Typical Schedule for Residential Staff

Typical Schedule for Residential Staff

The YTI Administrative team is in the midst of reviewing the Summer Academy program and schedule, a review which may result in some siginificant changes from previous years.  The schedule of activities described below, therefore, is offered merely as an example and not as a commitment to the 2016 Academy schedule.  Weekly staff meetings (mentors, exploratory leaders, whole staff) and special excursions are not included below.

Monday, Wednesday

                 9:00 — 10:50 Exploratory Classes (various classrooms)

               11:00 — 11:20 Community Gathering time

               11:20 — 12:30 Plenary Class (generally, taught by faculty from Atlanta-area colleges, universities, or seminaries)

                 2:00 — 4:00  Quiet Time (dormitory must be quiet for studying)

                 4:00 — 5:30  Faculty Worskshops

                 6:45 — 8:00  Dinner and Covenant Groups

                 8:30 — 9:30  Worship

                11:00             Room Check (all scholars must be in their rooms)

                midnight         Lights Out

Tuesday

                9:00 — 2:00   Plenary Workshop and Walking Tours

                2:00 — 4:00   Quiet Time

                4:00 — 5:30   Optional: Choir Rehearsal, Improv, etc.

                6:45 — 8:00   Dinner and Covenant Groups

                8:30 — 9:30   Worship

               11:00              Room Check (all scholars must be in their rooms)

               midnight          Lights Out

Thursday

               8:45 — 2:00     Contextuals (service-learning around Atlanta, organized by exploratory group)

               2:00 — 4:00     Quiet Time (dormitory must be quiet for studying)

               4:00 — 5:30    Optional: Choir Rehearsal, Improv, etc.

               5:45 — 6:30    Dinner

               6:45 — 8:00    Covenant Groups (various rooms)

               8:30 — 8:50    Community Gathering time (Brooks Commons)

               9:00 — 9:45    Worship (Cannon Chapel)

              11:00               Room Check (all scholars must be in their rooms)

              midnight           Lights Out

Friday

              9:00 — 10:50    Exploratory Classes (various classrooms)

             11:00 — 11:20   Community Gathering time

             11:20 — 12:30   Plenary Class

              2:00 — 4:00     Quiet Time (dormitory must be quiet for studying)

              Afternoon         Visit to Synagogue or Mosque

              7:00 — 8:00     Community Feast (RARB 102)

              evening:           coffee house or other social activity

              11:00               room check

              midnight           lights out

Saturday

            Optional excursions for scholars, visitation days, etc.

            evening              Community Feast followed by dance, movie, or other activity

            11:00                 room check

            midnight             lights out

Sunday: morning: pilgrimages; afternoon: quiet time; evening: community feast followed by vespers

FYI: Mentors and academy coordinators are scheduled for one 24-hr period off in every 7 days;  exploratory leaders are off-duty Friday evenings through early Sunday mornings.