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Lectures and Leadership

educating the whole boy reaches beyond classroom learning. gilman boys meet thought leaders, learn about career paths, and climb to new heights — literally — through the immersive experiences the school offers.

CONNECTING BOYS TO OTHERS AND THEMSELVES

The H. K. Douglas Cotton Memorial Lecture

The annual H. K. Douglas Cotton Memorial Lecture features business and career lectures for students of Gilman School.

The Francis J. Carey, Jr. Lecture

The Francis J. Carey, Jr. Lecture Series connects Gilman boys and our community with deans of admissions from leading colleges and universities.

Founders' Society Dinner Lectures

Featuring powerful messages about the essence and meaning of a Gilman education.

The George E. P. Mountcastle Memorial Lecture

José Olivarez

The annual George E. P. Mountcastle Memorial Lecture brings a distinguished writer to Gilman to give a formal address and spend a day in informal conversations with students and faculty.

A. J. Downs Writers at Work Series

The A. J. Downs Writers at Work Series brings professional writers to Gilman for a day to present their work and work with students and faculty.

 


 

BUILDING BROTHERHOOD THROUGH IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCES

Senior Encounter

A capstone experience empowering seniors to explore a field of interest with an adult who works in that area.

Expedition Eight

A weeklong outdoor education adventure for eighth graders in Spruce Knob, West Virginia.

Echo Hill

Learn about our partnership and programming with Echo Hill Outdoor School.

Entrepreneurship and Business

Engaging current students in real-life examples of entrepreneurship and business building.

Outward Bound

Learn about our partnership and programming with Chesapeake Bay Outward Bound School.

The Hardie Alpine Tower

Offering Gilman students the opportunity to experience and overcome challenges.