BOLTer Calendar 2015

New BOLTers! Please save the dates and times!

Other events can be scheduled based on interests.

The visual/text version of the calendar is below the google calendar show.



Spring 2015

- Sun April 26th, 1pm-3pm: New BOLTer meeting for current students who are newly accepted BOLTers.

An introduction for all accepted BOLTers to learn about logistics of preparing for the trip, to meet Leaders and other BOLTers, and to learn what the program is all about.


Fall 2015

BOLT groups meet regularly throughout the fall and spring semesters (usually over dinner). In addition, there are a number of events for all BOLT groups.

- Aug 29 (Sat): 8:30-5pm: Please return to Brown by this time to pick up your key from Residential Life and move into your room. Brown Meal plans start up on Sep 5th or 8th depending on whether you are new or returning students. See below.

- Aug 30 (Sun): 12 noon-7pm: Pre-Trip Prep Meeting in Alumnae Hall.  *absolutely required Pre-trip Meeting.
Here you will meet your Leaders and fellow BOLTers, receive requested gear, pack your packs, make sure you have everything, start working iwth your group and get ready to go.

- Aug 31-4 (Mon-Fri) 7 am meet at 48 Olive St (behind the CAC): Buses depart for Fall Trip! Backpacking in the Whites!

- Sep 4 (Fri) 7-9pm: Post Trip Banquet, Alumnae Hall. Suggested attire is BOLT Semi (dress up a little, but include something outdoorsy -- boots, bandanas, headlamps, etc.)

- Sep 5 (Sat) New Transfer and RUE students orientation and meal plan begins with breakfast.

- Sep 6 (Sun) 10am-1pm: Gear Cleanup & Informal Debrief in Alumnae Hall *required, email us over the summer if you have Meiklejohn Training or have new transfer/RUE student orientation. We need to factor this into our planning for gear recollection and clean-up.

- Sep 8 (Tues) Returning students - academic year meal plan starts at breakfast.

- Sep 12 (Sat) 11-1: BOLT Wars.  Pembroke Field

- Sep 14th (Mon-Sat) BOLT group gatherings and check in.

- Sep 24 (Thurs) from 8pm-9pm: Annual Slide Show and Photo Contest. Salomon 001.

- October 1 (Thurs) 7:30-9:30pm Leadership Workshop 1: Effective Communication Skills. Smitty B (basement rooms)

- Mid October - "Family Group" Gatherings/Events (Family Groups are regional groups of 4-5 trip groups.)

- Oct 19 (Mon) 7:30-9:30pm: Leader Planning Meeting for Family Group Gatherings and LW 2: Leadership Styles and Group Facilitation Workshops, Wilson 302

- Nov 4 (Wed) 7:30-9:30pm Leadership Workshop 2: Leadership Styles and Group Facilitation. Smitty B (basement rooms)

- Nov 14 (Sat) from 5pm-9pm: Thanksgiving Pot Luck Celebration and Charity Event. All BOLT, all BOLTer years and friends invited. Location: Central Congregational Church (296 Angell Street, come in side door by the office sign)

- Week of Dec 1st - BOLT Group's plan end of semester dinners or events together.

Other events can be scheduled based on interests.