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Events at VFMAC

Sep
20
Fri
Parents & Recognition Weekend
Sep 20 – Sep 22 all-day
Parents & Recognition Weekend

We invite you to join us for Parents and Recognition Weekend 2019!

RSVP required for Friday night’s Forge Family Reception and Sunday morning’s Forge Family Breakfast. Please RSVP by September 13, 2019!

COMPLETE SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

Friday, September 20

3:45 PM: Kick-Off for Academy Football Game vs. Perkiomen School (O’Hara Field) 

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM: Forge Family Reception (Eisenhower Hall)

  • Complimentary for all parents, registration required. Cadets are not permitted to attend.
  • Parking: Parade Field, 1001 Eagle Road, Wayne, PA 19087. All cars must be moved from the Parade Field by 8 am.

Saturday, September 21
9:00 AM: Recognition Ceremony (Parade Field)

  • Parking: General Lot. GPS address: 800 Radnor Street Road, Wayne, PA 19087. Golf carts will be available for transportation between the General Lot and the Parade Field for guests with limited mobility.

10:15 AM- 12:15 PM: Academy and College Open Houses

  • Academy Open House (Shannon Hall)
    • Academy cadets do not attend this event.
  • College Open House (May H. Baker Library)
    • This event is for the families of both the Pathways students and the cadets in the Corps.
    • College cadets and students are permitted to attend this event.

Sunday, September 22
8:00 AM: Forge Family Breakfast (Mellon Hall Ballroom)

  • Registration is required-space is limited.
  • $20/person; Current cadets and students and children under 12 are complimentary.
  • Parking: General Lot. GPS address: 800 Radnor Street Road, Wayne, PA 19087. Golf carts will be available for transportation between the General Lot and the Chapel for guests with limited mobility.

10:00 AM: Chapel Service (Alumni Memorial Chapel of St. Cornelius the Centurion)

11:30 AM: 92nd Corps of Cadets Parade

12:00 PM: Boodle Open for Lunch (prices vary for food items)

Oct
18
Fri
1st Marking Period Ends
Oct 18 all-day
Oct
21
Mon
2nd Marking Period Begins
Oct 21 all-day
Nov
9
Sat
Ring Ceremony & Dinner
Nov 9 @ 5:00 pm
Ring Ceremony & Dinner

The Ring Ceremony is in the chapel on Saturday, 9 November at 5pm followed by dinner in Mellon Hall.

This event is for Academy Seniors and College Sophomores.

Nov
26
Tue
Thanksgiving Break
Nov 26 – Dec 1 all-day
Thanksgiving Break

Corps of Cadets/Student Thanksgiving Leave begins after last class/last duty on Tuesday, 26 November and ends at 6:30 PM on Sunday, 1 December. All Cadets/Students are encouraged to depart campus.

Dec
6
Fri
Fall Semester Ends
Dec 6 all-day
Dec
13
Fri
2nd Marking Period Ends
Dec 13 all-day
Winter Break (Academy)
Dec 13 2019 – Jan 7 2020 all-day
Winter Break (Academy)

Academy Winter Break begins after last duty, no earlier than 4:00 PM on Friday, 13 December 2019 and ends at 6:30 PM on Tuesday, 7 January 2020. All Cadets/Students are required to depart campus.

Winter Break (College)
Dec 13 2019 – Jan 20 2020 all-day
Winter Break (College)

College Winter Break begins after last exam on Friday, 13 December, and ends at 6:30 PM on Monday, 20 January 2020. All Cadets/Students are required to depart campus.

College Mid-Year Graduation @ May H. Baker Memorial Library
Dec 13 @ 1:00 pm