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2020 Mission Guatemala

June 6-13, 2020 $1,800
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Dates & Times

  • Jun 6-13, 2020
    8:00am - 8:00pm

Attendee Types

  • Student
    $1,800
    19 remaining
  • Adult Leader
    $1,800
    5 remaining
  • College Student
    $1,800
    3 remaining

Details

Trip Dates:

High school students will travel to Guatemala from June 6-13.

Goals:

TO EXPERIENCE some of what it means to be a servant

TO GIVE youth a cross-cultural experience

TO ENABLE youth to grow in their relationship with Jesus Christ

TO TRAIN youth to become servant leaders

TO SERVE the children and staff in Guatemala and Baltimore

Because these trips are challenging, we’ve asked all interested students to complete an application. Given space limitations, those meeting the following qualifications will be invited to join the team. Priority will be given to students who submit their application early and/or are upper class high school students.

Qualifications:

*Completed grade 9-12 by the summer of 2020 for the Guatemala trip (high school students only)
*Be teachable.
*Be respectful and obedient toward the leaders and the rules set forth.
*Demonstrate an attitude of servanthood and love (no complaining).
*Be willing to raise funds needed through support letters and fundraisers.
*Be willing to attend all training and planning meetings and one outreach day.
*Be actively involved in Student Ministry gatherings and personal spiritual growth.

Necessities:

Tetanus shots must be current. For specific vaccination information, please visit: www.cdc.gov/travel
Current Passport that expires in March 2021 or after for Guatemala Trip.
Clothing will be modest at all times. More details during training meetings.

Ministry:

On both trips, the teams will take part in work projects, and the work will vary depending on our hosts’ needs.

Costs:

GUATEMALA - $1800(max)/student; additionally, students will need approximately $80-100 spending money. Payments are due at each meeting. $350 non-refundable deposit received by February 10; remaining $350 non-refundable deposit due March 9. Payment of $550 is due April 6 and final payment of $550 is due on May 4. Once a payment is made, it is non-refundable due to expenses incurred during trip reservations. All funds raised for the student’s trip cost go toward the overall team cost and not the individual.
All financial support must be turned in by May 4, 2020.

Application Process:

For both trips, students must complete the online 2020 Summer Trips application, sign the attached covenant, and complete the 2020 PICC Consent Form in January 2020. After completing the online application, students may contacted to schedule an interview. Space is limited, please apply early.
A Passports is required for the Guatemala Trip. If you have a current passport (expires after March 2021). Approximate passport costs are $115 for students under the age of 16, $135 for those over age 16.

Team Events/Discipleship

High School Edge on Mondays
Middle School RUSH on Wednesdays
Dare2Share Live 10/12 11a-7:30p (Discipleship Saturday)
Mid January - M.A.D. Service Day (Make A Difference Day)
March 20-22 BIG Weekend High School Retreat
April 24-25 - 30 Hour Famine Service Day (All 6-12th students)

Support Team Building:

Each team member should plan to send out at least 15 letters inviting people (who are not attendees of PICC) to join the prayer and support team. Members of PICC will be addressed in a different forum.
As soon as your letter is written, please submit it to Pastor Dustin (dustin@pawleysisland.church) for approval. Once approved, please send them out as soon as possible. A sample support letter can be received by emailing Pastor Dustin, dustin@pawleysisland.church.