Family Weekend 2015!

Invite the whole family to attend October 2nd & 3rd.

Click here to register for Family Weekend 2015. September 30th is the last day to register.

 

THANK YOU to all who joined us on campus for Family Weekend 2014! Watch a recap of the weekend:


2016 FAMILY WEEKEND SCHEDULE

Friday, September 30

9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Check In (in front of Scott Academic Center)
8:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Class Attendance – Family members may join their students for their regularly scheduled classes. Students are encouraged to receive approval from the Professor for in-class visitors, prior to the day of the event.
12:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Family Free Time Excursions – A full schedule of activities will be provided at check-in. Activities include Women’s Chorus & Orchestra Rehearsal, Concert Choir Rehearsal, Lunch, Paddle Boarding, Shopping & more.
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Unpacked Party (Needham Chapel) – Come hear from students, staff & faculty who have participated in domestic & international mission trips, study abroad programs & academic intensives.
4:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Dinner (Cafe) – Adults=$9, Children (5-10)=$5 (cash only)
7:00 PM
Family Worship & Communion Event / Shine (NMC) – Our beloved student led worship tradition
8:00 PM
The Beat Goes On (Lyceum Theater) – $17 for General Admission, $14 for Seniors (60+), Children (6-12) & VU Students; Tickets must be purchased through vanguardtickets.com

Saturday, October 1

6:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Volunteer Opportunity, So Cal Day of Hope – Come serve with your student as the local community works together to meet the needs of thousand of residents. Sign up for a shift at vanguard.edu/geo (see Family Weekend 2015 at the bottom of the page to register).
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM New Arrival Check In (in front of Needham Chapel)
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM Grand Opening Celebration (Heath Lawn) – Please join us for breakfast with President Beals as we celebrate the generosity of the Vanguard community and the re-opening of our beloved Scott Academic Center.
10:30 AM – 1:00 PM Brunch on Your Own (Cafe) – Should you choose not to join us for the Grand Opening Celebration, feel free to enjoy brunch on your own in the Cafe. Adults=$8, Children (5-10)=$5 (cash only)
11:30 AM – 7:00 PM Family Free Time Excursions – A full schedule of activities will be provided at check-in. Choose from any of the many options below, or even attend several activities. All activities are optional.
Option One – 11:30 AM – 7:00 PM Paddle Boarding (Pirate Coast Paddle, Newport Beach) – Adults=$15, Children/VU Students=$12; Tickets must be purchased through piratecoastpaddle.com
Option Two – 11:30 AM – 7:00 PM Shopping Activities (Orange County) – Use this time to go shopping in the Vanguard Bookstore and buy VU gear for your student or family. Shopping is also available at the Orange County Swap Meet, SoCo Farmer’s Market, The Outlets at Orange and more.
Option Three – 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Volunteer Opportunity, So Cal Day of Hope – Come serve with your student as the local community works together to meet the needs of thousand of residents. Sign up for a shift at vanguard.edu/geo (see Family Weekend 2015 at the bottom of the page to register).
Option Four – 1:00 PM
Women’s Soccer Game (VU Soccer Field) – Come cheer on our women’s team as they compete for a victory over Hope International University.
Option Five – 2:00 PM The Beat Goes On (Lyceum Theater) – Attend the matinee presentation of this musical. $17 for General Admission, $14 for Seniors (60+), Children (6-12) and VU Students. Tickets must be purchased through vanguardtickets.com.
Option Six – 3:30 PM
Men’s Soccer Game (VU Soccer Field) – Come cheer on our men’s team as they compete for a victory over Arizona Christian University.
4:30 PM – 6:00 PM Dinner (Cafe) – Adults=$9, Children (5-10)=$5 (cash only)
7:00 PM Women’s Volleyball (VU Gym) – Join us for an exciting game of Women’s Volleyball!
7:00 PM Concert Band Concert (NMC) – Join us for a wonderful time of music performed by our VU students.
8:30 PM
Music Family Dessert Reception – All music families are invited to join us for a dessert reception, immediately following the concert.
8:00 PM The Beat Goes On (Lyceum Theater) – Tickets must be purchased through vanguardtickets.com. $17 General Admission/ $14 Seniors Age 60+, Children Ages 6-12 and Vanguard Students.

Have questions? Read our Family Weekend FAQs.