2016 Arkansas Governor's School

June 12 - July 23

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  • AreaV
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  • Soccer
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  • Drama
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  • violin
  • in the burrow
  • in class
  • glasses
  • drawing
  • clinton library
  • casino night
  • tunnel
  • throwback
  • ping pong
  • nerd day
  • move in pose
  • mom dance
  • laughing
  • journey
  • hallway
  • dancing
  • chess
  • burrow
  • board game

Welcome to the Arkansas Governor's School website!  We hope that you find what you are looking for here.  If you cannot find what you are looking for, please contact the AGS Office, and we will be happy to help you.  The Arkansas Governor's School is an exciting educational experience for Arkansas’ gifted and talented high school seniors. The six week residential program is funded by the State of Arkansas and is held annually on the beautiful campus of Hendrix College in Conway.


  • Important dates for the 2016 session are: 
    • Sunday, June 12 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM, AGS 2016 begins with check-in.  See our Registration Day page for detailed information.
    • Friday, July 1, is Parent's Day and the start of the Mid-Session Break.  See our Parent's Day page for detailed information.
    • The Mid-Session Break begins on July 1 at 3:30 PM.  Students must be checked out by 5:30 PM and return home for the duration of the break.  Students must return and check-in at their residence halls on July 6 between 6:00 PM and 8:00 PM.
    • Saturday, July 23 is the session's Closing Day.  Parent's should meet their student at his/her residence hall between 10:30 AM and noon.  All students must be checked out by noon.
  • AGS 2015 alumni are invited to attend a one-year reunion on Saturday, June 11 at 2:00 p.m.  Please see the AGS 2015 Alumni Reunion invitation.
  • What's to eat?  Check out the current weekly menu in the dining hall: Menu

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Arkansas Governor's School
Hendrix College
1600 Washington Avenue
Conway, Arkansas 72032