EnvisionU

2024 EnvisionU

Rising senior scholars coming together for team-building activities, reflection, and exploring college options with our partner schools

Registration Opens: January 15th

Registration Deadline: March 1st

Details

DATES

Monday, June 24
to Friday, June 28

LOCATION

Santa Clara University

WHO

All rising 12th graders across the Network

2024 College Fair Participants

This year’s college fair will be available to both Boys Hope Girls Hope Scholars and local high school students involved with community-based organizations.

 

The list of participating college’s will be available soon. Stay tuned!

Schedule

MONDAY, JUNE 24

10 AM – 4 PM

Campus Arrivals

Graham Hall: Scholars arrive and check into the residence hall. Free time will include some structured outdoor team-building activities, including rock climbing, volleyball, and hiking trails.

12 PM – 1 PM

Lunch

Benson: Available for those scholars who arrive early.

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

AUDL Demo (Tentative)

American Ultimate Disc League (AUDL) Demonstration

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Welcome Dinner

SCDI Quad: Remarks provided by Kristin Ostby, President and CEO, Boys Hope Girls Hope, and Santa Clara University representative.

7:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Overview

SCDI Quad: Boys Hope Girls Hope Team Members provide an overview of the week ahead.

8:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Social Activity

Opportunity for scholars to socialize with each other.

10:00 PM

Day Ends

Snack table, room check, and lights out.

TUESDAY, JUNE 25

8:00 AM – 8:30 AM

Breakfast

Benson

8:45 AM – 9:00 AM

Morning Reflection

Led by Boys Hope Girls Hope team member and/or Jesuit priest to introduce topic of the day.

9:00 AM – 9:15 AM

Travel to Cisco via bus

9:15 AM – 11:30 AM

Tour of Cisco

Scholars receive a tour of Cisco led by Boys Hope Girls Hope Board Member Jason “JP” Pernell, World Wide Vice President of Go-to-Market Sales Operations, Cisco.

11:30 AM – 11:45 PM

Travel to Santa Clara via bus

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Lunch

Benson: Scholars and team members lunch served.

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Network Board Meeting

(Board and Special Guests) | Board Room

1:00 PM – 1:45 PM

Santa Clara Admission Presentation

1:45 PM – 3:30 PM

Campus Tour

Scholars take part in a tour of Santa Clara University.

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Teambuilding Activity

Scholars take part in a team-building activity to be determined.

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Break

Scholars and team members return to room to change clothes and get ready for the evening Network Event.

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Networking Event & Dinner

SCDI Quad: Scholars attend a dinner and networking event with Bay Area supporters and Network Board Members.

8:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Evening Activity

Scholars enjoy downtime and an evening activity, possibly a movie night.

10:00 PM

Day Ends

Snack table, room check, and lights out.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26

All activities take place at Santa Clara University. Rooms to be determined unless noted.  We are inviting local organizations to join for the day, starting at 9 a.m. for Breakout Sessions or for the 1 p.m. College Fair.

8:00 AM – 8:30 AM

Breakfast

Benson: Breakfast for scholars and team members. Students transition to morning activity at 8:30 a.m.

8:45 AM – 9:00 AM

Morning Reflection

Dr. Clarence Lee, Boys Hope Girls Hope Network Board Member, Exhort Health Founder, and author, is invited to address persistence.

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Breakout Sessions

Boys Hope Girls Hope Scholars and local Bay Area students take part in six breakout sessions focused on topics such as applying for scholarships, writing a college essay, and creating a final list. There will be simultaneous sessions for team members and staff of local organizations.

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Lunch

Benson: Scholars and team members lunch served.

1:00 PM – 1:45 PM

Santa Clara Admission Presentation

(Local Students): Representatives from Santa Clara University’s Admissions Department lead a presentation on how to apply to the university for any local students in attendance.

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

College Fair

(Boys Hope Girls Hope scholars and local students): The participants will come in on a rolling basis. The Boys Hope Girls Hope scholars will have the first 30-45 minutes alone with the reps followed by students from local organizations. Other Santa Clara University departments will be invited to participate so students can learn about campus services and support. We expect 10-15 colleges and universities from across the US to participate.

3:30P M – 5:30 PM

Service Activity

Boys Hope Girls Hope scholars and Admission Reps conduct a service activity to be determined.

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Dinner

Benson: Boys Hope Girls Hope scholars and team members have dinner.

7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Social Activity

10:00 PM

Day Ends

Snack table, room check, and lights out.

THURSDAY, JUNE 27

8:00 AM – 8:30 AM

Breakfast

Benson

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM

Morning Reflection

Led by Boys Hope Girls Hope team member and/or Jesuit priest to introduce topic of the day.

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

University of San Francisco

Travel to the University of San Francisco via bus.

10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

USF Tour

Scholars and team members tour the University of San Francisco.

12:00 PM – 1:15 PM

Lunch

Lunch for scholars and team members at the University of San Francisco.

1:15 PM – 1:30 PM

Travel to Service Project location via bus. TBD

1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Service Project

Scholars and team members conduct a service project to be announced.

3:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Travel to social activity in San Francisco.

3:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Social Activity

Scholars and team members take part in social activity, to be determined, in San Francisco.

5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

Travel back to Santa Clara University via bus.

7:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Dinner

Benson

8:30 PM – 10:00 PM

Packing

Opportunity for scholars to pack belongings for trip home.

10:00 PM

Day Ends

Snack table, room check, and lights out.

FRIDAY, JUNE 28

8:00 AM – 8:30 AM

Breakfast

Benson

8:45 AM – 9:15 AM

Morning Reflection

Led by Boys Hope Girls Hope team member and/or Jesuit priest to introduce topic of the day.

9:15 AM – 10:00 AM

Wrap Session

Scholars and team members take part in a wrap session facilitated by Boys Hope Girls Hope Network Mission Effectiveness Team.

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Check-Out

Scholars and team members check out of residence hall.

11:00 AM

Depart Campus

Scholars and team members depart campus to catch flights home. There will be a tour of local schools for affiliates with later flights.

For questions or more information:

Contact James Williams, Director of Postsecondary Success and Strategic Partnerships. James leads college, career, and alumni programming for the Network, supporting affiliate capacity in these areas, and managing partnerships with universities, intern placements, and peer organizations. He can be reached at jwilliams@bhgh.org.

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