Retreat Schedule

April 7, 5:00pm – April 9, 11:30am

All participants are expected to check-in between 2:00 – 5:00pm on Friday, April 7

Day 1
07 Apr 2017
Day 2
08 Apr 2017
Day 3
09 Apr 2017

Check-in

The check-in booth will be open as schools arrive. Please be sure to arrive between these times so that we can get everyone checked in.
Spud Marshall
18:00 - 18:45

Dinner

Intro to Changemaking

We’ll kick-off the weekend with a super interactive game that immerses you into the field of changemaking. Connect with your peers, push your comfort zone, and learn from experienced ruckus-makers!
Uchechi Kalu Jacobson
Jarren Small
Alexis Taylor
Spud Marshall
Gabrielle Deculus
Chad Littlefield
Alan Webb
21:00 - 23:00

S’mores

08:00 - 08:45

Breakfast

Framing for the Day

What do you hope to walk away from the weekend with? What would be considered an impactful retreat? Take some time this morning framing what’s to come so you can...
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Chad Littlefield

Head, Heart, Hustle

This session helps you identify entrepreneurial opportunities that sit at the intersection of your head (the skills, abilities, knowledge, connections, and everything else you bring to the table) and your...
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Jarren Small
Alan Webb

Unlocking Creativity

In this workshop, you will learn some concrete tools and methods for generating wacky, innovative ideas. Whether or not you have a project, everyone will leave with new ways to address the...
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Spud Marshall
Chad Littlefield

Chart Your First Steps

This workshops is organized much like speed-dating, where participants are paired up to talk through the different aspects of their projects and get clarity and advice on the various aspects....
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Alexis Taylor
Gabrielle Deculus
12:30 - 1:30

Lunch

Choose Your Adventure

Take time to dive deeper into the topics or conversations you most want to explore during your time at the retreat. Participants can also use the time to go on a...
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Chad Littlefield

Grow Your Team

Building relationships and understanding the root needs of a community is the foundation of any social enterprise. This session will highlight ways to grow and strengthen your personal network, and it...
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Jarren Small
Chad Littlefield

Entrepreneurship Sucks

How should I go about tackling the issues I care about – founding an organization, joining an existing group, innovating within a large company? This workshop will help you map...
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Gabrielle Deculus
Alan Webb

Pitch & Find the Money

A good idea can’t get very far if you can’t persuade others on the merits of that idea. This session will explore the ways you can attract money and other...
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Alexis Taylor
Spud Marshall

Tiny Teach and Debrief

Unpack what you’ve learned from the day by sharing your key takeaways with other participants, so that you can learn what happened in the many workshops happening simultaneously throughout the...
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Chad Littlefield
18:00 - 19:00

Dinner

Social Entrepreneur Storytime

After dinner, everyone will come together around the fire to hear stories from experienced social entrepreneurs. This will be an intimate time to get to know the challenges and triumphs...
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Uchechi Kalu Jacobson

Try on a Hustle

End the day with an Ignite Retreat tradition. This will be an opportunity to begin to envision what it could like if you were to integrate all you learned today into...
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Spud Marshall
8:00 - 8:45

Breakfast

Synthesizing and Moving Forward

After an entire weekend together, we’ll take our final day to determine how to best move forward. Through accountability and defined action steps, you can keep the energy and momentum...
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Uchechi Kalu Jacobson
Jarren Small
Alexis Taylor
Spud Marshall
Gabrielle Deculus
Chad Littlefield