To supply college students with a vision, equip them with truth, help them in their experience of life, perfect them in the preaching of the gospel, and develop their character so they can become useful vessels for the building up of the Body of Christ.
What is the history of the College Training?
The College Training began in Southern California in the 90's. It then moved to Eugene, OR in the early 2000's. In the mid-2000's, it was moved to Occidental, CA and a second training began on the East Coast in Athens, GA. In 2009 a third was added in Fairborn, OH and was then moved to Champaign, IL in 2012. This last year, there were four College Trainings—Occidental and Big Bear, CA; Athens, GA; and Champaign, IL. In 2015 there was a National College Training in Champaign, IL. Beginning last year there are now five college trainings in the four corners of the USA and in the Midwest.
Where will the Summer College Training be held?
There will be five trainings this year located in the Midwest, Northeast, Northwest, Southeast, and Southern California (West Coast South).
Which training should I attend?
Please see each training's page for a list of who should go where. If you would like to ask for an exception
to attend a different training please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Who can attend?
This training is open to all college students and newly-graduated high school seniors.
I don't know where I'm going to college in the fall. Should I wait before I apply?
NO! Please apply as soon as possible because space is limited. You can enter your college information after you
complete your application.
Can I come part-time?
No. Participants are required to attend full-time.
Can I bring a friend?
Absolutely! Bringing a friend would be wonderful as long as your friend is ready for a training like this. We recommend that you fellowship with your local serving ones about this matter. We also encourage you to help them with the registration process. No one can come unless they register, pay, and are approved.
What is the dress code for the training?
Dress according to your spirit and the training requirements. Do not dress in a way that would distract others from the enjoyment of the Spirit. No sleeveless shirts or sleeveless dresses permitted. No shorts, jeans or T-shirts with writing should be worn in the meetings. During the meetings all sisters should wear conservative skirts/dresses of a length that is below the knee, and brothers should wear trousers (jeans are not considered as trousers). Moderate shorts (no more than 3" above the knee), jeans, and T-shirts with writing are permitted only during the activity times. Form fitting exercise pants are permitted during activity time, but must be worn under shorts.
How do I submit my application?
Once registration opens, you can fill out the online application. It takes 15-30 minutes and requires your contact info, school info, and contact for a responsible brother/elder in your locality. Our system will save your application so you can log in later to complete it.
Your application will be submitted when the it is completely filled out and paid for (via credit card or US bank account).
How do I pay for my application?
You may pay online when you register via credit card or US bank account.
When will my application be approved?
Once your submit your application we will send an email to the responsible brother/elder you provide asking for a recommendation. The registration team will also review your application. Once the recommendation has been sent in and your application has been reviewed we will approve it. You will receive an email when your application is approved. Please do NOT make any travel plans before you receive your approval email.
What if I need to cancel my application?
You may cancel your application before the late registration deadline to receive a full refund. No refunds will be given after the late registration deadline. (Please see each training's section for registration dates.)
What does the registration fee include?
The fee includes food, lodging, and training materials. Transportation to/from the training is not included although some trainings will provide transportation to/from the nearby airports.
“Create in me a clean heart, O God, And renew a steadfast spirit within me.”