Freshman Retreat To Do List
Freshman Retreat To Do List 2014 Edition!
Here are the SEVEN things you need to know to prepare for the freshman retreat!
**as a rule of thumb, everything that has a deadline is going to be due by FRIDAY, Sept. 6th.
#1. Release Forms: Please come next Wednesday to Chapel to sign your form! If you are unable, then please stop by the Bobo at any point in time and ask for a Freshman Retreat Release form at the Front Desk.
#2: Sign up for your BREAKOUT sessions.... During the retreat you will get to attend 2 breakout sessions. Indicate your preferences here, we’ll try as hard as we can to give you your top choices. This is also due by Friday, September 6th. Click here to fill out the breakout session preferences sheet: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1KRf59QWk3uw6wAwNFjoo31ucghDrwCH5BKvLE_XXUdw/viewform
#3: Fill out an emergency contact sheet... If an emergency arises during the retreat we will need to be able to notify a contact of your choice about your condition. Please note that this is VERY IMPORTANT. By filling out this form, you are giving us permission to talk about you to the contact of your choice. We will need this form completed before you are able to attend the retreat. Click here to fill out the emergency contact sheet: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1orC9400nYo5avUh9aBQE2iexSCHAqsiPUpG-UT6Zkhk/viewform
#4: Let Jessica know (via email, Jessica_Robinson1@baylor.edu) of any accessibility or dietary needs that we need to be aware of.... Ex. Are you allergic to something? Are you a vegetarian? Do you have a broken leg? Stuff like that. We’ll try to help make the necessary accommodations.
#5: Packing List! Here’s our SUGGESTED packing list...if you don’t have something, please don’t spend too much money (if any) buying this stuff...just do with what you’ve got, and share if you’ve got extra. You don’t really need anything other than casual clothes. We will have a themed party & campfire on Friday night...so if you have anything “Western” you’d like to dress up with, that’s great! Cowboy hats, boots & all :)
Packing list for Freshman Retreat 2013
_ Twin Bedding (sheets or sleeping bag)*
_ Shorts (modest)
_ Jeans/long pants (optional)
_ Swimsuit (modest one-piece, if you want to swim Sat.)*
_”Western Wear” for Friday PM themed party & campfire (preferred)
_ Gym shoes
_ Insect repellent
_ Bath Towels & wash cloth
_ Shower shoes (aka flip flops)
_ Toiletries (shampoo, soap, toothbrush/paste)
_ Umbrella/rain jacket
_ Notebook/Journal (if you use a personal journal)
NOTE: Journals will be provided for you.
#6: Want to know what’s going on at the Freshman Retreat? We’ve attached an updated schedule to the email that was sent to you by Spiritual Life. Please note that we will leave Baylor no later than 5:30PM. Here's the link to check out the schedule: http://www.baylor.edu/
and Lastly....#7: Arrive at the Bobo on Friday, Sept. 13th at 3:30 for registration & Dinner on the go. We will be leaving Baylor no later than 4:30, so don’t be late! FYI: We will be returning to campus LATE on Saturday Night around 10:30-11pm.
If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact Jessica Robinson, Bobo Spiritual Life Center Graduate Apprentice at Jessica_Robinson1@baylor.edu. We SO look forward to seeing you there!