Fork Union Military Academy is excited to host Parents Weekend, starting Friday, October 15. Friday will be packed with events including Founder's Day Cookout, Parents Day Parade and parent-teacher conferences. Below is the Parents Weekend Schedule:
Things to Consider:
- Cadets who are on the Cross Country team have an off-campus meet at Woodberry Forest School on Friday at 1600 (4:00 PM).
- Cadets who are on the Prep Football team will be eligible for Parents Weekend Leave on Saturday following their away athletic event.
- Cadets who are on the PG Football team will be eligible for Parents Weekend Leave on Sunday following their away athletic event.
- Parents should plan to arrive on campus no earlier than 1330 (1:30 PM) for the start of the Parents Weekend events. All parking should be in the grass lot between Jacobson Hall and James Madison HWY.
Tentative Parents Weekend Schedule
**Please note that this schedule is subject to change due to COVID-19.
Friday, October 15, 2021
- All Day -- Day of Giving Campaign
- 7:45 AM -- Morning Colors (Board of Trustees Fires Cannon)
- 8:00 AM -- Class Begins
- 11:15 AM -- Class Day Ends
- 11:15 to 12:15 PM -- Corps of Cadets eat Lunch
- 1:00 PM -- Trustee Formation on Farley Circle
- 1:30 PM -- Luncheon for Trustees & Spouses
- 4:00 PM -- Parents Day Parade
- 5:00 PM -- Founder's Day Cookout for Cadets and Families
- 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM -- Parents Day Convocation (parent-teacher conferences/select club presentations)
Saturday, October 16, 2021
- 2:00 PM -- Prep Football at Trinity Episcopal School (Cadets eligible for Parents Weekend Leave dismissed after the game)
- The Prep Soccer game at Eastern Mennonite has been canceled. Those cadets can leave on Friday.
Sunday, October 17, 2021
- TBA -- PG Football at Frostburg State University (Cadets eligible for Parents Weekend Leave dismissed after the game) The game time will be announced shortly.
Monday, October 18, 2021
- A Non-Class Day
- Cadets on Parents Weekend Leave must return by 7:00 PM
Fork Union families receive a 15% discount at the following hotels: Best Western Plus Crossroads Inn & Suites and the Hilton Garden Inn Charlottesville.
Please use the Orah Parent Portal to request leave for Parents Weekend.