Group Visits

Bethany is excited to host your group, no matter the size, 2 - 200! Whether you are looking for just a one-hour tour or an all-day event, we can provide a great experience for you. Please check availability by emailing admissions@blc.edu or calling (800) 944-3066 at least one week in advance of your visit. Here are typical schedules based on the interest of recent groups on campus:

Option 1 – Quick College Readiness

  • 9 a.m. – Tour of Campus
  • 10 a.m. – Chapel
  • 10:20 – 10:30 a.m. – The College Decision Making Process with Admissions

Or

  • 9 a.m. – Tour of Campus
  • 9:50 – 10 a.m. – The College Decision Making Process with Admissions

Option 2 – College Readiness Deep Dive

  • 9 a.m. – Tour of Campus
  • 10 a.m. – Chapel
  • 10:20 a.m. – Student or Faculty Panel - Preparing for College
  • 10:50 - 11:15 a.m. – Academic, Character, Collegiate, Career and Financial Planning Discussion with Admissions.

Or

  • 12:30 p.m. – Tour of Campus
  • 1:20 p.m. – Student or Faculty Panel – Preparing for College
  • 1:50 - 2:20 p.m. – Academic, Character, Collegiate, Career and Financial Planning Discussion with Admissions.

Option 3 – Large Group Collegiate Experiential Learning

Bethany can often accommodate large groups and provide classroom presentations in diverse fields of interest. Here is an example:

Time Group 1 Group 2 Group 3 Group 4
9:00 Welcome, Introduction, and Community Building
9:20 Transition (Restroom, if necessary)
9:30 Creativity Workshop Movement Sports and Fun Percussion and Rhythm Spiders and Insects
10:05 Transition
10:15 Spiders and Insects Creativity Workshop Movement Sports and Fun Percussion and Rhythm
10:50 Transition
11:10 Lunch
Your Bag Lunch, $2 Pizza Meal, $5 BLC Buffet
11:35 Transition
11:45 Percussion and Rhythm Spiders and Insects Creativity Workshop Movement Sports and Fun
12:20 Transition
12:30 Movement Sports and Fun Percussion and Rhythm Spiders and Insects Creativity Workshop
1:05 Restroom / Meet on the Bus

Overnight Visits

Groups seeking an in-depth visit to the campus may request an overnight experience. Visiting students will be hosted in the residence halls by current students, or a group room may be arranged. An overnight visit may include:

Arrival Night:

  • 6 p.m. – Supper in Dining Center with your hosts (families and chaperones are welcome)
  • 7:00 p.m. – Settle into the Residence Hall with your Host
  • 7:30 p.m. – Attend Theatre or Athletic Event (when available) or free time with hosts to explore campus
  • 9 p.m. – Viking Village Foosball, Air Hockey and Gaming or Nooks and Crannies Tour
  • Midnight  – Lights Out

Departure Day:

  • 7:45 a.m. – Wake Up and Pack
  • 8:15 a.m. – Breakfast
  • 8:45 a.m – Tour of Campus
  • 10 a.m. – Chapel
  • 10:30 a.m. – Attend Class, Your Choice
  • 11:30 a.m. – Meet with Professor/Coach/Director
  • 12 p.m. – Lunch
  • 1 p.m. – Gather Belongings and Farewell

Plan a Great Experience

  • How long of a visit, start time and end time?
  • Considering the following topics, what should be the main focus? (Academic, Character, Collegiate, Career and Financial Planning)
  • Want to join us for Chapel?
  • Anything that you really want to have included/excluded?
  • Which class would you prefer attending?
  • Meals?
  • Group or individualized housing arrangement?
  • Recommended bed time?
  • Pillows, sheets and towels planning?