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Tentative 2016 Retreat Schedule

You will begin your Winthrop leadership journey starting with our retreat.  You will participate in team-building activities, including a day rafting trip to the US National Whitewater Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. You will learn about Winthrop’s rich history, participate in leadership-focused activities, and have discussion around the movie The Emperor’s Club.

August 16-18, 2016

Tuesday, August 16

9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Move in to to Richardson Hall. When you check in at your residence hall, you will need to pick up your binder and shirt at the front desk.

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Dinner on your own

5:30 pm ‐7:00 pm
Introductions, program overview and team building activities at DiGiorgio Campus Center (DIGS) Rm. 114
* Wear comfortable clothing and appropriate shoes for team-building.

7:30pm-9:00 pm "The Emperor's Club" in Dina's Place

Wednesday, August 17

Make sure to wear your EL Shirt!

8:00 am – 8:45 am
Breakfast (optional) in Thomson Cafeteria

9:00 am
Load vans outside of Thomson to depart for US National Whitewater Center (USNWC)

9:45 am
Arrive at USNWC and unpack

10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Explore White Water Center-Ropes, Zip Lines etc

* Bring a towel and set of dry clothes to change into.

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Lunch at White Water Center

3:00 pm-6:00 pm
Whitewater Rafting

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Dinner at Thomson Cafeteria

6:15 pm - 9:00 pm
Bowling at Lake Wylie Bowl N' Bounce

Thursday, August 18

8:00 am – 9:00 am
Breakfast (optional) in Thomson Cafeteria

9:00 am
Load cars outside of Thomson & depart for the Shack

9:15 am - 9:45 am
Energizers with former EL's 

10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
Leadership Lessons

1:30 - 2:00 pm
EL Appreciation Activity

2:00 pm
Load vans and depart for campus

2:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Free time (buy books, pick up parking decals, explore campus, etc.)

5:00 pm – 5:45 pm
Dinner in Thomson Cafeteria

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Finis Origine Pendet at the Little Chapel

7:30 pm
Celebration with former Emerging Leaders

*Please note that this schedule is tentative

Emerging Leaders
269 DiGiorgio Center
Rock Hill, SC 29733, USA
803/323-2396 (Fax)
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