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ENGAGE Experiences

Cuba, 2018

Students will primarily be in the rural setting of Cuba near and around Varadero. They will be providing food for disenfranchised families and help with mercy ministries with the handicapped. People oriented, relational, and evangelist in nature. Spanish speaking is a plus and benefit.

Who is this ENGAGE experience for?

Students who desire to connect others with Cuba. Students will express the culture, people, and history of Cuba to others through their experience to raise awareness about Cuba.

What will team members do?

Valley Christian is partnering with a Christian Cuban national during Spring Break. Students will spend two days serving along him with orphans, disabled children, and on a local sustaining farm near Matanzas, Cuba. Students will also visit Christians in the cities of Havana, Matanzas, Varadero, and Cardenas to learn about Cuban culture, people, and history. Students will develop a book to tell the story of Cuba through the eyes of those they interacted during their time in Cuba. Students will also earn some class grades within Spanish, History, Art, Bible, and English based upon their efforts on this trip. This trip is available to 12-15 students.

When is this experience?

March 9-16, 2018

Where is this experience?

Matanzas, Havana, Varadero, and Cardenas, Cuba

Financial Information:

$2,000

Area of Focus:

Mercy Ministries, Disenfranchised, Evangelism

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 $1,500 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