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Since we are a home away from home, we strive to offer a robust weekend activity program.  A full-time Director of Residential Life plans and organizes the activities.  Our goal is to provide an active weekend for the boys while they are at boarding school.


Weekends at GRA: Bud Field Student Center


Some typical weekend activities offered throughout the year:

Friday Night Films

The Robert Morrison Lecture Center turns into a movie theater every Friday evening. 

Sporting Events

  • Cleveland Cavs (NBA)
  • Cleveland Browns (NFL)
  • Cleveland Indians (MLB)
  • Lake County Captains
  • Erie Otters (Minor League Hockey)
  • Lake Erie Monsters
  • Cleveland Gladiators
  • Collegiate level sporting events

On-Campus Tournaments (basketball, dodge ball, tennis, capture the flag, ping pong, etc.)

Cultural Events/Music

  • Cleveland Public Theater
  • Cleveland House of Blues
  • Cleveland Playhouse Square Broadway Shows
  • Youngstown and Akron Theatres
  • Erie Theatre
  • Little Italy
  • Cleveland Art Museum
  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
  • Cleveland State Events
  • Cleveland Orchestra

Outdoor Activities

  • Hiking
  • Fishing on Lake Erie or on the Grand River
  • Biking on our on-campus bike trails or off campus on the Greenway Trail
  • Canoe Trips
  • Camping Trips
  • Saturday Skiing/Snowboarding Trips to Peak n Peek in New York
  • Golf
  • Frisbee Golf
  • Cedar Point


  • Mall Trips
  • Movie Trips
  • Paintball
  • Horseback Riding
  • Ice Skating
  • Bowling