The Next Step Retreat is made up of roughly 65 participants (undergraduate and graduate students) and a team of 16 facilitators who work in teams of two to lead small groups of 8-10 participants through the retreat experience. Selected each November, participants are expected to participate in an all retreat prep meetings in early December.
Curious about what past participants have had to say about The Next Step? Check out the report from the 2012 Retreat!
Participant Dates, Role & Expectations 2012-2013
*It is mandatory that ALL participants attend the Thursday, December 6th Pre-Retreat Gathering. Time and location to be announced. (This is a reading day during finals!)
* It is mandatory that ALL participants attend the retreat from beginning to end (January 18-20, 2013)
* It is expected that participants will:
o remain mentally and emotionally engaged throughout the retreat.
o Have a willingness to be open to discussion and learning from everyone involved.
o Agree to keep confidentiality.
To apply to participate in the Next Step 2013 retreat, please apply via the Lynx. Login, the go to the Leadership & Civic Engagement organization's forms. Send questions to nextstep[at]uvm.edu. Apply by Wednesday, November 14th at midnight! There is a $20 fee to participate (due at the all retreat pre-meeting). Scholarships are available---please note your need in your application!