2023 Guatemala - Buckhead Transit

WHEN
Jun 24 2023 - Jul 1 2023
WHERE
Guatemala City, GT
COST
$2,700.00
Application Fee: $150.00

Before You Apply

  • Students should be in 7th grade (2022-2023 school year) and involved in Transit at Buckhead Church.
  • The team is made up of student/parent pairs. One parent per student is eligible to participate.​​​​​ 
  • Students will need a parent present to help complete the Releases portion of the application.
  • A $150 application fee PER PERSON is due at the time of application and will be applied to each person’s fundraising goal. 
  • The cost listed is PER PERSON.
  • A SEPARATE application is required for EACH person who would like to participate.
  • Minors who will be under the age of 18 at the time of international travel must submit a notarized parental consent form approving travel for all parents/guardians who are not traveling with them.
  • COVID-19 restrictions are still in place around the world but may differ by country and partner. Please review the most current protocols for this journey HERE


About the Journey

Through our partnership with 410 Bridge, this team of Transit students and parents will head to Guatemala. Among the beautiful landscapes, volcanoes, and lush rainforests, the majority of Guatemalans live in poverty, and the country suffers from one of the highest income inequality rates in the world.

In Guatemala, you’ll work in a high-altitude coffee farming area and learn about coffee cherry farming, which is vital to the local livelihood. Many children skip school during harvest season, so you’ll have the opportunity to see families working together, each doing their share to support one another. 

You’ll also help with a day of Vacation Bible School, play games and sports with the Guatemalan families, help with small construction projects, and visit homes in the community. You might also have the chance to participate in a coffee-brewing ceremony. 

Working alongside the Guatemalan people at a locally run coffee farm is a unique experience. The work you do will certainly help the community, but so will the genuine relational bonding you’ll experience as you learn about everyday life in Guatemala. Get ready for an impactful, purposeful, and fun week!


 

About global(x)

Global(x) is the missions ministry of North Point Ministries. We partner with Christian organizations that provide service opportunities that allow us to serve at-risk children and families, churches, and the least reached. Our mission is to engage people on these faith-building journeys to serve others around the world.

9 days left

Application Deadline:
Dec 5 2022
11:59 PM EST
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Application Fee: $150.00
Application fee is tax deductible!

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Transit
Guatemala
BC
Development/Engagement
Summer
Christy Lindsey
(770) 630-9657

Financial

$2,700.00

Due 6/9/2023

$150.00

$150.00 Milestone 1 Due 3/10/2023
$1,350.00 Milestone 2 Due 4/21/2023
$2,160.00 Milestone 3 Due 5/19/2023
$2,700.00 Milestone 4 Due 6/9/2023

Requirements

Prerequisites

  1. Application.
  2. Valid Passport - Expiration date must be 6 months after trip return date.
  3. Tasks will be assigned if approved. Task completion is REQUIRED for travel.
  4. A $150 application fee is due at the time of application and will be applied to each person’s fundraising goal.

Restrictions

  1. Students should be in 7th grade (2022-2023 school year) and involved in Transit at Buckhead Church.
  2. Team is made up of student/parent pairs. One parent per student is eligible to participate.
  3. All adults will need to submit to a Background Check.
  4. All team members must adhere to the global(x) COVID-19 protocols which can be found on our website: https://www.globalx.org/covid19-protocols
  5. Minors who will be under the age of 18 at the time of international travel must submit a notarized parental consent form approving travel for all parents/guardians who are not traveling with them.

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