Sunday, August 17

Move into your College House residence for the year
5:30 pmIntroduction Barbeque
Monday, August 18
10:00-12:00pmVisit to Mill Creek Urban Farm
12:00-2:00pmPicnic lunch at Belmont Plateau in Fairmount Park
2:00-4:00pmTour and scavenger hunt at Morris Arboretum
6:00pmDinner at neighborhood restaurant featuring local ingredients
Tuesday, August 19
10:00-12:00pmTour of Wilmington Organic Recycling Center
12:00-2:00pmPicnic lunch Fox Point State Park
3:00-5:00pmEnvironmentally focused discussions with Penn professors
6:00pmTeam dinners at leaders' houses, made with local produce
Wednesday, August 20
9:00amBreakfast with the Office of Sustainability at Penn
11:00amPack, leave campus
12:00pmCharlestown Organic Farm (lunch and discussion about suburban organic farming, tour of the farm)
 Overnight at Gifford Pinchot State Park
Thursday, August 21
9:00amEcological river tour by canoe (impact of urban development on the local watershed)
12:00pmLunch
1:00pmDepart Harrisburg
2:30pmReturn to campus for the beginning of New Student Orientation
Wednesday, August 27
Fall semester classes begin

For additional information, please contact Julian Goresko at (215) 573-4902.

Note: this schedule has been adjusted since the Pre-Orientation brochure was mailed.  These dates are correct.