Nicaragua

Dates: July 5-12
Type: Construction and Street Ministry
Trip cost: $1,850
Team size: 30
Age: High School

Our team will partner with King’s Castle Nicaragua. We will focus on ministering to the children of impoverished areas through spectacle ministry, which includes dance, drama and clown ministry. Students will be trained in relational evangelism, while our Spanish-speaking guides will do most of the upfront and stage ministry. 

Location Information

Estimated population (2014):      6.1 million

Religion(s):                                 Roman Catholic 73%, Evangelical Christians 15%, Moravian Church 2%, Episcopal Church 0.1%

Language(s):                               Spanish and English

Climate, highlands:                      72-86 F

Currency:                                    Cordoba

Fact:                                           Would you like to learn more about this country? If so, check out:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nicaragua

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/resources/the-world-factbook/geos/nu.html

Team Information

 

What all is included in the cost of the trip?
Airfare, transportation, food and accommodations. International emergency/medical insurance and visa.

What is NOT included in the cost of the trip?
Does not include passport fees or immunization costs or miscellaneous spending.

Are payments/contributions tax-deductible?
Yes. The contributions are also non-refundable and non-transferable.

If I'm writing a check, to whom should I make it out?
All checks should be written to Christian Life Assembly (CLA) with the trip code of 2018 Nicaragua written in the memo line. Please send all contributions to the address below.

How soon are payments due?
$500 non-refundable deposit – Due upon registration
100% -- Due Sunday, May 13, 2018

Last day to sign up: May 13, 2018

PASSPORT
Please bring your passport to the church office, along with your registration and deposit. If you would like more information about renewing or getting a new passport, click HERE.

Visa Application
For trips requiring an ordinary tourist visa:

Once you have completed the steps mentioned below, be sure to bring the information to the church office no later than date indicated. Visa applications for applicable trips will be provided at our first team meeting.

1.     Please complete the required application.

2.     Paperclip two 2 x 2” passport photos (AAA or travel services can provide this service)

3.     Your actual passport valid for at least six months

4.     One open page in your passport

CLA will transport your passport and completed application to the appropriate embassy in Washington, DC for processing. If, during this time frame, you have a special need for your passport, please contact Curt Harris, Missions Director, to make arrangements.

TRAINING
It is very important that you attend each team meeting, as we will have new information at each meeting to talk about. You will also have time to get to know your fellow teammates.

1st Meeting – TBD
2nd Meeting – TBD
All-church prayer for team – TBD

FUNDRAISING
If you would like to learn more about fundraising-related information, please click here.

HEALTH AND SAFETY
If you would like to learn more about health and safety-related information, please click here.

GET STARTED
We are very excited for you to get started!

- Complete an application.
- Make sure you have a valid passport. (Note: it must be valid six months past your last day in country.)
- Start raising financial support!

TEAM LEADERS
Team coordinator: David Richards (drichards@clacamphill.com)
Address: Christian Life Assembly, 2645 Lisburn Road, Camp Hill, PA 17011