Fall Program

One-Up’s Fall Program provides high school students with a complement of activities to help them think of the big picture and broaden their horizons.

Schedule & Fees

The program runs every Saturday from September to June.

11: 00 am 

12: 15 pm
Activity of Christian Formation (optional)

1:00 – 1:30 pm

1:30 – 2:00 pm
Big Picture Seminar or
Complimentary Activity 

2:00 – 3:00 pm
Sports and Recreation

*The program fee is $125 / semester.

Financial assistance is available. Contact us to discuss your options. 

Big Picture Seminar: Monthly Talks

Chart the right course and broaden horizons! The monthly Big Picture Seminar talk lays the foundation for a successful high school career and responsible adulthood, while also preparing participants for a rewarding life. 

Seminar sessions provide insight into:

  • Study skills and goal-setting
  • How to make lasting friendships
  • How to lead a fulfilling life
  • Career exploration and selection
  • How to navigate contemporary ideologies 
  • How to succeed in university

Formal Debate
The Art of Studying Wisely
Human Ecology
You Are What You Read
Protecting the Dignity of Women
Apologetics and Preambles of the Catholic Faith
Making lifelong Friends
Authority and Freedom
Planning for a Productive Summer

Christian Formation

Ernescliff College also offers courses in Catholic Doctrine, spiritual direction, days of recollection, meditation (dedicated time for mental prayer led by Ernescliff’s Chaplain), spiritual retreats, and other activities of Christian formation for those interested. These activities are optional and open to those interested in participating. These take place every Saturday at Ernescliff, before the One-Up activities.

Activities of Christian formation at Ernescliff College are entrusted to Opus Dei, an institution in the Catholic Church that helps people find God in their everyday life.

Complementary Activities

These activities put into practice what is learned in the seminar sessions. They include sports, excursions, study days, movie productions, fundraisers, social service projects and engineering projects.