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EmPOWERing Youth for a Brighter Future

Key Details


Saturday, April 22, 2023
1:30 – 4:30pm (see schedule below for more details)


The UW–Madison Arboretum Visitor Center
2880 Longnecker Dr, Madison, WI


  • We will offer a free shuttle bus from the Memorial Union to the Arboretum Visitor Center and back. There will be two departure and return times; see the schedule below for details.
  • Shuttle bus pick up and drop off will be on the Park Street side of the Memorial Union by the entrance to the Union Theater, across the street from Helen C. White.
  • We will offer a free 2-Ride Madison Metro bus pass to anyone who requests it during registration so that you can get to the Memorial Union to ride the shuttle bus.
  • If you don’t plan to take the shuttle bus, we encourage biking and carpooling. Here are directions for Getting to the Arboretum.


  • 12:20pm
    Shuttle bus #1 leaves Memorial Union
  • 1:00pm
    Shuttle bus #2 leaves Memorial Union
  • 12:45 – 1:30pm
    Registration, outdoor exploration, & networking time
  • 1:30 – 1:45pm
    Opening remarks
  • 1:45 – 4:20pm
    Three 45-minute sessions in small groups, rotating through discussions, a scavenger hunt, and casual time to learn about student and community organizations and eat a snack
  • 4:20 – 4:30pm
  • 4:35pm
    Shuttle bus #1 leaves Visitor Center
  • 5:10pm
    Shuttle bus #2 leaves Visitor Center

Thanks to our co-hosts and sponsors!

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Special thanks to The University of Wisconsin Environmental Awareness Fund for supporting this event.