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High School Summer Mission Trip: July 2017

High School Summer Mission Trip: July 2017

Jul 21, 2017 – Jul 22, 2017

Date: July 16-22, 2017

Trip Leader: HPUMC Youth

Open to: High School Youth (entering 9th grade and older)

Cost: $495

Type of work: TDB – possible work includes home repair (roofing, demo, sheet rock, painting)

Lodging: Smithville Junior High School Campus – no beds provided

Risks: none outside of inherent risk of mission work/travel

Passport required: no

Visa required: no

Vaccinations/Medications: Tetanus booster

*all travelers are required to be up-to-date on routine vaccinations and must have a current medical form on file

Financial Aid: To learn more and apply for a need-based scholarship, fill out the application here.

This year, we will be traveling to Smithville, TX. It will be our first year traveling here, and we hope to build a great relationship with the community. Throughout the week, we will work on homes and local areas in need. Past projects have included roofing, framing, painting, sheetrock, and much more. Each work site is run by a minimum of 2 adults (a 1:6 adult to youth ratio), and the youth staff will work diligently to ensure the safety of all participants. At the end of the week, we will host a carnival for kids and families in Smithville. 

Each day, you'll wake up, eat breakfast, pack your lunch and have a morning devotional before leaving for your worksite around 9am. After send-off, your team will take a 15-passenger van to your worksite. You’ll work all-day and return to the campus in the afternoon, where you'll have free time to rest, shower or just hang out. Each night, there will be an incredible time of fun and worship after dinner.

Information on logistics, packing, scheduling, etc., will be discussed at our trip meetings. If you, or anyone you know, is interested in serving as a leader on this trip, contact Peyton Tippett – .

Registration (opens Feb 1, 2017; closes Feb 28, 2017)

Please ensure that you receive a confirmation email upon registering. If you do NOT, you are not officially registered

Category: Youth