From a student at Madison West High School, Madison, Wis.:
Nurture wise choices for the remainder of the school year and beyond.
Increase school connectedness during a critical time in their lives.
Provide seniors with the opportunity to strengthen relationships and bring healthy closure to their high school years.
With original music from musicians and high-energy facilitators, we encourage students to play, laugh and connect with one another.
Community-building activities designed to break down social barriers help foster stronger relationships among students.
Our Program 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.
Throughout the day, students meet in self-led small groups to talk about what they are learning and experiencing.
At the end of the retreat, students have a chance to share positive memories and thank or acknowledge classmates and teachers.
After the retreat, our student evaluations (online only) help measure the impact of the retreat.
(Students opt in.)
LENGTH OF RETREAT
COST TO SCHOOLS
Twin Cities: $3,070
WAYS TO FUND IT
Learn about grants and fundraising ideas to help you pay for a retreat.