First-Year Retreat

October 5-7, 2018

What is the First-Year Retreat?

Participants will be on retreat in the Julian mountains and participate in a variety of outdoor activities, as well as gather for prayer and reflection.  All first-year students are invited to join us for a time of outdoor fun and relaxation while meeting new friends and forming a great community. 

How do I register?

The First-Year Retreat is very popular and so we recommend signing up as soon as possible in order to ensure your spot. Registration is open and is on a first come, first served basis. Registration will close on September 24th or earlier if the retreat has been filled.

Click here to register for the First-Year Retreat.

What is the cost?

$80. (To request financial aid, please select "pay later" when registering and send Julia Campagna an email at

For more information, contact: Julia Campagna,

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