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RC Leadership Orientation - Summer 2018 - Traverse City

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Date: Aug. 02, 2018 - Aug. 07, 2018

Location: Traverse City, Michigan

*Registration Closes July 8, 2018

Training for new Ratio Christi Staff

Open to all existing campus leaders as well.

Registration is $315 for singles, $490+ for couples, including 5 nights lodging, most lunches and dinners and a canoe outing! See details at the registration site.

If you can come only for the weekend, See Info Here for the RC Summer Retreat.

Power Island, Traverse City

Bring Your Family for a get-away in a top vacation spot!

Come for training. Stay for fun. Come early or stay late with your family and enjoy the beautiful vacation area of Traverse City, Michigan. Traverse City, on the shores of Lake Michigan's Grand Traverse Bay, is one of the most beautiful and enjoyable places to be this time of year. A glorious location for those living for God’s glory! Wanting to provide you a comfortable and affordable experience, we are grateful to partner with Northwestern Michigan College (NMC) who has offered us the use of their new facility at an incredible discount. Hotels are typically $200+ per night this time of year but we are paying a small fraction of that at NMC. Built last year, North Hall has suites with 4 private rooms, living room and kitchen, 2 bathrooms and air conditioning. There is also an exercise room on the first floor for those interested.



See another promotional video for the area here


We are staying at the dorms at Northwestern Michigan College. See Campus Map.
Classes will be held in the basement of East Hall.
All times below are Eastern Daylight Time.

Schedule (Subject to Change)
Thursday, August 2nd
4:00 PM   Arrive
6:00 PM   Dinner - Feiger's House
7:00 PM   Welcome, introduction, RC Values & Vision

Friday, August 3rd
7:30 AM   Breakfast - On your own
8:30 AM   Prayer & Worship
9:00 AM   The Necessity of a Rigorous Affection for God
9:30 AM   Chapter Director Job Description
10:30 AM   Break
10:45 AM   Decoding your Campus
11:15 AM   Club Formation & Student Recruitment
12:00 PM   Lunch
1:00 PM   Running a Meeting & Student Leadership Development
2:00 PM   Reaching Professors
3:00 PM   Break
3:15 PM   Legatus Christi/Discipleship
4:15 PM   Tools to Promote Your Club
5:15 PM   Dinner on your own
7:30 PM   Bible Study/Devotional - Heart for the Lost

Saturday, August 4th
7:00 AM   Breakfast - On your own
8:00 AM   Prayer & Worship
8:30 AM   Devotional - The Necessity of Cultivating a Heart of Humility
9:00 AM   Serving & Relationships with other ministries
9:30 AM   Communications and Media Promotions
10:00 AM   Intro to College Prep
10:15 AM   RC International
10:00 AM   Break
10:15 AM   RC Resources
11:15 AM   Other Legal & Policy Reviews (Sexual abuse & harassment)
12:00 PM   Lunch
1:00 PM   Evangelism Training
2:30 PM   Evangelism Practice
5:30 PM   Dinner - Provided by RC
6:30 PM   Evangelism Debrief
Sunday, August 5th
8:00 AM   Breakfast - On your own
9:30 AM   Attend a church of your choice
12:00 PM   Lunch on your own
1:00 PM   Group Outing - Canoeing
5:30 PM   Picnic Dinner
7:30 PM   Devotional - The Necessity of Relying on the Holy Spirit for Life and Ministry
Monday, August 6th
7:30 AM   Breakfast - On your own
8:30 AM   Prayer & Worship
9:00 AM   Devotional - The Necessity of Persevering Prayer
9:30 AM   Break
9:45 AM   The Need for Funding and Overview of Methods
10:15 AM   Handling Conflict
11:15 AM   Break
11:30 AM   Alliance Defending Freedom Campus Legal Issues
12:30 PM   Lunch
1:30 PM   Communicating Vision & Calling
2:15 PM   Break
2:30 PM   One on One Presentations
3:15 PM   Cultivating Contacts
4:00 PM   Questions
5:00 PM   Picnic provided by RC
7:00 PM   Group Outing

Tuesday, August 7th
9:00 AM   Breakfast - At the Feigers
10:00 AM   Clean up and check out

Activities for Your Family or Extended Stay (Conference attendees' time is mostly scheduled)

  • Sailing (  - $35/person
  • Cherry Picking (10 min drive) per pound
  • Bookstore with Coffee Shop (5 min drive)
  • Zip Line (5 min drive) $9.60/person
  • Go Carts (5 min drive) $6.40/person
  • Beach (5 min drive) free
  • Canoeing & Kayaking


Registration, Housing, Food information here

Additional Details

Location Name:
Northwestern Michigan College
College Drive

Traverse City, Michigan 49686
East Hall
Admission Details:
For existing and new RC leaders. Contact

Purchase Here

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