Man Up! - Clarks Summit University


An 18-hour event for men to get away, gear up and give back.

Hit the pause button on your daily grind and recharge spiritually with other men who are excited about serving Christ, May 24–25, 2019.

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: George McGovern, chaplain for the New York Yankees
  • 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)

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!


Please contact us at or, call us at 570.585.9202.

Featured Speaker: George McGovern

With over 20 years serving as chapel leader for the New York Yankees, McGovern also served with the New York Mets, Jets and Giants. With Athletes in Action, the sports ministry division of Cru, he leads team Bible studies, serves as personal chaplain for players and families, oversees chapel services, organizes sports outreaches and leads other AIA couples in the region. McGovern has a degree in business administration and a master’s degree in biblical studies. He and his wife Cyndy have four married daughters and 11 grandchildren.

Man Up! Costs

Early Bird

Registration including on-campus housing: $59
Without on-campus housing: $44

After April 15

Registration including on-campus housing: $65
Without on-campus housing: $50

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

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!

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 May 20 by emailing and selecting one of two options:

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

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.

Man Up! Schedule

May 24–25, 2019

Friday, May 24
6:00 p.m. | Registration/Check-in
7:00 p.m. | Prime Rib Dinner
8:15 p.m. | Main Session: George McGovern
9:15 p.m. | Break
9:30 p.m. | Make your own Sundae Bar
10:30 p.m. | Optional Activities

Saturday, May 25
6:00 a.m | Coffee, coffee cake or donuts available
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: George McGovern
12:00p.m. | Head home

Man Up! Promotional Materials

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