Join us in the Ocean State for a historic weekend you’ll never forget.

This is your chance to experience Rhode Island in all its glory through the eyes and ears of our two local Fellows, Alexia Williams (Breakouts I) and Brooke Buckett (Breakouts III).

Expect crisp summer wine, a smattering of delicious meals and Patriots-certified workouts alongside an abundance of history, idyllic views and inspiring late-night conversations.

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Arrival at Omni Hotel

Check-in from 4 PM. The Omni is a short 15-minute Uber or Lyft from T.F Green Airport (PVD). We have a block of rooms reserved.


Welcome Drinks at Marcelino’s

Marcelino himself will be serving delicious pre-dinner cocktails inspired by his Mediterranean upbringing. Sit back, relax and enjoy getting to know our group. 


Chef’s Table Dinner at Avenue N

Join Chef Nick Rabar as he showcases his signature style of progressive American comfort food as the driving force behind his debut restaurant – Avenue N American Kitchen.


Nightcap & Obituary Party

We’ll close out the night connecting over a few drinks. Get ready for your first Obituary Party.




Body Beatdown at Temple to Music

Join Nadia “NadKash” Kashouh for the ultimate full-body beat down. No body part will be left behind. You will leave this workout feeling a different kind of strong!


Post-Workout Brunch

Time to refuel and get into our first conversation menu of the weekend. Expect some dynamic back and forth over brunch.


Office Hours

Cornelius will host abbreviated office hours on-site. Bring your biggest questions, ideas and reflections to the table. 

2-4 PM

Keynote & Workshop

We’ll have a world-class local artist, entrepreneur or academic run a workshop for us around the central theme of the weekend.


Chef’s Table Dinner at Food By North

Chef Andrew McQueste will guide us through a 5-course masterpiece. A graduate of Johnson and Wales Culinary School, Andrew pays homage to his community by farming seasonal local produce and bringing it to his dinner table.


Private Cocktail Event at Courtland Club

We’ll close out the night as hosts to the best talent Rhode Island has to offer. Get ready to dress to impress and bring your A-Game!




Yoga & Breakfast Keynote at Prospect Park

Jeremy Dubois, a serial entrepreneur and founder of the unique social sports club, the ’Super Fun Activities Club’, will unpack his journey to becoming a leading figure in Rhode Island’s entrepreneurial space.


Explore Rhode Island

Brooke and Alexia will lead two separate explorations throughout the local area. A perfect time to grab a clam chowder and take in the sites through the eyes of our two stellar locals.


Depart for Newport

We’ll enjoy an afternoon in Rhode Island’s seaside gem. Newport is renowned for its Gilded Age mansions, unparalleled scenery, unique shopping, and its rich history.  


Explore Newport

Time to get lost in the beauty and rich history of Newport. Beyond the yacht-filled harbours, there is plenty of magic to explore.


Sunset Boat Cruise

We’ll board a private cruise along the waterfront of Newport Harbor and down the coastline to Castle Hill at the entrance to Narragansett Bay. Relax, enjoy complimentary drinks, listen to music and enjoy the sights and sounds of the waterfront.


Dinner at Matunuck Oyster Bar

Experience the lively atmosphere of the Matunuck Oyster Bar showcasing ‘top of the catch’ seafood while soaking in panoramic sunset and nautical views of Newport Harbor.




Continental Breakfast at Bolt Coffee

Grab a quick bite and some quality coffee early doors. Squeeze in your last conversations of the weekend before you hit the road.



We’ll check out by 11 AM from the Omni Hotel. It’s a short 15-minute Uber or Lyft to T.F Green Airport (PVD).


What's the deadline to reserve my spot?

All retreat deposits must be submitted by Wednesday, July 28th, 2021, to secure our room block at the hotel. If you do not submit your deposit by this deadline, you do not have a guaranteed spot at the retreat.

Deposits are 50% of the total fee for the weekend. The remainder of the balance will be billed automatically on August 12th.

Is my deposit refundable?

No, it is not. All retreat deposits are non-refundable due to the cost of reservations, experiences, meals and lodgings associated with the weekend.

If you decide to drop out after you’ve paid your deposit, it will be not returned.

Do I have to stay for all three days?

No, you don’t. We understand that people have busy lives and varying budgets. However, we’d be lying if we said the three days wasn’t worth its weight in gold. It’s the best way to fully unplug and feel the magic of what the community and host city has to offer.

When will I receive pictures from the retreat?

Pictures from the professional photographers are typically shared within 1-2 weeks after the retreat ends. You’ll be the first to know when they are available. We share them via email.