Man Up! - Clarks Summit University
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An 18-hour Event for Men.

Man Up! 2021 is postponed to 2022.

NEW DATES: May 13–14, 2022
SPEAKER: Pat Williams, NBA Hall of Famer

Hit the pause button on your daily grind and recharge spiritually with other men who are excited about serving Christ.

  • On the campus of Clarks Summit University, you’ll eat well, recharge, learn from God’s Word and even help with a service project during this jam-packed experience.
  • Come after work on Friday, and you’ll get home in time for dinner Saturday—refreshed and ready to MAN UP for Christ!
  • Featured speaker: Pat Williams, Senior vice president of Orlando Magic | Former General Manager of Chicago Bulls, Atlanta Hawks and Philadelphia 76ers
  • Prime rib dinner, man-sized brunch, sundae bar
  • Recreation Center use including basketball courts and The Crag rock climbing wall
  • Enjoy the scenic campus including the Creation Walk and fishing in the pond (bring your own gear)
  • On-campus accommodations (optional)
Man Up refreshed

Get Away.
Gear Up.
Give Back.

Groups are encouraged!

Man Up! is a great experience for men’s groups to attend together. With only an 18-hour time commitment and low cost, it’s accessible for church groups, small groups and friends. With activities, excellent food and Bible messages from the world of sports, your group truly will want to experience this event together. Build unity and fellowship as you learn and grow alongside one another at MAN UP!

Featured Speaker

interview with pat williams

Pat Williams

NBA Sports Executive

Sports executive Pat Williams has over 50 years of experience in the NBA—most recently as the senior vice president of the NBA’s Orlando Magic. Prior to co-founding the Magic, Williams was general manager of the Chicago Bulls, Atlanta Hawks and most notably, the Philadelphia 76ers, where he assembled the 1982-83 NBA championship team (including Julius Erving and Moses Malone). He received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2012 and was named one of the 50 most influential people in NBA history in 1996. The former Minor League Baseball player also worked in the front office of the Philadelphia Phillies. In addition to being a motivational speaker, Williams has written more than 100 books, including his latest release “Character Carved in Stone.” Williams is the proud father of 19 children—five biological and 14 adopted from four nations. He also has 17 grandchildren. He and his wife Ruth reside in Orlando, Florida.

Man Up! Costs

All attendees must pre-register.
Man Up! early bird rate is valid through April 15.

1

Early Bird

Registration including on-campus housing:
$69

Without on-campus housing:
$54

Check out are hotels below (if not staying on campus).

2

After April 15

Registration including on-campus housing:
$75

Without on-campus housing:
$60

THERE ARE NO DISCOUNTS FOR LATE ARRIVALS OR PARTIAL DAYS.

Those men choosing to stay on campus in CSU’s residence halls will need to bring their own towels, linens (or sleeping bag) and pillows.

Attendance for Man Up! is limited—register early!

Man Up! Schedule

Check-in is open between 6–7 p.m. on Friday evening. There will be a prime rib dinner followed by the opening main session with our guest speaker. 

The event concludes on Saturday at noon.

Man Up attendees having fun
Friday

6 p.m. – Check-in
7 p.m. – Prime Rib Dinner
8:15 p.m. – Main Session: Pat Williams
9:30 p.m. – Make your own Sundae Bar
10:30 p.m. – Optional Activities

Saturday

6 a.m. – Coffee and doughnuts
7:30 a.m. – Work Up! service projects
9:30 a.m. – Eat Up! All you can eat Brunch
10:30 a.m. – Main Session: Pat Williams
Noon – Head Home

Man Up! Resources

Area Hotels

Several area hotels are within a convenient five–15 minute drive to our campus. Other hotels are also available. Below are a few options:

Comfort Inn
570-586-9100
811 Northern Blvd.
Clarks Summit, PA 18411

Best Western Plus
570-586-2730
820 Northern Blvd.
Clarks Summit, PA 18411

Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham
570-307-1200
232 Main St
Dickson City, PA 18519

Days Inn by Wyndham
570-483-8991
1946 Scranton Carbondale Hwy.
Scranton, PA 18508

Holiday Inn Express & Suites
570-307-4437
1265 Commerce Blvd.
Dickson City, PA 18519

Hampton Inn
570-586-1515
890 Northern Blvd.
Clarks Summit, PA 18411

You can view a complete listing of all area hotels including pricing and contact information. Always ask if they offer a Clarks Summit University discount when you contact area hotels.

Man Up! Cancellation Policy

A $10 cancellation fee per person is included with each registration. Should you cancel your registration, you will be refunded the amount minus the $10 cancellation fee. Please allow 4-6 weeks for processing of registration refund.

You may cancel a registration on or before April 20 by emailing manup@ClarksSummitU.edu and selecting one of two options:

  1. Send a substitute in your place. (Please provide the substitute’s first and last name, mailing address, email address and phone number.)
  2. Receive a refund of the registration fee less a $10 cancellation fee.

If your registration is cancelled after the deadline, no refund will be given.

There are no discounts for late arrivals or partial days. All conference attendees must pre-register.

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