Join Student Support Services for a day of fun and excitement with new First-Year students and Second-Year continuing students.
Schedule of Activities for Thursday, August 22
7:15am Pick up at Waukegan Green Bay Rd. and Grand Ave.
Jewel-Osco main entrance
8:00am Pick up at UW-Parkside Student Center main entrance
8:30am Pick up at College Ave. North Bound (North East Lot) Park & Ride
9:00am Pick up at Capitol Dr. Midtown Center Wal-Mart main entrance
9:45am Drop off at YMCA Camp Minikani
5:30pm Depart Camp Minikani
6:00pm Drop off at Milwaukee Capitol Dr. Midtown Center Wal-Mart
6:30pm Drop off at College Ave. North Bound (North East Lot) Park & Ride
7:00pm Drop off at UW-Parkside Student Center
7:45pm Drop off at Waukegan Waukegan Green Bay Rd. and Grand Ave.
+ Develop Friendships with other SSS students
+ Enhance teamwork and leadership skills
+ Promote problem solving and critical thinking abilities
+ Build confidence and self-esteem
+ Participate in a fun and challenging learning environment
There is no fee for the day trip which includes:
~ Transportation from UW-Parkside, Waukegan, and Milwaukee
~ Low and High Ropes Course*
~ Lunch and Dinner
~ College Success Strategies
~ Other Outdoor Fun Activities (Swimming, Volleyball, Campfire & Smores)
*The ropes course is a series of outdoor elements designed to create unique challenges. Participants in the program work with other students to solve problems, make decisions, set goals and develop communication skills in an environment that is challenging, safe, supportive and fun.
We operate under the "Challenge by Choice" philosophy, so participants have the option to select their personal level of challenge in all activities.
Sample activities include: