Activities and Stories

If you'd like to add more to your night before or after watching the virtual program, select one (or more!) of the activities below. Each activity can be done on your own or with a group and are appropriate for all ages. Click the link to download or view instructions.

Put yourself in the shoes of a young person facing homelessness before they arrive at Covenant House.

Materials: each participant should have three Post-It notes or pieces of paper and something to write with. You can download and print the instructions.

Hold yourself accountable to an uncomfortable night's sleep with this activity.

Materials: not required.

Watch Carlos' story and use the accompanying questions to start a conversation with your group or guide your own reflections.

Materials: not required.

When you wake up, take time to reflect on your Sleep Out before starting your day. Download our morning reflection guide for prompts, and share your thoughts with your donors and on social media using the hashtag #chsleepout.