2019 HS OWL

2019 HS OWL

High School OWL Weekend

CANCELLED- please watch for future opportunities.

Friday, April 26, 2019 – 7:00 pm EDT to Saturday, April 27, 2019 – 9:00 pm EDT. Optional overnight to 8:00 am Sunday.

Sponsors: UU Congregation of Columbia, Columbia, MD, UU Congregation of Frederick, Frederick, MD, Sligo Creek Co-op

This is a High School OWL Weekend for grades 10-12, hosted by the UU Congregation of Columbia, the UU Congregation of Frederick, and the Sligo Creek Co-op. This event is open to grade 10-12 or homeschool equivalent youth (ages 15-19).

Our goal is to prepare high school students with the tools they need for healthy relationships and healthy sexual expression as they move through high school and into young adult years.

Join us for one of two themes:

  • All About Me: Bodies & Body Image, Gender, Attraction, Healthy Relationships
  • All About Us: Communication, Consent, Sexual Expression & Pleasure, Caring for Our Sexual Selves, Reproductive Responsibilities

A maximum of 20 participants in each track. Cost is $50 per youth, which includes snacks on Friday, and breakfast, lunch, and dinner on Saturday. Adult sponsors are free.

Check-in begins at 6:00 pm on Friday, April 26th. Orientation begins at 7:00 pm.
The event ends at 6:00 pm on Saturday, April 27th, with optional dinner, movie, and overnight Saturday night until 7:00 am Sunday morning.
Optional event to view The Mask You Live In or Miss Representation documentary from 7:00-9:00 pm on Saturday evening.

All parents or guardians must attend a Parent OWL Orientation in order for youth to be admitted to the event. Orientations are scheduled for Sunday, April 14, 5:00-7:00 pm in Columbia, and Sunday, April 14th from 12:30-2pm in Frederick. DC area orientation email Bailey.

There is a 7 youth:1 adult ratio. Youth are required to have an adult sponsor/chaperone to attend this weekend.

Register as a Youth
Youth registration deadline is Friday, April 12th. You must download and complete the email confirmation permission form and BRING IT WITH YOU.

Register as an Adult
Adult registration deadline is Friday, April, 12th. You must download and complete the email confirmation permission form and BRING IT WITH YOU.

Questions should be directed to the registrar – Robin Slaw at dre@uucolumbia.net

7246 Cradlerock Way, Columbia MD 21045