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The first few weeks of college life can be full of challenges.  There are many important questions, and the Freshman Retreat gives you the opportunity to explore them alongside other new students in a very relaxed and fun atmosphere.  You can learn from one another and from the many student leaders who have a lot of wisdom to share about life at Creighton!

Dates and Fees:

Friday, September 5 to Sunday, September 7, 2014 at the Creighton University Retreat Center near Griswold, IA.

The $60 fee for this retreat is non-refundable and payable by cash or check in the Campus Ministry Office in Lower Swanson.  Double check your calendar before registering!

Packing List:

We will provide...

All meals, transportation, lodging, bedding, and towels

Please bring...

  • Comfortable clothes and shoes for being outside
  • Personal toiletry items
  • Medication (if needed)
  • Journal (if you have one)
  • Flashlight for being outside at night
  • Water bottle or travel mug

Please do not bring...

  • Homework and worries about school
  • Books
  • iPads and other devices


Important Dates:

Friday, August 29, 2014

All registrations must be completed and payments made to Campus Ministry.

Friday, September 5, 2014

Gather for retreat at 4:30pm in the Gallagher parking lot by the water fountain.

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Return to campus by early afternoon.


For any questions or further information, please contact Craig Zimmer or Mariana Miller in Campus Ministry.

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