For a weekend of Fun, Adventure, and New Friendships!
Join the Honors Program advisors, faculty, mentors, and students
(new and old) for our annual weekend retreat at Frost Valley YMCA
camp from September 9 th through September 11th (rain
activities you can look forward to are hiking, boating, swimming,
archery, volleyball, and even bread baking! You need to bring the
following: a sleeping bag; a pillow; extra sneakers or hiking boots;
extra socks; light clothes (if it is warm); two items of heavier
clothes (if it is cool); flashlight and two towels. Don't bring: perfume/cologne; blow dryer; high heels or dressy clothes. Remember,
this is a weekend at camp. That means bunk beds, camp fires, and
The trip is partially covered by university alumni, however we
ask that you contribute $30 for the weekend to help cover costs.
All food and transportation is covered. You will not need any money
once we arrive at camp. If you plan to join us, please fill out
and return the form enclosed with a check or money order by August
26th. Please make your checks payable to University Honors Program.
Here are the details: as classes will already be in session, plan
to meet in the Honors Lounge, Pratt 310, right after the Freshman
Sequence at 1:00 pm . (You may leave your stuff in the Lounge before
classes.) From 1:00 to 1:30 you will pack a lunch (provided by
us), load up the bus, and we'll be on our way by 2:00. We will
return to campus Sunday afternoon, usually by 2:00.
So please join us for what promises to be a great trip (they always
are)! This is your chance to meet other new Honors students, relax
in the country, and just have a blast.
Island University-Brooklyn Campus
University Honors Program
Pratt Building 310 - 1 University Plaza
Brooklyn, New York 11201