XJ: Middle East (Holy Land)

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Trip Date Application Deadline
June 29, 2019 – July 11, 2019 January 21, 2019
You will spend most of your time working with a local church that is doing some amazing things to reach and minister to refugee kids. You’ll serve in a mini-school the church started for Iraqi and Syrian refugee kids. You’ll also help with some of their other refugee outreach efforts such as, distribution, women’s ministry, medical clinic services, like skill classes, sports programs, etc.. This trip also includes a few days touring the Holy Land.

 

On this trip, you will:
– Minister to Iraqi and Syrian Refugees
– Serve in a mini-school for refugees
– Help with refugee outreach programs (sports, supply distribution, medical clinics, etc)
– Tour the Holy Land

 

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Safety

At iGo, safety is the highest priority and we take extensive measures to ensure the success of the students on our teams. From registering every student with the embassy, to giving all our leaders emergency training, we do everything in our power to minimize risk be prepared for any issue that might arise on the field.

Parents Page

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Cost

The cost for this trip will be roughly $3300.  The trip cost is all inclusive and covers meals, lodging, airfare, training, in country transportation, travel insurance, etc… everything but souvenirs. We provide all team members with a fundraising booklet upon acceptance and other helpful resources.

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Supervision

Ky Martin is the Trip Coordinator (staff member in charge of logistics) for this team. He will be your main contact leading up to the trip. This team will also have a Team Leader who will travel and serve with the team. All Team Leaders have a proven track record of responsibility, travel competency, and faithfulness to their church.

All iGo teams serve under the direct supervision of local church planters and other field staff.

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Training

The first two days of your trip will be a stateside training program called Base Camp. The two primary focuses of Base Camp are:

  1. Spiritual Preparation: Teachings that will give you a biblical framework for missional living.
  2. Cross Cultural Training: Simulations and activities that will enable you to cross cultures effectively.

About Base Camp

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Application Process

To apply for this trip you simply need to complete the steps outlined below by the application deadline: November 1, 2018. Once you’ve completed your application you’ll receive instructions on how to acquire your reference. Each applicant must request a Reference from your Youth Pastor.
Reference Form

Age Requirement:

Junior in High School or older.

Trip Coordinator:

Ky Martin
ky@igoglobal.org