Boy's Schedule Weekend Events (typical)

This is a typical schedule. Our actual schedule will be published as our planning becomes more firm.




Friday (October 9th)

4:00 PM Registration/Welcome Dining Hall
  • Select workshops & Small Groups
6:00 - 7:00 PM Dinner Dining Hall
8:00 PM Opening Ceremony Pavilion
9:00 PM Small Group Sharing With your group
  • TEENS: Archetypes discussion  
  • BOYS: Role playing of archetypes:  
9:30 PM Snack & Free Time (See Notes 1 & 2) Dining Hall

Saturday (October 10th)

7:00 AM Wake Up Cabins
7:10 AM – 7:40 AM Meditation Lake House
  Tai Chi Stretching Pavilion
7:30 AM – 8:30 AM Breakfast Dining Hall
8:30 AM Fathers & Guardians Meeting Outside Dining Hall
9:00 AM Naming Ceremony Gather at the Bridge
10:30 AM – Noon Small Group Activity With your group
Noon – 1:00 PM Lunch Dining Hall
1:00 – 2:15 PM TEENS: Non-Competitive Games Field next to Pavilion
  BOYS: Nature Walk Meet at Dining Hall
2:30 – 3:30 PM TEENS: Scavenger Hunt and/or Relay Races Beach by the Lake
  BOYS: Treasure Hunt Meet at Dining Hall
3:45– 4:45 PM All TEENS & BOYS: Theater Sports Dining Hall
4:45 - 6:15 PM All TEENS & BOYS: Free Time Lake, beach, field etc.
6:15 – 7:15 PM Dinner Dining Hall
6:45 – 7:15 PM Coffee With the Leadership Council Dining Hall
7:15 – 8:00 PM Small Groups: Talking about your Day With your group
8:00 PM Saturday Evening Ritual Fire Circle
9:15 PM Snack Dining Hall

Sunday (October 11th)

7:00 AM Wake Up Cabins
7:10 – 7:40 AM Meditation Lake House
  Tai Chi Stretching Pavilion
7:30 – 8:30 AM Breakfast Dining Hall
8:00 – 8:30 AM Coffee With the Leadership Council (Note 4) Dining Hall
8:30 – 9:30 AM Poetry Lake House
  Ta Ke Ti Na Workshop Pavilion
9:30– 10:30 AM Story Time Fire Circle
10:30 – 11:30 AM Talking Stick (Men & Older Teens) Fire Circle
  BOYS & TEENS: Kickball Field next to Pavilion
11:45 AM – 12:15 PM Small Groups Pavilion
12:20– 1:00 PM Closing Ceremony Gather at the Bridge
1:05 PM Group Picture Dining Hall
1:10 PM Lunch **Please fill out Evaluations** Dining Hall
2:00 PM Clean up. Please leave your cabin space as you found it! (See Note 5)  
2:30 - 5:00 PM Free Time. All men must vacate the premises by 5PM.  
Each man is responsible for cleaning his cabin space before departing. (Note 5)


  1. The sauna will be open continuously from Friday evening on.
  2. Beverages and conversation are available in the dining hall at all times.
  3. Men with serious medical conditions should consult with the Breathwork Workshop leader before attending
  4. Coffee with the Leadership Council is an opportunity for men interested in helping to plan Men's Gathering 2010 to meet those men who planned this years weekend. No commitment is required to attend.
  5. Cleanup involves sweeping the cabin; cleaning the toilets, sinks, and showers; emptying the trash; making sure all beds are put back the way they were when the weekend began; cleaning up any trash outside the cabin.