We value the “Summer Institute Magic” that we co-create for one week every year, so we promise to: Treat each individual and their gifts with gratitude. Make space for the creative and unexpected delights we might share with the community. Offer a generosity of spirit to each other as we make mistakes or are disappointed. We value the expectation of mutuality, so we promise to: Model and respect healthy boundaries, so that our diverse community is safe for all. Develop and maintain a heart of […]
Thank you to all who applied for a Job at Summer Institute! Someone will be contacting you about your application shortly. If you didn’t apply already, there are still unfilled jobs. Please consider these great opportunities to serve our community and be part of making Summer Institute the fantastic experience you know it to be. Please submit your application by the end of Friday, 2018-03-30. SI Job Application If you would like to apply for multiple positions, please submit a separate application for each. Thank you very […]
Job Applications are now open! Please consider these great opportunities to serve our community and be part of making Summer Institute the fantastic experience you know it to be. Please submit your application by the end of Friday, 2018-03-09. SI Job Application If you would like to apply for multiple positions, please submit a separate application for each. Thank you very much for your participation, and for being part of the Summer Institute team! SIPC Thank you!
Youth can be a powerful force in fighting for the way they want things to be. Summer Institute enthusiasts Claire and Eva will be leading the youth program on youth activism and youth-led organizing. With racial justice and gender equality as the focus, they will equip the youth will tools for social change. As longtime SI attendees and veterans of the youth program, Claire and Eva will engage the youth in what promises to be a lively week complete with interactive activities and participatory games. They […]
Dear Members of our Summer Institute Family: It’s the nature of something like Summer Institute that, once one year’s gathering ends, we must immediately start planning for the next year’s gathering. The 2017 SI ended in July, and the Summer Institute Planning Council got right to work. We’ve met, and reviewed what went on in 2017, and read your comments about it (you’ll hear more about that later). Now it’s time to start on the 2018 SI. The first order of business is Morning Seminars […]
Want to review some of the resources Sheila mentioned in her theme talks about Non-Violent Communication and Restorative Justice? Here’s her final slides: PowerPoint Slides PDF Slides
If you attended Rev. Joan Van Becelaere’s morning seminar: Once Upon a Time in Judea…. A Story-Focused Intro to the New Testament, or wished you could have, here are the videos that were shown.
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The 2017 evaluation is here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/si2017eval We read them all and care about your thoughts. Thank you so much!
Get ready for Summer Institute 2017 by bookmarking the mobile site. Even add it as a shortcut to your homescreen for an app-like experience. The schedule is also on the site, though subject to change. Mobile Homepage
Hey everyone, it’s not too late to vend at the SI bookstore! Not artsy, no problem! You can offer a service like massages, haircuts, or whatever cool thing you do! There are no fees to vend at the bookstore, but 15% of your sales go to the SI scholarship fund to help others enjoy the magic that is SI. Please send me a quick email at firstname.lastname@example.org to let me know that you will be there. See you soon!
Monday evening is your chance to dance to old-time with music by David Strickler and friends. No partner or experience necessary. Contra dance is aerobic and social. Dancer-friendly instruction and calling by Susan English http://www.balance-and-swing.com.
Been thinking about coming to Summer Institute 2017, but not sure? Well, time is running out! Registration is only open until 7/2, and there will be no walk-ins. Decision Helpers: 2016 Summer Institute Slideshow 2017 Programming 2017 Cost Estimator Register Here!