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2014 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 19-21, 2014

Tuesday, August 19

9:00 am - 5:00 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.

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Dinner on your own

6:00 pm ‐ 8:30 pm
Introductions, program overview and teambuilding activities at DiGiorgio Campus Center (DIGS) Rm. 114
* Wear comfortable clothing and appropriate shoes for team-building.

Wednesday, August 20

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
Safety Orientation

10:30 am - Noon
Whitewater Rafting
* Bring a towel and set of dry clothes to change into.

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Lunch in Rock Hill

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free time and rest

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

6:15 pm - 9:00 pm
The Emperor's Club in DIGS Dina's Place

Thursday, August 21

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
Take SLPI

9:30 am
Develop leadership teams

10:30 am
What is Leadership?

Noon - 2:00 pm
Lunch, activities, and bonding time

2:00 pm
Discussion about academics and the first assignment

3:00 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

CONTACT INFORMATION
Emerging Leaders
269 DiGiorgio Center
Rock Hill, SC 29733, USA
803/323-2248
803/323-2396 (Fax)
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