Your First Step is to Define Yourself.
Your Destiny is to Redefine the World.
Welcome to Valley Forge Academy - Qatar An international institute focused on developing strength in every student!
opening the doors for academic achievement here and beyond!
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Academic Excellence

IT IS THE GOAL OF OUR FACULTY TO PROVIDE STUDENTS WITH THE BEST POSSIBLE EDUCATION, EQUIPPING THEM WITH THE CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS THAT WILL ENABLE THEM TO NAVIGATE THE COMPLEXITIES OF LIFE

Character Development

OUR EDUCATIONAL PHILOSOPHY IS GROUNDED IN DEVELOPING STUDENTS OF THE HIGHEST MORAL CHARACTER, EXCELLING IN INTEGRITY, HONESTY AND SERVICE.

Personal Motivation

WE INSPIRE EXCELLENCE IN OUR STUDENTS THROUGH TEAMWORK, ORGANIZATIONAL PRIDE, AND SETTING AND ACHIEVING PERSONAL GOALS.

Physical Development

THROUGH PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND ATHLETIC COMPETITION, EACH STUDENT LEARNS THE HABITS AND ATTITUDES NECESSARY FOR LIFELONG PHYSICAL WELLNESS.

Leadership

STUDENTS LEARN TO BECOME LEADERS BY GAINING A SENSE OF INDIVIDUAL RESPONSIBILITY AND CONFIDENCE IN THEIR OWN ABILITIES AS FUTURE CITIZEN LEADERS.

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Valley Forge Academy - Qatar

Our vision is to be a shining beacon, calling young men from around the world to achieve their full intellectual, physical, moral and leadership potential.

Forging Boys into Young Men

Valley Forge Academy in Qatar is born out of a partnership with the Valley Forge Military Academy (“Valley Forge”) in Pennsylvania, United States. The Valley Forge will provide guidance on education integrity and strategic direction, sharing experience and resources as necessary and appropriate. The Valley Forge has been in operation for nearly 100 years providing a rich tradition of educational excellence and personal development that has produced many alumni that have gained international prominence ranging from Presidents of countries and prominent professional athletes as well as many successful Qatari graduates.

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Message from the Chairman of Board of Trustees

John English serves as the Chairman of the VFMAC Board of Trustees. He is also the Chief Executive Officer of Heartland Consulting which he founded in 2009. Mr English manages and oversees all operations regarding government and commercial clients across several different fields. After graduation from Valley Forge, Mr. English worked for the Office of the Secretary at the Department of Veteran’s Affairs from 2005-2009. He was involved in the implementation of the new Chapter 33 G.I. Bill and instrumental in the development of senior management review and processes to implement an integrated operating model for all Departmental functions and programs.

Your Son Has a Big Future!

You know the potential your son has. You have a vision for him, for who you want him to be when he grows up. A man of character, integrity, self-discipline. Confident. Strong. Ready to take on the world. We help mould boys into young men who are leaders in their communities, ready to handle the challenges of life.

Message from the president

Colonel Helgeson was named President of Valley Forge Military Academy and College in March of 2020 after previously serving as Chief Operating Officer, Superintendent and Commandant of Cadets. Colonel Helgeson attended Penn State University where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Economics. At Penn State he played Varsity Lacrosse and later walked on to the football team as a receiver on the 1986 National Championship and 1987 Citrus Bowl Teams. Upon graduation Colonel Helgeson was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Marine Corps.