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We are so excited to have you start your journey with us! Each day of the workshop, arrive at our Workshop Suite in New Lenox ten minutes before it begins. We are on the first floor of the New Lenox Pediatrics Building. The workshop will start promptly at its indicated start time and conclude at 8:30 pm each day. Due to this being a free program opportunity, we expect you to be present for both days of the scheduled workshop. Please know that if you miss one of the sessions, you will not be eligible for Ascend or Camp Apex.


Upon arrival, you will be requested to sign in and be presented with a welcome gift that will include all guided materials for the workshop. Face coverings are still recommended at this time. If you have any questions in the meantime, send an email to contact@joinforeveru.org and use the subject line "Workshop Question." We can't wait to see you!

Arise Workshop FAQ

How many students participate in this workshop?
Research shows us that students experience higher engagement and long-term benefits in a small group setting. Therefore, each workshop we host consists of no more than eight students.​

What happens at the end of the workshop?

At the end of the workshop, students will be provided with information about continuing their journey at FOREVERU by transitioning into "Ascend" and/or attending "Camp Apex".

How do you engage parents/guardians?

Parents/guardians who have a child registered for the workshop will be given a digital action plan after the workshop. This will include information about what their child has learned, ways to help their child keep their momentum going at home, and practical ways to empower the household each day of the week.

How do I ensure I have a quality experience in the workshop?

1. Be patient with yourself.

2. Be patient with the process.

3. Be curious and ask questions.

4. Have an open heart and open mind.

5. Have the willingness to grow and stretch yourself.

6. Look at this opportunity as a time to invest in yourself and your future.

How much does the workshop cost to participate?

Arise is free for students, thanks to our generous donors and supporters. Still, we allow parents/guardians to make an optional one-time or recurring donation to FOREVERU at the confirmation screen after registration.


Is there a participation or attendance requirement?

If students miss a session, they may lose eligibility for "Ascend" and "Camp Apex."


Where do the daily sessions take place?

The workshop sessions take place in our Workshop Suite based in New Lenox, IL. All details for the meeting location and finding directions will be sent out via email to registered participants.


What time of day do these sessions take place?

These sessions take place each day from 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm at our Workshop Suite.


What if I miss one of the sessions, can I still access a recording?

To protect registered students' privacy and safety, recordings of each session will not be available for viewing after the workshop.


Do I need any materials or supplies to participate in the workshop?

All guided materials needed to participate will be provided upon arrival at the workshop.