Senior Retreat

College Bound proudly announces our Annual Senior Retreat. This unique two-day retreat will be an opportunity for our seniors to learn and prepare for the year ahead, as well as to interact and share experiences with other seniors in the program.

This year’s Senior Retreat will cover important topics like:

  • Researching Schools and finding the right college for you
  • A complete college application (résumé, recommendation letters, application, SAT/ACT, personal Statement)
  • Senior year calendar and time management


Saturday, August 5, 2017

9 am – 9:30 am Light Breakfast/ Registration
9:30 am – 10 am Welcome


Retreat Overview

10 am – 10:30 am Social Media Do’s & Don’ts
10:35 am – 11:15 am College Readiness
11:15 am – 11:20 am Break
11:20 am – 11:50 pm Writing Your Personal Statement
11:50 am – 12:30 pm Breakout session: Writing Your Personal Statement
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm  College Greenlight
2:30 pm – 3:15 pm Organization & Time Management Skills
3:15 pm – 3:30 pm Break
3:30 pm – 4 pm Recommendation Packet (Resume/Brag Sheet)
4 pm – 4:30 pm Senior Year Calendar / Schedule
4:30 pm – 5 pm Q & A
6 pm – 10 pm Team Building Outing/Dinner
10 pm Wrap-up
11 pm Room Check

Sunday, August 6, 2017

Until 9 am Breakfast
9 am – 9:30 am Warm-up/Recap/Overview of session
9:30 am – 10:30 am Finding the Right Fit For You
10:30 am – 11:30 am
11:30 am – 12 pm Q & A/Wrap Up


This is a mandatory event for all seniors enrolled in the program.
The student fee for this event is $50. Payment can be made online, by check or money order. Registration forms and payments must be submitted by Wednesday, August 2nd. Signed permission slips must be completed and turned in by Saturday, August 5, 2017. Permission slips can be turned in at the College Bound office or scanned and emailed to College Bound will cover the expense of the facilities, light breakfast, and lunch. Students will be responsible for dinner on Saturday evening. Please call us at 202-842-0858 or email Kevohn McCormick and/or Sakinah Muhammad, if you have any questions. 


Date & Location:

Saturday, August 5, 2017 – Sunday, August 6, 2017


Location: TBA

Hotel Info: 

Drop Off Time on Saturday:   8:30 AM

Pick Up Time on Sunday:     12:30 PM


To register complete the form below

  • Please include any allergies, dietary restrictions, medical conditions and prescription medications. List N/A if you child does not have any medical issues that might impact him/her while on the Senior Retreat.