2020 Costa Rica Family
- May 30 2020 - Jun 6 2020
- San Jose, CR
About the Journey
Through our partnership with Openhouse, this global(x) team will head to Costa Rica. The Central American country is known for its biodiversity, beautiful beaches, volcanoes, and hot springs. In many aspects, Costa Rica is a success story in terms of development. It is considered an upper-middle-income country, and its steady economic growth has helped it report the lowest poverty rates in Latin America.
We’re looking to build an energetic team that is ready to engage with local children and families. Since Spanish is Costa Rica’s native language, Spanish speakers will be a huge asset to the team, but English-only speakers, we need you too, and translators will be available. Serving this community will offer both physical projects and relational opportunities for all team members.
You’ll fly from Atlanta to San Jose, Costa Rica. From your hotel, it’s about a 30-minute commute to the community in Pavas outside of San Jose, where you’ll be spending the majority of your time.
The team will be working on school and community improvement projects like painting, renovation, planting, cleaning, and organizing. You’ll have the opportunity to spend time with the school children and their teachers as you and your global(x) team lead fun activities like arts and crafts, sing-a-longs, and interactive games.
Seeing the struggles and sharing the love of Jesus with the Costa Rican people is a humbling experience and one that you won’t soon forget. If you’re interested in taking this journey with global(x), apply now!
Price listed is per person.
New for 2020!
You're busy enough, so we're taking some things off your to-do list! We've reduced the number of forms you need to complete, simply by adding a few questions to the global(x) application. Students, if you are under the age of 18 and will be at the time of travel, you will need a parent present to help you complete this part of the application. We'll also collect your credit card information during the application process so that we can automatically credit your deposit to your account once you're placed on a team. And, no more paper copies of your passport needed, just upload it in your application or to your ServiceReef profile, and you're done!
global(x) is a part of North Point Ministries. global(x) provides meaningful journeys for teams to serve at-risk people in communities around the world. We want to help combine faith and service to help make life better for those in need.
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Application Fee: $150.00
|Deposit (listed as "Application Fee") - Credit card will not be charged until placed on a team||$150.00|
|30% - 13 weeks prior to departure||$787.50||2/29/2020|
|50% - at time of ticketing||$1,312.50||4/5/2020|
|80% - 5 weeks prior to departure||$2,100.00||4/25/2020|
|100% - 2 weeks prior to departure||$2,625.00||5/16/2020|
|TEAM MEETING #1||
Team Meet & Greet - Get to know you games
Cast Vision for our trip
Discuss who we will be serving
Discuss what we hope to accomplish on our trip
Begin building team relationships
Prioritize spiritual growth together as a team
|A-100/The Hub at NPCC If you're walking into the front/Atrium doors at NPCC, the Hub is the first room on your right||Jan 5 2020 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST||Yes|
|Team Meeting #2||C201-NPCC||Feb 2 2020 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST||Yes|
|Team Meeting #3||C201 - NPCC||Mar 8 2020 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT||Yes|
|Team Retreat/Meeting #4||Woodlands Camp 1242 Old Blue Creek Rd Cleveland, GA 30528||Apr 19 2020 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM EDT||Yes|
|Team Meeting #5||TBD||May 17 2020 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT||Yes|
|Parental Consent Form - DUE BY THIRD TEAM MEETING||You must submit the original notarized form signed by both parents/legal guardians.||Required|
- All adults will need to submit to a Background Check.
- Valid Passport - Expiration date must be 6 months after trip return date.
- All team members must agree to the terms of our Releases, which are a part of the trip application. Adults will also review the Code of Conduct which will be sent electronically to be signed.
- Must be at least 13 years old.
- This trip is designed for two or more family members to travel together.