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Wisdom Retreat
Grade 12


A reflective day for seniors to gain healthy closure on their high school years together and be challenged to finish the year with respect and care.

From a student at Madison West High School, Madison, Wis.:

“I was amazed by the things my classmates shared during discussion and at the end of the retreat. I was able to see my classmates in a more positive light.”
Key Learning Objectives for the Retreat

wisdom oneNurture wise choices for the remainder of the school year and beyond.

wisdom number twoIncrease school connectedness during a critical time in their lives.

wisdom number threeProvide seniors with the opportunity to strengthen relationships and bring healthy closure to their high school years.

What To Expect

wisdom energyHIGH-ENERGY

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

wisdom activitiesACTIVITIES

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

wisdom presentationPRESENTATION

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.

wisdom small groupsSMALL GROUPS

Throughout the day, students meet in self-led small groups to talk about what they are learning and experiencing.

wisdom sharingSHARING

At the end of the retreat, students have a chance to share positive memories and thank or acknowledge classmates and teachers.

wisdom followupFOLLOW-UP

After the retreat, our student evaluations (online only) help measure the impact of the retreat.

The Details


12th Grade:
(Students opt in.)


5.5 hours


Twin Cities: $3,070
Midwest: $3,370
National: $3,970


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

We would love to talk to you about how the Wisdom Retreat
can help inspire character and build community in your school.