Your ITW will be an intensive week of transformative learning. It will change the way you think about the kingdom, your self and your mission. You will experience deep moments of prayer, connection, reconstruction and direction. ITW is your best for the best.
– Andrew Bentley
May 31 – June 7, 2018
Andrew Bentley & Sean Libby
Dive into inner-city Missions & Evangelism on U.S. Soil in New York City. Learn how to connect, build relationships, and evangelize in a multicultural community. Discover how business can be missions. Step out of your comfort zone and take you ministry to another dimension in this New York ITW. – view travel information!
Escrow Fee: $405 • Pay Now
A: June 23 – 30, 2018
B: June 30 – July 7, 2018
Take a step into third-world missions in Roatán, Honduras and learn how missions works in a foreign country. Experience intercultural missions firsthand. – view travel information!
October 23 – 28, 2018
PI students may participate in the Graduation Ceremony at Summit, but will not receive patches and certificates until ITW is completed.
Escrow Fee: $405 • Pay Now
To attend an ITW there is a 5 Step Process. Please follow the instructions below for each step.
If you do not meet all requirements for forms, documents, and payments by the announced deadlines you will forfeit your placement slot to the next person on the waiting list.
Students must pass all four Hope Corps courses with at least a 60% in each course. Should a student achieve a final grade in any course including the last course, Course #4, that is less than 60%, he or she will not be able to attend an ITW until it is completed successfully.
Contact Karen Arlt at [email protected] for any further inquiries.
ITW Placement Application Form: Submitting this application does NOT guarantee your first ITW choice nor does it guarantee approval. This application is for our internal placement process. Once we complete our placement process, we will email you with your tentative ITW designation.
For Alumni: The selection process for alumni applicants is NOT on a first come first served basis. Each application will be reviewed by ITW Directors and only selected alumni will be given the opportunity to serve at designated ITWs. We are looking for dedicated, qualified, passionate servant leaders. Thank you for your interest in serving with Hope Corps!
Students: You must be over 18 years old at the start of ITW you are attending.
ITW Application: Following your tentative ITW placement from Hope Corps, please complete the steps listed with the Application Form prior to filling out the Final ITW Application Form below. The deposit and files are required fields for submission of the application.
Escrow Fee: The balance of your escrow is due 2 months prior to your ITW. A $25 fee will be assessed for late escrow payments. You can pay your Escrow Fee through the links attached to the ITW descriptions above.
Escrow covers class materials, lodging, food, medical travel insurance, ITW badge, certificate fees, and other group expenses.
Memphis excludes lodging. Roatán includes ground transportation. Norway, Manhattan, and Philippines must obtain their own transportation to/from the airport to Hope Corps Center or given meeting place.
Payment through inFellowship Online Account only. No other form of payment accepted. Escrow fees are not tax deductible since services are rendered.
Payments are Non-Refundable – Click here to read the Refund Policy
Online Submission of Travel Itinerary: At least 1 month prior to your ITW please fill in and submit this online form with your travel itinerary. For Roatán and Norway bound students, we need this information to arrange airport transportation for you upon your arrival and for your departure.
Hope Corps Shirt Order: Shirts are to be ordered at least 1 month prior to ITW; We recommend ordering earlier than a month to make sure you get your shirts in time. It is your responsibility to have your shirts in time for ITW.
Dress Code: The official Hope Corps uniform for ITW is HC BLUE shirts with BLACK bottoms. Please follow and respect the ITW Uniform Guidelines.
For ITW, order the ITW MANDATORY SHIRT (No Iron Pinpoint Shirt). This is the official uniform shirt for ITW.
For casual / work day dress, you may order the Optional Work Day Shirt (Mesh Polo). This is optional. When ordering Polos the HC logo is automatically added.
ITW Budget (in USD):
The following list gives you a general breakdown of what you will need to budget for:
• Escrow Fee for room, food and travel insurance – $180.00 USD – Memphis | $455.00 USD – Manhattan, Roatán, PI | $725.00 USD – Norway
IMPORTANT: Escrow Fees are NOT Tax Deductible.
• Blue Shirts (x2) – approx. $120
• Flights – approx. $800 to $1200 (depending on the ITW location and where you’re flying from)
• Spending money – approx. $100 (Manhattan Students: You will need to bring an additional $50 USD for entrance fees and transportation costs for off-site sessions)
• Passport Application – approx. $150 (If you don’t already have one, please apply ASAP! For US Citizens, passports are not needed for Manhattan or Memphis. US passports can take up to 6 weeks for processing.)
You can buy your ticket but if it you cancel for any reason or do not complete all the steps or finish all the courses and are not able to go Hope Corps is not responsible.
Students are required to make their own travel arrangements and to book their own flights. All airfare tickets should be purchased at the student’s own risk. Hope Corps is not responsible for any fees incurred as a result of flight cancellation.
Visit your local travel clinic or family physician to find out what immunizations are recommended for travel to Roatán. Click here for recommendations from the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). Immunization is not mandatory, but we advise that you become informed for your own decision.