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Every person is made in the image of God to flourish, work, rule, and create and followers of Jesus are to be ministers of reconciliation in this world. If you are a leader and want to grow in your ability to cast vision, love well, and engage issues like racism, sexuality, climate change and human trafficking with Jesus at the center - then RecWeek is the program for you.  

New York City and Long Island will be our world-class classrooms as we study scripture, pray fervently, and respond actively to the commandment to love God with all of our heart, soul, mind and strength, and love our neighbors as ourselves.  Learn and practice our foundations of Emotionally Healthy Activism and grasp our 4 P's of Prayerful Resistance and Practical Repentance and seek God's personal, relational and systemic justice in a world filled with so much individual and collective brokenness. 

Every student and staff that attends RecWeek must register.

To register: Please make sure you have read this page for all important details before registering. Then, please click on the Session you would like to register for. Select the tuition type (please read below to determine which type is appropriate for you). Complete the registration process and pay either the non-refundable deposit with a credit or debit card, or pay the full amount.

RecWeek 2020 | Dates


Long Island Session: March 16-20

Manhattan Session 1: March 16-20

Manhattan Session 2: April 13-16

This year we have two sessions occurring simultaneously during March 16-20, one in NYC and one in Long Island. Please attend the location where you attend school, in order to have the most impact for your campus. If you are a student outside of these areas, then please make a decision about which program you would like to attend. If you need help deciding, please contact your staff worker or email 

Registration Types

COMMUTER REGISTRATION: covers your cost of participation in the program (you will need to cover meals, housing, and transportation).

RESIDENTIAL REGISTRATION: covers your food, housing, and travel (once you reach NYC). There is no early bird price for this registration option and there are no other discounts.

Cost | Commuter or Residential


| $50 (early bird- before Jan 1), $75 (regular)
RESIDENTIAL | $500 (no discount)

| $85 (early bird- before Jan 1), $100 (regular)
**Lunch will be provided each day.

A non-refundable deposit is required during checkout by credit or debit card.


Registration Deadlines

Long Island Session: March 2
Manhattan Session 1: March 2
Manhattan Session 2: March 30

The last day to register under COMMUTER Registration for each session is TWO WEEKS prior to its start date.

The last day to register under RESIDENTIAL Registration is January 10th so that we can obtain housing for you.

Cancellation Policy: The deposit paid during online registration is non-refundable. The remaining balance will be refunded to participants if cancellation is made two weeks in advance for Commuter Registration and one month in advance for Residential Registration. Please email to cancel. 

Frequently Asked Questions


+ Are there any discounts?

No, but if you want to raise funds as a group, please email your InterVarsity staff and copy Emily Craig ( with your intent. Instructions will then be given to you.

+ When should I arrive?

Please arrive by 1pm on the Monday of your session. Please make an effort to be on-time to all scheduled programming.

+ How should I come to the city?

DON’T DRIVE! Please use public transportation or get dropped off.

+ Do I have to stay with everyone?

If you register under Residential Registration, then yes! If you register under Commuter registration, you are responsible for arranging for your own housing.

+ Do I have to be a part of InterVarsity?

No! But please let us know if this is the case by emailing

+ Do I have to be a current student?

Yes, but there may be certain instances where an exception may be made. However, you must email prior to registering so that our team can make a decision.

+ Will there be free time?

There will be occasional down times - however, please DO NOT schedule any outside activities during your time in NYC as the schedule will be rigorous and require your full attention.

+ Is there a general info guide?

An updated guide will be coming soon-most likely by early November! This guide will help those who registered under Commuter Registration and need some ideas about obtaining housing, transportation in the city, and food.

+ Can church/parents sponsor the trip?

Yes! However, their gifts will NOT be tax deductible.

+ Can I pay by check?

Yes, but you must email your staff worker and Emily Craig ( prior to registering, as you will need specific instructions to register online. Please make your check payable to InterVarsity with RecWeek in the memo. If you write the check any other way, it will be returned to you and you will be asked to make out another check. Please mail check to InterVarsity c/o Emily Craig 17 West 27th St. 3rd Floor New York, NY 10001. Checks should be mailed 2 weeks in advance of your session. Please also email to let Emily know to keep an eye out for it.

+ What about staff?

If you are IV staff in the NY/NJ region, please talk with your supervisor about your interest in serving. If you are outside the NY/NJ region, please email


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