Summer Parties, Skiing, &
Football Games |
Fraternity Councils |
Summer "State Parties"
During the summer parties are
sometimes held at nice venues in one or more major Texas cities.
Brothers and girls come in for a weekend from across the
state, and prospective members are invited.
We have other summer activities
such as this Guadalupe River float and campout.
winter one or more ski trips are organized by
interested brothers, so there is generally an
opportunity for any interested member to go. Favorite places are Breckenridge, CO, and Ruidosa,
Tech Out-Of-Town Football
take road trips to some of the out-of-town football games during
the Fall, especially to those nearby schools that have Phi
Psi chapters, such as Oklahoma and UT.
Brothers attend several fraternity councils which have social activities and
are a lot of fun even though their primary purposes are more
serious. The Grand Arch Council, or GAC, held in even numbered
years is the supreme governing body of the fraternity, and every
chapter sends delegates. The District Councils, held in odd
numbered years, are where we elect the undergraduate delegates to
the fraternity's Executive Council, and are usually held at the
same location as the Woodrow Wilson Leadership School. The last
three years these were held in San Diego, Las Vegas, and New
saved the best for the last, we come to Cabo.
No fraternity at Tech can boast they have an international home
like Phi Psi.
We are fortunate
to have access to amazing facilities in Los Cabos, Baja California Sur,
Mexico, which we use for several purposes. These facilities
are about half way between Cabo San Lucas and the nearby San
Jose del Cabo, the location of the international airport. Phi Psi's from our chapter travel there for one of
- American Leadership Academy training sessions
at spring break.
- Just for fun.
Whatever the reason, we
have a blast. Undergraduates usually stay at a hotel on the beach,
the Marbella Suites En La Playa, at low or no charge.
ROW 1: A. Fish we caught. B. Strange goings-on at a
ROW 2: Dinner cruise on the bay on the 37-foot motor
catamaran "Rissalena" . B. View from Casa Florencia on the
ROW 3: Breakfast at the estate; Florence Nelson at lower
left; Jerry Nelson at upper right. B. View from Marbella
Suites En La Playa (Cabo Alpha)
Phi Psi's influence in Cabo San Lucas gets us the
best table permanently reserved at the popular night spot, "El
(Similar to most
countries, Mexico has a minimum legal drinking age of 18.)
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