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Schedule

This page includes the full schedule for the 2022 Sustainable Leadership Academy. Please email Kelly Henderson with any questions. Schedule is subject to change.

Saturday, July 23 

1:30 - 3:00 p.m. / Check-In and Move-In

3:15 - 4:00 p.m. / Campus Tour (first time visitors)

4:00 - 5:30 p.m. / Orientation and Icebreakers

5:30 - 6:30 p.m. / Dinner

7:00 - 9:00 p.m. / Bowling and Ice Cream Social


Sunday, July 24

8:00 - 9:00 a.m. / Breakfast

9:00 - 10:30 a.m. / Sustainability and Social Justice 

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. / Experiential Sustainability Learning Workshops, Options TBA (may include Aquaculture, Apiary, Agroecology Garden, Tree Climbing and Tree Care, Energy Systems, Water Management, Woodland Ecology, Interior Architecture, Green Buildings, Virtual Reality, Ecofeminist World Building, Plant Collecting, and more)

12:30 - 1:30 p.m. / Lunch

1:30 - 3:30 p.m. / Free time, Recreational Options TBA (may include archery, hikes, yoga, art, music, sports, geocaching)

3:30 - 5:30 p.m. / Project Planning and Dialogue Circle

5:30 - 6:30 p.m. / Dinner

6:30 - 9:00 p.m. / Team Building 


Monday, July 25

8:00 - 9:00 a.m. / Breakfast

9:00 a.m. / Shuttle to Pittsburgh

10:00 - 11:45 a.m. / Urban Farm Tour and Volunteer Gardening

12:15 - 1:45 p.m. / Transit Justice and Gentrification Neighborhood Tour and Free Time for Lunch at Local Business

2:00 - 3:30 p.m. / Sustainable Fashion Business Tour

3:45 p.m. / Shuttle to Shadyside Campus

4:00 - 5:00 p.m. / Governance and Policy Panel

5:30 - 6:30 p.m. / Dinner

6:30 - 8:00 p.m. / Free Time at Shadyside Campus Athletic and Fitness Center, JKM Library or Carriage House Game Room (Gym activities may include: Swimming, Basketball, Squash, Ping Pong)

8:15 p.m. / Shuttle to Eden Hall


Tuesday, July 26

8:00 - 9:00 a.m. / Breakfast

9:00 - 10:30 a.m. / Pollution, Ecology, Health and Climate Change Panel

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. / Experiential Sustainability Learning Workshops, Options TBA

12:30 - 1:30 p.m. / Lunch 

1:30 - 3:30 p.m. / Free Time, Recreational Options TBA

3:30 - 5:30 p.m. / Project Planning and Dialogue Circle  

5:30 - 6:30 p.m. / Dinner

6:30 - 9:00 p.m. / Team Pods and Counselors' Choice Activity


Wednesday, July 27

8:00 - 9:00 a.m. / Breakfast

9:00 - 9:45 a.m. / Shuttle to Chatham Eastside

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. / Experiential Sustainability Learning Workshops, Options TBA

12:00 - 12:30 p.m. / Shuttle to Shadyside Campus

12:30 - 1:30 p.m. / Lunch and Free Time at Shadyside Campus. Free time options include but are not limited to library and computer lab time, games in the Carriage House, lounging on the Quad, or walk around the Campus Arboretum.

1:30 - 3:00 p.m. / Shadyside Campus Tour and Admissions Info Session

3:00 - 5:00 p.m. / Leadership and Community Transformation Panel & Session with Career Development

5:00 - 6:00 p.m. / Dinner

6:00 - 8:00 p.m. / Free Time at Shadyside Campus Athletic and Fitness Center, JKM Library or Carriage House Game Room (Gym activities may include: Swimming, Basketball, Squash, Ping Pong)

8:15 p.m. / Shuttle to Eden Hall 


Thursday, July 28

8:00 - 9:00 a.m. / Breakfast

9:00 a.m. / Shuttle Departs for Pittsburgh

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. / Innovation in Water Technologies and Corporate Sustainability

12:30 - 2:00 p.m. / Lunch and Free Time at Farmer's Market or Local Businesses

2:00 - 3:30 p.m. / Sustainable Affordable Housing

3:30 p.m. / Shuttle to North Shore

3:45 - 5:30 p.m. / Green Building Kayak Tour

5:30 p.m. / Shuttle to Squirrel Hill

6:00 - 8:30 p.m. / Dinner and Free Time in Squirrel Hill

8:30 p.m. / Shuttle to Eden Hall


Friday, July 29

8:00 - 9:00 a.m. / Breakfast

9:00 - 10:30 a.m. / Final Project Presentation Prep Time

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. / Experiential Sustainability Learning Workshops, Options TBA

12:30 - 1:30 p.m. / Lunch 

1:30 - 3:00 p.m. / Free Time, Recretational Options TBA 

3:00 - 3:30 p.m. / Final Project Presentation Gallery Set-Up

3:30 - 5:00 p.m. / Final Project Presentation Gallery Open to Guests

5:00 - 5:30 p.m. / Post Presentation Celebration and Debrief

5:30 - 6:30 p.m. / Dinner 

6:30 - 8:00 p.m. / Game Night

8:00 p.m. / Night Hike


Saturday, July 30

8:00 - 9:00 a.m. / Breakfast

9:00 - 10:30 a.m. / College Prep Session with Admissions and Q&A with SLA Counselors on "What you wish you knew when applying to college?"

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. / Experiential Sustainability Learning Workshops, Options TBA

12:30 - 1:30 p.m. / Lunch 

1:30 - 3:30 p.m. / Free Time, Recretational Options TBA 

3:30 - 5:30 p.m. / Final Dialogue Circle

5:30 - 6:30 p.m. / Dinner in EBC

6:30 - 9:00 p.m. / Closing Session

9:00 p.m. / Campfire


Sunday, July 31

8:00 - 9:00 a.m. / Breakfast

9:00 - 10:30 a.m. / Photos and Program Evaluation

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. / Pack and Free Time

12:30 - 1:30 p.m. / Lunch

2:00 - 4:00 p.m. / Departures