Junior High and Middle School Mission Trip with Hands-On Service

Jun - Jul 2022 | Appalachia Service Project

Junior High/Middle School students with a homeowner.

Trip #22506

Junior High and Middle School Mission Trip with Hands-On Service

Trip #22506

Junior High/Middle School students with a homeowner.

Appalachia Service Project

Location:

United States, North America

Dates:

Jun - Jul 2022
Lasts 1 week to 2 weeks

Activities:

Construction, Service Projects & Helps,

Cost:

$350
** See Financial Information Below
Includes: Lodging, Meals
Agency: Appalachia Service Project
Location: Virginia, United States
Dates: Jun - Jul 2022
Lasts 1 week to 2 weeks
Activities: Construction, Service Projects & Helps
Cost: $350
** See Financial Information Below
Includes: Lodging, Meals
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Bring your Junior High and Middle School group to Appalachia to make homes warmer, safer, and drier. You'll return home with volunteers who are stronger, wiser, and closer to God.

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Junior High/Middle School students on an ASP work site.

What the Mission Trip Will Be Like

Junior High/Middle School students on an ASP work site.

Bring your group to Appalachia to make homes warmer, safer, and drier. You'll return home with volunteers who are stronger, wiser, and closer to God.

ASP offers Junior High and Middle School students a chance to complete hands-on service and sets them up to continue to serve throughout their lives. At ASP, they are able to truly make a difference for both local homeowners and the community with meaningful projects, while still having age-specific programming in place. We firmly believe that young people can change the world, so come join us soon and see for yourself!

Appalachia Service Project provides one of the most rewarding structured service opportunities in the nation — and the program is designed to be turn-key. ASP takes much of the burden of logistics off of you — and frees you to minister to the hearts and minds of your volunteers.

We'll provide you with plans for the preparation phase: from group program tips, to fundraising tools, to study materials to help your team members learn about Appalachian culture. Getting ready for ASP will be a high point of your program year — an exciting goal that rallies families and draws group members closer together.

When you arrive for your week of service, you'll be housed at our ASP-owned facility in Jonesville, Virginia. Your group will receive all the tools, construction materials and supervision they need to be productive. Not to mention three meals a day and plenty of opportunities for worship and reflection.

But ASP is more than a building program — it's a relationship ministry. Your group will spend a lot of time interacting with the Appalachian family they've been assigned to serve. They'll forge friendships and learn lessons that will enrich their faith and build character for the rest of their lives.

Armed with a new heart for Christian service, they will begin to give back to their own families, to your organization, and to your community. For many, this experience is the first step towards a lifelong vocation of caring for others.

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Additional Trip Information

Region:
North America
Country:
United States
State/Province:
Virginia
Other Location Info:
We will house this program at one of our summer centers in Central Appalachia (leased facility within the county where you will be serving). Specific location assignment will be announced in the spring.
Participant Age:
Jr. High, Adult, Seniors
Eligible to Go:
Families, Groups [max size 120]
Other Financial Notes:
Application Fee..............$95 per group
Individual Fee................$350 per person for summer program

Payment Timeline:
$95 Group Registration Fee due with registration to reserve the trip.
$50 per person 1st deposit due on November 1 or within 30 days of registration
$175 per person 2nd deposit due on March 1 or $225 per person due within 30 days of registration
$125 per person final payment due 2 weeks prior to trip date.

COVID-19 Promise: All deposits for future volunteer dates will be 100% refundable if dates are cancelled by ASP due to COVID-19 restrictions. The health and safety of ASP volunteers, families and staff is our number one priority. We have established COVID-19 guidelines that will be made available as you prepare for your trip and updated as needed to reflect the most recent CDC and health requirements.
Training debriefing
The rewards of an ASP trip start long before your group arrives in Appalachia. The preparation itself can be one of the highlights of your program year – a fun, motivational, real bonding experience for your group that will rally your whole church around the cause. We provide tons of resources to help you plan your trip, learn about Appalachian history and culture, conduct effective fundraisers, and how to apply the ASP experience once a group returns home.
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Mission Trip Offered By Appalachia Service Project

Appalachia Service Project (ASP) provides one of the most rewarding structured service opportunities in the nation — bringing thousands of volunteers from around the country to rural Central Appalachia to repair homes for low-income families. ASP is more than just a building program. Yes, Appalachia’s families urgently need your help, but they can help change your life; because when you change the lives of others, they have a way of changing you, too.

Appalachia Service Project (ASP) is a Christian ministry, open to all people, that inspires hope and service through volunteer home repair in Central Appalachia. Our vision is to see substandard housing in Central Appalachia eradicated and everyone who comes in contact with ASP transformed.

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