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Spring 2019 Resident Orientation Retreats

Resident Retreats


Calling I-House Home: New Resident Orientation Retreats - Held at Marin County's Walker Creek Ranch, these two-day retreats are designed to welcome residents into I-House's unique global community through cultural exchange, group activities, and intercultural skill-building. Previous residents have voted the New Resident Orientation Retreat the most effective and fun way to meet fellow residents and make new friends, all while enjoying the great outdoors! Registration fee of $45 includes all transportation, overnight lodging and meals.

Dates: January 26-27, 2019

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Early registration is highly encouraged as space is extremely limited.


You will recieve a pre-retreat packing and prep email the week of the retreat, so please check your inbox. The orientation retreats are open to new residents and a limited number of returning residents.

If the retreat is full visit the Program Office if you would like to be placed on a waitlist! 

Day One - Getting to the Retreat

11:30 am: Check in at I-House Front Steps to verify your reservation and board bus with all of your belongings.

12:00 pm: Bus leaves I-House for Walker Creek Ranch, a 70 minute bus drive. Timing depends on traffic conditions.

1:30 pm: Arrive at Walker Creek.


Day Two - Getting Back to I-House

2:30 pm: Pack up Bus and leave retreat site for tour of Point Reyes and Limantour Beach

6:30 pm: Arrive at I-House for dinner.

Please be patient and understanding if we have to adjust our retreat schedule to accommodate for weather. Please contact the Program Office you have any questions, call us at (510) 642-9460 or email ihprograms@berkeley.edu.