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An 18-Hour Event for Men!

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Man Up!

At Man Up! you’ll hit the pause button on your daily grind and recharge spiritually with other men who are excited about serving Christ.

Man Up! is on the campus of Clarks Summit University, where 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!

The weekend includes:

  • Special Speaker
  • Dinner, man-sized brunch, sundae bar
  • Recreation Center use including basketball courts and The Crag rock climbing wall
  • Scenic CSU campus including the Creation Walk and fishing in the pond (bring your own gear)
  • On-campus accommodations (optional)

    May 17-18, 2024

    Bring a Group to Man Up!

    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!

    2023 Man Up! Schedule 


    6–7 p.m.  |  Check-in
    7 p.m.  |  Italian Buffet Dinner
    8:15 p.m.  |  Main Session: Dave Dravecky
    9:30 p.m.  |  Make-your-own Sundae Bar
    10:30 p.m.  |  Optional Activities


    6 a.m.  |  Coffee and Danishes
    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: Dave Dravecky
    Noon  |  Head Home

    Where Man Up! Happens

    Man Up! is a ministry of Clarks Summit University. CSU prepares Christ-centered, career-ready graduates through both on-campus and online learning options. Accredited programs span from High School Dual Enrollment to more than 60 undergraduate majors, customizable master’s programs, and Baptist Bible Seminary master’s and doctoral degrees.


    Need help? Just ask!

    Find answers to some frequently asked questions below. If you still need help, please email or call 570-585-9202 and our team will assist you.

    Area Hotels

    Several area hotels are within a very convenient and easy 5–15 minute drive to our campus

    Comfort Inn
    811 Northern Blvd.
    Clarks Summit, PA 18411

    Best Western Plus
    820 Northern Blvd.
    Clarks Summit, PA 18411

    Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham
    232 Main St
    Dickson City, PA 18519

    Days Inn by Wyndham
    1946 Scranton Carbondale Hwy.
    Scranton, PA 18508

    Holiday Inn Express & Suites
    1265 Commerce Blvd.
    Dickson City, PA 18519

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

      You may cancel a registration on or before April 15 by emailing and selecting one of two options:

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

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

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