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Team Building for Fraternity Men: Experiential Learning Retreat

Presenting Partner: Growth Guiders

Program Description: This two-session intensive program is designed to increase individuals’ knowledge and understanding of leadership and team development in the fraternity environment through a combination of information sessions and active participation in cooperative, challenge activities. Activities are included in the schedule for both sessions, but particularly emphasized on the second day when the group meets outdoors for group problem-solving activities and hiking (one to two flat miles). Challenge activities are chosen to enhance critical thinking skills, creativity, problem-solving ability, and ability to work effectively as a team. Activities included also present opportunities for taking leadership roles, recognizing leadership styles, identifying what works and what doesn’t work in given situations, and applying learning to real life situations.


  • To increase knowledge and understanding of team development.
  • To become a more effective team member in working with people of diverse backgrounds, cultures, philosophies, approaches, strengths, and limitations.
  • To increase knowledge, understanding, and skills related to leadership.
  • To improve skills related to effective problem solving and decision-making. To improve the communication skills of attendees.

Time: 2-day retreat (12 hours)

Intended Audience: IFC Leadership, Chapter Leadership Teams, Fraternity Educators, Full Chapter Membership

Partner Bio: Growth Guiders believes in delivering inspirational programs ranging from small group facilitation to large group keynotes to academic presentations at professional conferences. Growth Guiders takes extra steps to ensure that our learning experiences not only engage students, but lead them on a path to discovery and extend learning into action.

More information: Download a one-pager about this program.

Booking Information: Contact John F. Holloway, President and Chief Collaboration Officer,