Oregon State university - Cascades

June 23 - 29, 2019

Get ready...Your YEBW experience is approaching!

Here are some things you'll want to know.
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Three meals a day are provided for students except for Sunday (arrival day); only dinner will be served. Meals are served buffet-style so that students may make their own food selections while taking into consideration any dietary modifications they may need.


Informal, casual attire is appropriate for the majority of YEBW.

  • Shoes and shirts are required in the dining halls, meetings and general assemblies.

  • Business professional attire is required during the Friday Presentations. Example: dress/skirt/slacks/blouse/button-up/blazer/tie. 

  • The Etiquette Dinner on Wednesday is business casual; dresses/blouse/lacks/nice jeans/sport jackets are appropriate.

  • Clothing or jewelry that references alcohol, drugs, gangs or violence are prohibited. Dress that constitutes a safety hazard or disrupts the optimum learning environment is discouraged at the discretion of YEBW Staff.

What to Bring 

  • Laptop or tablet

  • Phone + electronic charger cords

  • T-shirts

  • Jacket or sweater

  • Shorts and jeans

  • Gym clothes and sneakers (for recreational activities)

  • Pajamas

  • Professional Dress clothing (for Wednesday's Etiquette Dinner and Friday's Presentations)

  • Personal Items (i.e. soap, toothpaste, sunscreen, feminine products, etc.)

  • Sunglasses

  • Snacks for between meals (optional)

  • Spending money (the cafe will be available for purchase)

  • Aspirin,Tylenol, allergy, and prescription medication (YEBW will NEVER administer over-the-counter medication - you must bring your own.)

  • Linens are provided, but you may bring your own

Review the Code of Conduct

Note: YEBW will not be responsible for lost, stolen or damaged personal items. Dorms are secure and lockable. 

Sunday, June 23, 2019 

9:00am - 11:30am: Move In

  • Residence Hall,1500 SW Chandler Ave, Bend, OR 97702

  • Parking behind residence Hall is open and free

10:30am - 11:30am: College credit registration session

  • Tykeson Hall 111, 1500 SW Chandler Ave, Bend, OR 97702

  • Required for student + parent/guardian if planning to earn college credit for your week at YEBW

12:00pm - 1:00pm: Kickoff Ceremony

  • Beaver Dam, 1500 SW Chandler Ave, Bend, OR 97702


At check-in, you will meet the YEBW team, receive orientation details and collect your dorm room key. Please allow at least 30 minutes for check-in and dorm move-in. When complete, you are welcome to explore campus. It is your responsibility to eat lunch prior to the beginning of the program. Note that if you are interested in our college credit, you must attend the session from 10-11am. 

If you bring your car to YEBW, you must give your keys to the YEBW Office during check-in, as car use is not permitted during the week. You will get your keys at check-out. 

**Room assignments are final. No room changes can be made at check-in.


YEBW Kickoff will begin promptly at 12 pm We highly encourage parents or guardians to attend, though not required. Students are not permitted to leave the program (or campus) until the conclusion of the Closing Ceremonies, unless accompanied by a parent, guardian, or special arrangement. 

Check-Out / Closing Activities 
Saturday, June 29, 2019
Families encouraged to attend all of the below!

12:00pm - 12:50pm: Tradeshow

  • Beaver Dam Outdoor Courtyard, 1500 SW Chandler Ave, Bend, OR 97702

  • Parking behind residence Hall is open and free

  • Students show off what their team has been working on throughout the week

1:00pm - 2:00pm: Closing Ceremony

  • Beaver Dam, 1500 SW Chandler Ave, Bend, OR 97702

2:00pm - 3:00pm: Move out

  • Residence Hall,1500 SW Chandler Ave, Bend, OR 97702

  • Prior to departure, all students must return room keys to YEBW

  • Key replacements are $90 and are the responsibility of the student, parent or guardian if lost

  • Parents/guardians will be responsible for any and all damage to residence hall rooms or other school property caused by their child

Please reach out with any questions! See you soon.


*No refunds after May 1st, 2019*