Siblings Weekend

Schedule  

Click here for the 2017 Schedule!  Siblings Weekend is scheduled for February 24 - 26, 2017.

Registration

Registration is now closed. 

If you have a guest coming to Bradley and they wish to participate in the Rock Wall in the Markin Center, make sure that this waiver is completed and turned in along with the registration form.  Here is the waiver to participate in the Rock Wall.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where do we eat? 
On Friday, the Food Court in the Student Center is running a BOGO 50%, meaning when a student purchasing something, they can purchase a meal for their siblings at 50%.  Student can use food dollars, cash, or card.  On Saturday, brunch and dinner will be in Geisert.  Tickets can be prepurchased online, paid for at the door, or use a meal swipe.  On Sunday there is a special send off breakfast in Williams.  One ticket for this is included in the basic registration package.  Extra tickets can be prepurchased online, paid for at the door, or use a meal swipe.

Is Siblings Weekend for a certain age group? 
The average age of a Sibling who attends is 14.  The weekend has been carefully constructed to meet the needs of all ages.  Many of the events hosted during the weekend occur throughout the year for your Bradley Student (Late Night BU, Trivia, Laser Tag, Open Swims, Illusionists, and Movies). 

Are there other events? 
Yes!  Many student organizations also host events for the Siblings of their members including board game nights, video game tournaments, and much more!  Just ask your Bradley Student!

Is there a minimum age? 
While there is not a minimum age, we ask that you use your best judgment.  

Where do the sibs stay?
With their Bradley brother or sister – most residence hall rooms have plenty of space for a sleeping bag or two.

What should the sibs bring?
Sleeping bag, swimsuit, gym clothes/shoes

Who do I call for more information?
The Student Activities Office - 309/677-3050 or email Julie Coffey at jlc@bradley.edu

What is the deadline for registration?
Wednesday, February 15, 2016

Can I just buy a backpack?
Of course! Just complete the additional backpack portion of the registration form.

What if I need to cancel?
Full refunds will be available until February 10, 2016. After that date, the cost of the backpack will be subtracted from the refund.

Full Schedule

Friday, February 24

Open Swim

Admission is $5 for a day pass (pass is included in basic registration package)

6:00pm – 10:00pm Markin Center

 

Rock Climbing Wall

Admission is $5 for a day pass (pass is included in basic registration package)

4:00pm – 1:00am Markin Center

**must have a signed waiver

 

ACBU: Laser Tag

Admission is free

6:00pm – 9:00pm Student Center Ballroom

 

ACBU Cinema: Moana

Admission is free for Bradley Students, $2 for nonstudents (1 ticket in basic registration package)

8:00pm Student Center Ballroom

Inexplicably drawn to the ocean, Moana convinces the mighty demigod Maui to join her mission, and he reluctantly helps her become a wayfinder like her ancestors who sailed before her. Together, they voyage across the open ocean on an action-packed adventure, encountering enormous monsters and impossible odds, and along the way, Moana fulfills her quest and discovers the one thing she’s always sought: her own identity.

 

Late Night BU

Admission is free

9:00pm – 1:00am Markin Center

At this late night social event, there will be a variety of activities taking place including free food, athletic activities, crafting and more. If you haven’t picked up your registration packet, you can pick it up at this event!

 

 

Saturday, February 25

Brunch

Admission is $6.25 (Meal swipes, dining dollars, and cash are accepted)

10:00am – 1:00pm Geisert Hall Cafeteria

 

Student Senate Presents Trivia:

Admission is free

11:00am – 1:00pm Student Center Ballroom

            11:00am – Disney Trivia         11:45am – Sports Trivia         12:30pm – Harry Potter Trivia

ACBU Cinema: Moana

Admission is free for Bradley Students, $2 for nonstudents (1 ticket in basic registration package)

2:00pm Student Center Ballroom

 

Rock Climbing Wall

Admission is $5 for a day pass (pass is included in basic registration package)

2:00pm – 4:00pm Markin Center

**must have a signed waiver

 

Open Swim

Admission is $5 for a day pass (pass is included in basic registration package)

3:00pm – 6:00pm Markin Center

 

Dinner

Admission is $6.25 (Meal swipes, dining dollars, and cash are accepted)

4:30pm – 6:30pm Geisert Hall Cafeteria

 

ACBU Presents: Master Illusionist Elliot Zimet

Admission is free

6:30pm Renaissance Coliseum

Tired of stale old magic? Ready for something new…something groundbreaking…someone who’s blowing up the blogosphere? He’s not only earning the respect of the magic elite, but the entertainment community worldwide. Look no further…Master Illusionist, Elliot Zimet. Elliot’s innovative approach provides audiences with mind-blowing magic featuring a unique blend of heart pumping illusions, exotic birds, mentalism, humor, audience interaction, and today’s hottest music.

 

ACBU Cinema: Moana

Admission is free for Bradley Students, $2 for nonstudents (1 ticket in basic registration package)

9:00pm Student Center Ballroom

 

 

Sunday, February 26

Send Off Breakfast

Admission is $6.25 (1 ticket in basic registration package or meal swipes, dining dollars, and cash are accepted)

9:00am – 11:00am Williams Dining Hall

Come dressed in your pajamas for this last official event of Siblings Weekend. On the menu is pancakes, juice, coffee, yogurt, fruit and so much more! Gluten free options are available!