Leadership Retreats

Fall Leadership Retreat

Ready for a fall overnight adventure? Each year, the Leadership Institute takes 50 students to Camp Stella Maris in Lakeville NY.   It’s a great way to meet new people, work on your leadership skills, and complete leadership certificate requirements. Meals, Transportation, and lodging are all inclusive and there is no cost for students. Student participate in low and high ropes course activities all day on Saturday.  Take this opportunity to get off campus and have fun!  Space is limited. 

Important Information:

  • Offered Annually.  Almost always in mid-September.
  • This is a free event open to registered RIT students in good standing.
  • Bus transportation is provided from campus. Students may not drive.
  • Meals are provided. 
  • Interpreters are provided.
  • Students stay in men’s and women’s heated cabins.  There are large bathrooms with several showers suitable for use.

What to bring:

  • Clothes and pajamas.  Bring warm comfortable clothes and sneakers suitable for completing a ropes courses outside on Saturday.
  • Pillow and Sleeping bag or bedding. (There are bunks to sleep on in heated cabins.)
  • Personal toiletry items.

Register:

  • Registration opens the first week of classes on TheLink@RIT.  Space is limited.  There is no cost for this event.
Spring Leadership Retreat

Ready for a spring overnight adventure? On the Spring Retreat, the Leadership Institute takes 40 students to the Canandaigua Gorham Lodge at Camp Onanda where students explore leadership topics and experience an in depth simulated society exercise. This is a great way meet new people, work on your leadership skills, and complete certificate requirements. Meals, Transportation, and lodging are all inclusive and there is no cost for students. Take this opportunity to get off campus and go deep with your learning experience. Space is limited.

Important Information:

  • Offered.  Usually in March but varies.
  • This is a free event open to registered RIT students in good standing.
  • Bus transportation is provided from campus. Students may not drive.
  • Meals are provided. 
  • Interpreters are provided.
  • Students stay in the large main lodge with bunks.   There are bathrooms with showers suitable for use.

What to bring:

  • Clothes and pajamas. 
  • Pillow and Sleeping bag or bedding. (There are bunks to sleep on in heated cabins.)
  • Personal toiletry items.

Register:

  • Registration opens on TheLink@RIT.  Space is limited.  There is no cost for this event.
Six Sigma Retreat

Your on-campus leadership retreat opportunity! 

What is Six Sigma Leadership?

Six Sigma is a strategy to reduce defects or waste within a product, process or service within any industry. Therefore, Six Sigma Leadership provides the high level vision, instruction, inspiration and support to team members - positively impacting an organization's bottom line. The awarded certificate will signify that the student has achieved a leader's awareness of crucial knowledge, tools and skills used in Six Sigma corporate efforts. 

Each student will be able to:

  • Identify seven Six Sigma Leadership characteristics
  • Immediately apply the skills practiced in the program
  • Present a well recognized certificate to potential international corporations

Important Information:

  • Offered Annually.  Typically in October.
  • This is a free event open to registered RIT students in good standing.
  • This is an on campus event Friday evening and Saturday all day with a break for lunch.
  •  Full attendance is required for the entire duration of the program.
  • Meals:  Friday night dinner is provided.  Saturday breakfast snacks provided.  On your own for lunch Saturday.
  • Interpreters may be provided.

Register:

Registration opens on TheLink@RIT.  Space is limited.