Mennonite Higher Education Sustainability Summit


Below was a tentative schedule for the original planned summit.  We imagine the summit in 2022 would have a similar outline, of course at different dates though.

Saturday, May 30

3pm: Rooms open (dorms at EMU), check-in available for those arriving Sat (we ask that participants cover their own costs for Sat night if arriving early)

Supper: Participants make own supper arrangements, restaurants are available within 1 mile of EMU.

Sunday, May 31

8am – 5pm: Shenandoah National Park Field Trip. Join us for an optional field trip to beautiful nearby Shenandoah National Park. We will have opportunity to hike, speak with park rangers, and otherwise spend a day enjoying this amazing bit of creation!  Costs for transportation and park entry covered by CSCS.

3pm: Rooms open (dorms at EMU), check-in available 

5pm: Dinner provided for those arrived

7pm: Evening public event, Rev Mitch Hescox, President of Evangelical Environmental Network

Monday, June 1

7:30 – 8:30am: Breakfast provided

8:30am: Welcome and Introduction

9:30 – 10:30am: Goal-setting discussion

10:30am: Break (coffee and snacks) 

11am-12:30pm: A case study in campus sustainability

12:30-2:00pm: Lunch

2:00-3:15 pm: Workshop Session #1

3:15-3:45pm: Break

3:45-5pm: Workshop Session #2

5pm: Summarizing discussion

5:30pm: Picnic Dinner, George Washington National Forest

Tuesday, June 2

7:30-8:30am: Breakfast 

8:45-10am: Workshop Session #3

10-10:30am: Break (coffee and snacks)

10:30am-12pm: Processing Results of Workshop Sessions

12-1pm: Lunch

1-3pm: Secure Futures; Session and field trip to EMHS solar installation

3:30-5:00pm: Conclusions and next steps

5:00-5:30 pm – Closing worship

5:30pm: Dinner 

Wednesday, June 3

7:30am: Breakfast available

Morning – participants depart (Campus Sustainability Ambassadors stay for Wed training, leave Thurs morning)

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