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ENGAGE Experiences

Costa Rica, 2018

Students will participate in athletic events in an effort to build relationships with the local population and participate in evangelism.

Who is this ENGAGE experience for?

Anyone who is athletic or active, enjoys being with kids and interacting with people, and/or wants to step outside their comfort zone. The primary sports are soccer, volleyball, basketball, and baseball.

What will team members do?

VC is partnering with High Performance Sports Costa Rica (www.hpscostarica.com) during Spring Break. This trip is primarily a sports ministry and we are encouraging our volleyball, soccer, and basketball teams to participate in this trip. Students will compete against some of the local teams in Costa Rica in one of the aforementioned sports. Students will be able to build relationships with the local community and also serve in various capacities ranging from educational talks, painting classrooms, visiting orphans, and/or other mercy ministry opportunities. Students will spend a few days seeing some of the national parks, beaches, farms, and waterfalls of Costa Rica. This trip is available to 15-17 students.

When is this experience?

March 9-16, 2018

Where is this experience?

Costa Rica

Financial Information:

$2,500

Area of Focus: 

Athletic Camps, Evangelism

Team Leaders:

Kelly Clausen, Lead

Important Dates:

Passports: Must be in hand of students by January 15
Deposit/Application: $500 deposit and application due by November 20
All Funds: Remaining $2,000 due by January 12
Permission Slips: Signed and notarized by January 12
Other: Various specifics and particulars will be communicated to the team by the Lead Chaperone