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Grace J. Palmisano Center for Campus Ministry

Freshmen Retreat Leader Application


Friday, September 12 – Saturday, September 13 


Saturday, September 13 – Sunday, September 14


ALL APPLICATIONS DUE by Friday, November 8, 2013


Please come to Campus Ministry on November 8th to sign-up for an informational interview




The Freshmen Retreat is an opportunity for First Year Students to step away from the bustle of beginning college and join other students in conversations about the journey ahead at Merrimack College. You, as an upperclassman student will share your own experiences and encourage conversation through small group discussion and reflection on topics relevant to the first-year experience including: self-identity, transitions, relationships, community and discernment.


Time Commitments: (subject to adjustment)

Spring Semester:

            - 4 weekly group meetings before spring break

            - 1 group meeting after spring break


Fall Semester:

            -Final preparation meetings (dates determined during spring semester)

            -Retreat Weekend: September 12-14, 2014