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Costa Rica Mission Trip

Costa Rica Mission Trip

Trip #1281

  • Mission Trip Agency

    Reign Ministries | Royal Servants

    Offering agency

  • Mission Trip Location

    Costa Rica, Central America

  • Mission Trip Dates

    June 20 to August 1, 2020

    Lasts between 1 month to 2 months

  • Mission Trip Ministry

    Art, Drama, Music & Puppets

    Discipleship, Evangelism: All Other, Sports & Outdoor, and VBS/Bible Clubs

  • Mission Trip Cost

    Total : $3,610 - $3,645 (US)

    Includes: Lodging, Meals, and Travel to and from location

Some come for the jungle-lined beaches, others come for the strong, tasty, and smooth cups of coffee, and others for the ubiquitous cultura del futbol (soccer).

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What the Mission Trip Will Be Like

Costa Rica Mission Trip Costa Rica is only a three-hour flight from Miami, but you’ll feel the cultural difference the minute you step off the plane. Millions of tourists trek there every year because of its natural beauty, but you’ll be going there to immerse yourself into the culture and get to know the heart of its wonderful people.

*Note: Soccer in Costa Rica is highly competitive; however, we will have pickup games for everyone to play to keep our team together.

Ministry—The Costa Rica mission trip is a summer of reaching out to the locals as you form meaningful relationships with the people of Cachi and surrounding villages. You and your team will use a combination of street performances and soccer matches to initiate conversations. Between soccer matches and pickup games, everyone who wants to play will have an opportunity. And just so you know, the “Ticos” take their futból seriously.

Adventure—Costa Rica is a laid back country located in the heart of Central America. It has coastlines on the Pacific Ocean in the west and the Caribbean Sea to the east, with a beautiful rainforest in between filled with waterfalls, volcanoes… and organic coffee farms! Whether cruising down a zip-line in the jungle or chillin' on the beach, Costa is just waiting to be explored.

Experience Culture—Latin culture is known for its warm and relaxed approach to life. Costa Rica’s motto is ¡Pura vida!, which means Pure Life! Relationships are key, so expect to make friends and learn more about their way of life as you share a cup of coffee or hang out between futból matches. You can expect to find people who simply love life and take their time to enjoy it!

Relation of Opportunity to National Church and/or Long-term Goals

Your ministry in Costa Rica will be defined and organized by the local pastors, church members, ministry directors, and missionaries who are our ministry partners. But mainly we will be working with Pastor Alfonso, a long term partner and friend to Royal Servants teams.

Participant Information, Recommendations, Requirements

Participant Age

Jr. High, Sr. High, and College

Eligible to Go



There is no special training, education, or experience required to participate on this mission trip. We provide everything you need.




Participant Ages—Students (ages 13 to 18) and staff disciplers (ages 19 and older).

We train college age students (staff disciplers) to become effective disciplers and small group leaders.

Mission Trip Offered By Reign Ministries | Royal Servants

Reign Ministries | Royal Servants

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Reign Ministries runs Christian summer mission trips, discipleship training schools, and youth ministry training for students ages 13 to 18, college-age students, and youth workers.

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Contact Reign Ministries | Royal Servants about this short-term mission trip:

Rainer Powell at Reign Ministries | Royal Servants

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Mission Trip Details

Location Information

Costa Rica
Central America
Central America


June 20 to August 1, 2020
1 month to 2 months

Demographics of People Being Ministered To

All ages of Tico’s
People Group(s)
Most are Catholics, but rarely go to church. Over 75% do not have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.


Funds needed
Total : $3,610 - $3,645 (US)
Included in Cost
Lodging, Meals, and Travel to and from location
Official costs will be released in a few weeks, but you can still register today!

Included in Cost —Support raising materials, Training Camp, food, accommodations, international travel, and spending money.

Additional Expenses NOT included —Travel to Training Camp, returning home from Chicago after the mission trip, a passport (if needed), and visa.

Traveling to Costa Rica does not require a visa to go into the country.

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Training and Debriefing

Pre-field Training
Post-field Debrief
Pre-Mission Trip Training—

All student participants (jr. and sr. high ages) begin their mission trip with a week of training at our Training Camp in central Wisconsin. Visit for more details.

Staff disciplers (college-age students who lead small groups of students) come for an additional week of discipler training, before students arrive the next week.

Debriefing —The team will finish their trip together with five days of debriefing (usually in a different, if not a completely different country) before flying home to Chicago. Visit site for more details.

Application Information

How to apply
Send an inquiry for details on the application process for this mission trip.
Application Deadline
June 8, 2020