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Operation BeWell

An optional four day, three night interactive program that will introduce students to the Recreation and Wellness opportunities at TCNJ. The Department of Recreation and Wellness has designed a schedule that will provide active, engaging, and educational activities that will provide opportunities for participants to learn about opportunities for development in all areas of wellness: intellectual, spiritual, occupational, emotional, physical, social, and environmental through advocacy, education, services, and programs at TCNJ. Activities range from yoga and guided workouts, to low ropes courses, hikes and mindfulness. Participants will also engage with Health and Wellness staff and departments to learn about living a wellness based life at TCNJ.  Mixed in with this fun will be lots of time to get to know your fellow classmates and get your first taste of Lions Pride .

Dates: August 20, 2017 – August 23, 2017

Cost: $450 per participant and includes all housing on campus, meals, events, and activities of the program.

Registration: Complete the Registration Form by June 9, 2017 for priority registration and July 23, 2017 for the final deadline. The program is limited to 30 participants and will be filled on a first come, first serve basis. A waitlist will be kept after the first 30 registrations are received.

Interested in becoming an Operation BeWell Peer Facilitator? Facilitators will mentor incoming freshmen to orient them to life at TCNJ, assist in the education about recreation and wellness opportunities at TCNJ and network with fellow campus leaders, faculty, and staff at TCNJ. Spots are limited and open to rising TCNJ sophomores, juniors, and seniors. All facilitators must have proven recreation and wellness leadership experience at TCNJ and be available for the duration of the retreat. 

The 2017 Operation BeWell Peer Facilitator application is now available! The deadline for application submissions is March 24, 2017. APPLY HERE NOW!

Please contact the Department of Recreation and Wellness at with any questions or concerns.