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Game Admissions: Ravens’ Bead Theorem

The House of the Perennial Red, September 2022 – July 2023

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Admissions to the third house of Buckminster College Game (The House of the Perennial Red, September 2022 – July 2023) are now open!

Places are being booked on a first-come, first-served basis, until the group is full and with the application deadline on July 31, 2022.

Before applying, please read the Game introduction and prepare your Pre-Entry Task.

The important practical information is reminded below:

Admission Criteria

The House of the Perennial Red in the BC ‘Ravens’ Bead Theorem’ Game is open to teenagers from all over the world. There are three admission criteria:

  • Born in the years: 2007-2013,
  • Conversational fluency in English, subject to the applicant’s self-assessment declaration,
  • Submission of the Pre-Entry Task (the encrypted letter an the encryption key) in two separate files, as described above.

Format and schedule

The entire duration of the enrollment in the Game consists of:

weekly online sessions on Zoom and the BC Campus in Minecraft: Saturdays, 11am-12:30pm CET, from 3 September 2022 to 21 June 2023,

three individual coaching sessions of 20-30 minutes each (online),

and optional residential sessions in Bruges, Belgium:

    • 3-6 November 2022 (3 nights) – to be confirmed by 3 September 2022,
    • 22-25 February 2023 (3 nights) – to be confirmed by 22 December 2022,
    • and 3-8 July 2023 (3 nights) – to be confirmed by 3 April 2023.

 

Fees

Once the Player’s enrollment is confirmed, the following partial fees will be charged in the course of the year:

Enrollment fee 470 Euro covering the general participation, online activities, and coaching sessions due in full (470 Euro) upon confirmation of enrollment
(optional) November bundle fee 390 Euro covering the instruction, lodgings, meals, guardianship, and insurance for the November residential session in Bruges due on 6.09.2022
(optional) February bundle fee 390 Euro covering the instruction, lodgings, meals, guardianship, and insurance for the March residential session in Bruges due on 23.12.2022
(optional) July bundle fee 485 Euro covering the instruction, lodgings, meals, guardianship, and insurance for the July residential session in Bruges due on 8.05.2023

The cost of the participation in the Games ranges from 470 Euro to 1,735 Euro, depending on the selected options.

Siblings discount: BC offers a 20% reduction of the bundle fee(s) for each sibling who is participating in the Game at the same time. The discount applies to the bundle fee(s) for the residential sessions in Bruges in which the siblings participate simultaneously, either in the same of a different House. The siblings discount is not applicable to the Enrollment fee.

The travel arrangements to and from Bruges are not included.

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