Kindness Retreat®
Grade 4 or 5

 

A high-energy day to give students tools to develop
empathy, promote kindness and prevent bullying.
We empower kids to be “everyday heroes” by
using kindness to include others, be respectful
and make your school a better place.

 

See the Kindness Retreat in action.

Key Learning Objectives for the Retreat

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Understand why and how to make kind choices.

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Enhance empathy skills to understand how words and actions affect others.

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Acquire conflict-resolution skills to safely respond to situations of bullying.

What To Expect

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HIGH-ENERGY

With original music from musicians and high-energy facilitators, we encourage kids to play, laugh and connect with one another.

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ACTIVITIES

Community-building activities designed to break down social barriers help foster stronger relationships among students.

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PRESENTATION

Our Retreat Staff share personal stories centered on the value of the day. With humor and heart, they challenge kids to make a difference in their school.

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SMALL GROUPS

Throughout the day, students meet in small groups, facilitated by high school or adult leaders, to process what they are learning and experiencing.

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SHARING

At the end of the retreat, students have a chance to stand up and commit to how they will live out the value of kindness in their school community.

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FOLLOW-UP

After the retreat, our follow-up videos, student surveys (online only), classroom materials and posters help extend the impact of the retreat.

The Details

GRADES

4th or 5th Grade:
(YF retreats are designed to work with only one grade level on each retreat.)

LENGTH OF RETREAT

5 hours

COST TO SCHOOLS

Twin Cities: $2,445
Midwest: $2,745
National: $3,345
Flexible pricing options are available for smaller schools (classes with fewer than 40 students). Call us at 952.922.0222 for more information.

WAYS TO FUND IT

Learn about grants and fundraising ideas to help you pay for a retreat.

We would love to talk to you about how the
Kindness Retreat can help your students.