First Year Retreat 2017 2017-07-13T01:34:15+00:00

First Year Retreat

Welcome to the University of Alberta First Year Retreat!

Hosted by ESS, this orientation program is for new students entering their first year of Engineering. Our goal is to help you get adjusted to your new life at the U of A, meet your fellow classmates, and make your transition into engineering a bit easier! To learn more about the First Year Retreat, check out the FAQs.

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Time Friday, Sept 8 Saturday, Sept 9 Sunday, Sept 10
6:00am Optional Polar dip
7:00am  Breakfast Breakfast
8:00am Informational Sessions, guest speakers, student involvement Informational Sessions, guest speakers, student involvement
9:00am Informational Sessions, guest speakers, student involvement Informational Sessions, guest speakers, student involvement
10:00am Informational Sessions, guest speakers, student involvement Informational Sessions, guest speakers, student involvement
11:00am Informational Sessions, guest speakers, student involvement Informational Sessions, guest speakers, student involvement
12:00pm Lunch Lunch
1:00pm Group activities, outdoor sports, challenges, games, etc. Depart for Edmonton
2:00pm Group activities, outdoor sports, challenges, games, etc.
3:00pm Group activities, outdoor sports, challenges, games, etc.
4:00pm Group activities, outdoor sports, challenges, games, etc.
5:00pm  Depart for Camp Dinner
6:00pm  Opening Ceremony Team bonding, engineering traditions and bonfire
7:00pm  Opening Ceremony Team bonding, engineering traditions and bonfire
8:00pm  Bonfire Team bonding, engineering traditions and bonfire
9:00pm  Bonfire Team bonding, engineering traditions and bonfire
10:00pm  Bonfire Team bonding, engineering traditions and bonfire