Field Trips & Opportunities

The Harvard Mock Trial Seminar is a great opportunity for our students to work with members of the Harvard Mock Trial Association. The Seminar is a two-day program of extensive presentations, case building exercises, and scrimmages, all of which are led by actual members of the Harvard Mock Trial Association.Mock Trial
The Crowley Courts Building is located in Dallas, TX. It houses several different types of courts, ranging from family courts, district courts, juvenile courts, and drug courts. As part of the Creekview Law and Criminal Justice Academy, a trip to Crowley can be an eye-opening experience. Because of several high-profile cases in the Dallas area, many students are already familiar with Crowley, however, the trip is extremely valuable for bringing a real sense of the courtroom to the student.Court House
The Creekview Law and Criminal Justice Academy sponsors a senior trip to Austin that takes place in the spring. It is the culminating experience for Academy students who have maintained a specific standing while in the Academy. The trip includes a visit to the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum, a tour of the Capitol building, a conversation with judge on the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, a trip to the Texas State Supreme Court, and depending on the year, a chance to observe both the Texas House of Representatives and Texas Senate in action.House of Representatives
In October, students from the Mock Trial Team represented the State of Texas at the Empire City National Invitational Mock Trial Tournament in New York City. The team has competed in this tournament for five years. In the spring of 2014 the team traveled to Wisconsin representing Texas in the National High School Mock Trial Tournament. In 2013, 2014 , and 2016 the Creekview Mock Trial Team finished 1st in the State.Mock Trial Championship
The Close Up trip is a week-long trip to Washington D.C., usually the week prior to Spring Break. Any student attending Creekview High School can participate, and it is a wonderful experience. Creekview students will interact with other students from across the United States. They engage in topics such as immigration policy, gun control, the war on terrorism, and many other current issues facing our nation.
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