The Gentlemen's Retreat
 

January 18 - 20, 2018 Hosted at Winter Wyman

Young men, sophomores juniors, and seniors at St. Raymond’s High School in the Bronx, will have a true Gentlemen’s experience. Through activity-based learning and guest lectures, these young men will be exposed to new competencies of emotional, conversational and story intelligence, and meet people who are experts in their field from multiple walks of life including business, finance, academia, law, and the arts. They’ll be staying in Jamestown, Rhode Island and will enjoy a special dinner at Waterman Grille. These young men will leave Providence with a newly expanded vision of the world, and a version of success on new terms,  the Gentlemen’s terms.

 
 
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Schedule


Friday
January 18th, 2018

5:30 AM

On the Road to Winter Wyman

10:00 AM

Arrive at Winter Wyman / Breakfast

11: 00 AM

Intro to Winter Wyman / Workshop 1

12:00 pm

Panel Discussion / Lunch

1:00 PM

Mock Staffing / Interviews

2:00 PM

Resume Building

3:00 PM

Leave to GR HQ

4:00

Arrive at GR HQ

5:00 PM

Prep for Dinner / Gentlemen’s Night

6:00 PM

Dinner and Workshops with Lax & Co.

7:00 PM

Workshops with Lax & Co.

10:00 PM

Leave to GR HQ

11:00 PM

Lights Out


Saturday
January 19th, 2018

6:30 AM

Wake Up

7:30 AM

Breakfast / G-Talk

8:30 AM

Yoga

9:00 AM

Free time

10:00 AM

Tennis Hall of Fame

12:00 pm

Lunch

1:00 PM

Cliff Walk

2:00 PM

G-Talk: Azis and Jonathan

3:30 PM

Free time

4:45 PM

Prep for Annual Dinner

6:00 PM

Moctail hour at Waterman Grille

7:00 PM

GR Dinner

10:00 PM

Leave to GR HQ


Sunday
January 20th, 2018

3:00 AM

Wake Up

4:00 AM

Leave RI

8:30 AM

Arrive in NYC

9:00 AM

10:00 AM

11:00 pm

12:30 PM

1:30 PM

6:00 PM

7:00 PM

8:00 PM

11:00 PM

 

2016 and 2017 Retreat Highlights

 

Launch Day with Coach Cooley

To kickoff off the Gentlemen’s Retreat, Providence College basketball coach Ed Cooley addressed the young men on the PC campus. Throughout the weekend retreat, top leaders from the business and academic worlds joined the young men from the Bronx for panel discussions and workshops focused on emotional and conversational intelligence.

"You can scour the country and find plenty of hometown success stories of coaches coming back to their alma maters or the places where they grew up. But there will be few that can match the authenticity of Cooley and Providence.
He is a product of the city. Cooley was one of nine children in a family of a mother on welfare. She did what she could, but clearly Cooley felt even before he was 10 years old that he needed to seek help."
- Andy Katz, ESPN Senior Writer

November 2016
Schedule of Events

 
 

Friday
November 11th

6:00 AM

Bus leaves St Ray's

10:00 AM

Arrive at Providence College, Slavin Center 

10: 30 AM

EQ, Part 1 with Carol Salloway

11:30 AM

Opening with Coach Cooley 

12:00 PM

Lunch, provided by The Thirsty Beaver and Keynote: Stephon Alexander

1:15 PM

EQ Part 2: Empathy Poker

2:00 PM

Bus leaves for PeaceLove Studios

2:30 PM

Art at PeaceLove Studios

4:00 PM

Bus to Middletown, RI/ G Headquarters

6:30 PM

Dinner at Dave & Busters / Speaker: Alex Silva de Balboa 

Keynote: Sylvester James Gates

 


Saturday
November 12th

6:45 AM

Wake up/Snacks 

7:00 AM

Yoga and Meditation 

7:30 AM

Breakfast at G Headquarters / G-Talks

8:00 AM

Pack for Providence 

9:00 AM

Bus to Providence Public Library 

10:00 AM

Arrive at Providence Public Library 

10:30 AM

Panel Discussion 

11:45 AM

Bus to Times2 Academy 

12:00 PM

Lunch/Coding Workshops

2:00 PM

Basketball Game: Providence Vs. Bronx
and Sports Analytics

6:00 PM

Dinner at Gracie's

8:30 PM

Ending Ceremony with IntraCity Geeks


Sunday
November 13th

9:00 AM

Nonverbal Communication Workshop with Carl Maccario at The Watson Institute, McKinney 

10:30 AM

Tour of Brown University

12:00 PM

Closing prep at Gentlemen's Retreat HQ

1:00 PM

Bus leaves Providence for St Ray's

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