Guide: John O'Reilly Asst. Director of Environmental Education, St. John's Arboretum
The solar array at Saint John's is the first highly visible step in achieving carbon neutrality. It demonstrates our commitment to the American College and Universities President's Climate Commitment and to the Benedictine value of stewardship. Saint John's hopes this large scale project will pave the way for clean energy in Minnesota. John O'Reilly will guide you through the energy fields while giving background on the Saint John's project and provide some information on the use of solar power today.
Times: 10:35 a.m. session and 11:10 a.m. session
Registration: Tours are free but space is limited. Registration is available online.
Location: Before tour please meet outside the St. John's Great Hall (near the Abbey), SJU. Transportation is provided. Find out more about renewable energy.
CSB Monastic Tours
OSB TOUR I: Sacred Spaces of Saint Benedict's Monastery
Guide: Sisters of the Order of Saint Benedict
Time: 4:30 p.m.
OSB TOUR II: Art and Heritage Campus Tour
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: Meet at the Gathering Place in front of the Sacred Heart Chapel; both CSB monastic tours.
No registration required for either tour.
To find out more about the sisters of the Order of Saint Benedict visit their website at http://sbm.osb.org/.
CSB/SJU Campus Tours
Guide: Current CSB/SJU students tour guides will show you various spots on campus and give you some interesting tidbits along the way. Great opportunity for families of first-year students.
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Location: Meet in front of Gorecki Dining Center
Time: 10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Location: Meet in front of Simons
Campus tours are free, but space is limited. Registration is available online.