Trinidad

High School Summer Mission Trip

In addition to our Dominican Republic trip, we are offering another opportunity for Students to travel on mission internationally. Students will have the opportunity to serve in Trinidad. Partnering with Trinidad and Tobago Urban Ministries and serve the community by offering backyard bible clubs, sports camps, construction, evangelism and other types of outreach in the community surround TTUM.

Registration

Trinidad

High School Summer Mission Trip

July 9-16

Depart: Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Return: Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Where: Trinidad, South America

Cost: $1,350 per person

Trip eligibility based on grade completed.

If you have any additional questions, please contact one of our trip coordinators:

Jessica Stewart at jessica@austinstone.org

FAQ

This trip will be lead by a staff member or a parent team. If you are interested in going on this trip as a parent leader, reach out to your campus student director or email us at  students@austinstone.org.

Yes, your student needs a passport for this trip! If you don’t have one please start the process today.

Mission teams are housed at the TTUM Retreat Centre.

Your student will have the opportunity to serve in various ways, including vacation bible school, evangelize, construction projects, outreach, sports and medical ministry.

Trinidad and Tobago Urban Ministries. To see more about this organization, visit their website www.ttum.org

There will be a nightly update from our team and you will also have the ability to contact one of our leaders in case of an emergency.

There is Wi-Fi access at certain times during the day, but we encourage our students to unplug for the week to focus on God, and what He is trying to teach them.

If there is an emergency on our end, the trip leader will contact the primary contact as soon possible. You will also have the ability to reach out to a trip leader if something happens back home.

Packing List

What to bring

  • Passport and paper copy
  • ATM card and/or cash
  • Bible, journal
  • Toiletries, including sunscreen and bug spray
  • Flash light or rechargeable camping lanterns, batteries
  • Waterproof gloves or mittens
  • Swimsuit, beach towel and whatever else you want at the beach
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Work gloves
  • Work clothes – shorts, jeans, or khakis and t-shirts
  • One church outfit – khakis and nice shirt, girls – long skirt and shirt
  • Athletic shoes or some sort of closed toe shoes
  • Sandals (Teva, Chaco)
  • Water bottle – bring a bottle with a sealed top
  • Hand cleanser – either the gel or disposable cloth wipes
  • Backpack/bag
  • Any extras: books, games, guitar, snack!

SCHEDULE

We’ll be given a more detailed schedule from the Trinidad and Tobago Urban Ministries staff once they’ve finalized their summer projects, but a typical day might look like: breakfast, project time, lunch, more project time, dinner, worship, small groups and free time before bed.

We’ll have two travel days, some downtime when our students first get there, an orientation, tour of the island and a beach day at the end of the trip where our students will have fun and process all that they have learned.