Act Five 2021-2022 Schedule

Please note that the following dates represent key activities but do not include all program activities throughout the year.

*Please note that this schedule is subject to change slightly in light of Covid-19.

First Term

Sept 6, 2021 (Labour Day) Move-In Day & Welcome
Details for move-in day will be provided in August.
Sept 7-15 Orientation, introductions and settling into Hamilton
Sept 17-Oct 1 Coldwater Canada trip, including a 9-night canoe trip through Temagami
Oct-Dec Life in Hamilton, exploring the Biblical Story, learning from Indigenous communities, and preparing for Field Placements, Capstone Projects & Cross Culture Service Trip
Oct 7-11 Thanksgiving/Reading break (students to head home)
Oct 27-Nov 1 Trip to Kawarthas: Lessons @ Russet House Farm and the Enneagram Retreat
Nov 12-14 Optional Weekend Home
Nov 17-21 (Tentative) Trip to Manitoulin Island with DayStar Native Ministries
Nov 30-Dec 4 (Dates Subject to Change) Coldwater Winter Camping Trip
Dec 12 – Jan 3 Christmas Break

Second Term

Jan 2, 2022 Move back to 75 Blake St.
Begin final prep for Cross Culture Service Trip.
Jan 5-29 (Dates subject to change) Cross Culture Service Trip, Locations TBD
Feb 3-6 Optional Long Weekend Home
Feb-Mar Field Placements, Capstone Projects & Storytelling: Students will be working intensively in these weeks in a combination of Field Placements and Capstone Projects. These will be determined throughout the fall term.
Feb 19-21 Family Day Weekend @ Act Five! Details TBD.
Feb 25-Mar 1 Pittsburgh, Jubilee Conference and visit to Lamppost Farm
Apr 7-12 (Dates subject to change) Coldwater Canada Backpacking Trip
Apr 16 Act Five Graduation, Celebration & Move-Out Day
Apr 18-29 Act Five Home Tour: We come to visit as you transition into what comes next.

Last year’s schedule

Weekly Schedules at a Glance

These schedules give a sense of what to expect during Act Five’s times at Blake St, though details week-to-week are subject to slight changes.

Term One

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning:
Prayer & Quiet Time
Morning:
Prayer & Quiet Time
TECH-FREE

Morning:
Sleep in
Morning:
Prayer & Quiet Time
Morning:
Prayer & Quiet Time
Morning:
Chores
Morning:
Church
Morning:
Class Time: Various locations & topics
Morning:
Class Time: Various locations & topics

Morning:
Soul Care

 

Morning:
Class Time: Various locations & topics
Experiential Learning & Field Trips Optional Fun, Trips & Events Sabbath Rest
Afternoon:
Study Time & Free Time
Afternoon:
Study Time & Free Time
Afternoon:
Study Time & Free Time
Afternoon:
Study Time & Free Time
Body Care Body Care Body Care Body Care Body Care
Dinner Dinner Community Dinner Dinner Dinner Dinner Dinner
Evening:
Bible Study
Evening:
Worship Night OR Fun Community Event
Evening:
Evening with Storytellers
Evening:
Options – Deedz or other events
Evening:
Evensong

Term Two

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning:
Prayer & Quiet Time
Morning:
Prayer & Quiet Time
TECH-FREE

Morning:
Sleep in
Morning:
Prayer & Quiet Time
Morning:
Prayer & Quiet Time
Morning:
Chores
Morning:
Church
Field Placements & Capstone Projects Field Placements & Capstone Projects Morning:
Soul Care
Field Placements & Capstone Projects

 

Experiential Learning & Field Trips Optional Fun, Trips & Events Sabbath Rest
Afternoon:
House Meeting, Committee Meetings, Mid-Week Chores
Body Care Body Care Body Care Body Care Body Care
Dinner Dinner Dinner Dinner Dinner Dinner Dinner
Evening:
Bible Study
Evening:
Social & Events OR Worship
& Arts Committee
Evening:
Evening with Storytellers
Evening:
Options – Deedz or other events
Evening:
Evensong
Body Care = Exercise, Sports, Physical Activity & (sometimes) Naps
Soul Care = Weekly Spiritual Formation Sessions led by Nina
Deedz = Building relationships and bringing hot chocolate to the homeless & marginalized at a local soup truck