Welcome Picnic - Volunteers

Check out a video of our 2019 Picnic!

Welcome Picnic is an annual MFIS event held at the beginning of the fall semester to welcome newly-arriving international students and scholars.  Brittingham Park, located on Monona Bay, is a perfect setting to enjoy a fall day in Madison. Each year hundreds of international visitors gather for a day of food, fun and friendship. Volunteers are the key to making this event one that students will always remember!

  • Make connections with students.
  • Enjoy a typical Wisconsin picnic lunch.
  • Sing along with UW cheer songs.
  • Take pictures with Bucky Badger.
  • Play sports and games.

Questions?  picnic@mfismadison.org

Status

Due to health and safety guidance related to COVID-19, MFIS is not hosting a Welcome Picnic in the fall of 2020. We look forward to our next Picnic in 2021!

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