Student Life and Leadership

Freshman Leadership Retreat

Join us for our Freshman Leadership Retreat 2017
(the annual Freshman Leadership Retreat @ Camp Potawotami in Wolcottville, Indiana)

October 20-21, 2017

In Partnership with the Indiana National Guard

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The Freshman Student Leadership Retreat is for IPFW freshmen only! It is a 24-hour, all expenses paid trip for the first 50 students who register. Travel, lodging, food, and customized IPFW hoodie/fleece is included.

The retreat centers around knowing self, knowing others, connecting to IPFW, diversity, and a whole lot of fun! This exhilarating 24 hours is led by a group of upperclassmen leaders and IPFW staff members.

The tour bus will leave at 11:00 a.m. Friday, Oct. 20 and return to campus around 2:00 p.m. Saturday, October 21.

 

Online sign-ups will begin September 27th.

Email Alison Rynearson, Associate Director for Student Life and Leadership, at hoffa@ipfw.edu, 

or stop by Walb 210 with questions!

 

Faces of the Retreat

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Testimonials:

"An awesome and memorable experience!" ~2016 Freshmen Camp student

"I loved this camp!" ~2016 Freshmen Camp student

"I feel like there are so many things I now want to get involved with and ...having these new connections will give me the confidence to do them." ~2016 Freshmen Camp student

"I am able to do things tha tI never imagined myself doing." ~ 2016 Freshmen Camp student

Quantitative Data:

* 100% of participants strongly agreed or agreed that they formed a deeper connection to their peers through Freshmen Leadership Camp.

* 100% of participants strongly agreed or agreed that they have an increased awareness of self after Freshmen Leadership Camp.

* 100% of participants strongly agreed or agreed that they made new friends at Freshmen Leadership Camp.
 
* 100% of participants strongly agreed or agreed that Freshmen Leadership Camp was a good use of their time.