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Ever to Excel Hike

Ever to Excel 2020
Session I: July 26 – 31, 2020
Session II: August 2 – 7, 2020

Ever to Excel transforms students from around the world. Participants share experiences, reflect, make Spiritual Exercises, engage in small group discussions, and conclude each night in Candlelight.

Our undergraduate student Mentors share a desire to contribute to the lives of the students they encounter and guide them on their journey to discover God in all things.

Ever to Excel introduces participants to some of Boston College’s best community members. Students will discover the power of the Spiritual Exercises which promote faith, service, and community -- all while nurturing future desires and virtues.

The program for Session One begins with check-in from 2 - 4 p.m. on Sunday, July 26th and concludes following lunch on Friday, July 31st. 

Session Two begins with check-in from 2 - 4 p.m. on Sunday, August 2nd and concludes following lunch on Friday, August 7th. 

How to Apply

The 2020 student application will be available soon. All acceptance decisions for Ever to Excel 2020 will be made no later than May 8, 2020. 

If you are interested in applying for the 2020 Ever to Excel program please complete this form

All accepted students are required to make a nonrefundable $100 deposit for the program and, later, a $300 program fee. If the additional $300 program fee presents a hardship, please email

For additional application information, please visit our FAQ page.