discounts available for parent volunteers:
For the detailed schedule and logistics, please visit the following:
Take an inside peek at Simulations Week! Here, for your enjoyment, are slide shows from the 2014 and 2015 Spring Simulations Week events: