Model United Nations
Description of activity: Educational simulations and preparations for academic competitions in which students can learn about diplomacy, international relations and the United Nations. Students research other countries and a variety of key issues and current events. Using this research, students act as delegates of a specific country, present that country's position on different issues and simulate real world collaboration and negotiation with others to develop solutions.
Where to go for more information: Peter McKown or www.unamn.org
Length of season: All year.
Meeting dates: Meeting every Tuesday in A447
Meeting site: A447
Competitions: Fall Conference, Spring Conference and Edina Invitational Conference.
Eligibility requirements: Open to students in grades 9-12 who meet the Wayzata Public Schools Extra-Curricular Eligibility Requirements.
Costs and/or needed equipment: Participation fee of $55 to the Activities Office. Additional $50 for conferences, etc.
Student leadership: Chair; Vice Chair; Secretary.