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Thank you for visiting Adventures In Missions’ blog! We’re thrilled to share our stories, experiences, and insights with you, and we hope our blog provides valuable information and inspiration for your own missional journey.

At Adventures In Missions, we believe that every person has a unique call to serve others and spread love and hope to the world. Our blog is just one of the ways we’re sharing that message and encouraging others to join us on this mission.

Thank you for taking the time to visit our blog and for your support of Adventures In Missions. We look forward to connecting with you and continuing this journey together.

Updated Ministry and Packing Info!

May 11, 2022
Your trip is getting closer and closer, and we can’t wait to share even more details with you about what your trip will entail! Without further ado, your much-anticipated ministry and packing information is here! Below you will find each trip’s packing list (remember to google typical weather for where you’ll be!) along with some other helpful information for your preparation these next few weeks!     Southern Africa    Costa Rica     Again, know that details and information can possibly change between now and when you arrive. If any changes happen, we will communicate those to you as soon as possible.   Let us know if you have any questions!  

Your Personal Spending Money!

February 22, 2022
So you’ve been support raising the cost of your trip, but what about paying for your coffee addiction overseas? That’s where spending money comes into play! All of your needs will be paid for from your trip cost, but if you want to eat out with your team, snuggle an elephant, hike a volcano…you’re going to need some extra dollars!  We suggest bringing $100 – $200 per month depending on how much you would like to spend on souvenirs, gifts, or anything extra you may like to purchase while on the field! This is just a ballpark number we’ve gotten from previous participants; you may want to bring more or less. You know your spending habits best.  What’s the best way to get that money overseas?    One word: VISA!     We hig…

Travel To & From Georgia Details!

February 17, 2022
Your training camp will be at the Adventures in Missions office. The address is:   6000 Wellspring Trail.  Gainesville, GA 30506   You will be staying at our facility. You need to bring a pillow and sleeping bag or sheets, and we will provide the rest!   Arrival Travel Information: If you are planning to FLY in for Training Camp/Launch:ARRIVE in Atlanta, GA (Hartsfield-Jackson Int. – ATL) no later than 1:00 PM on May 31st, 2022.When your flight arrives, you’ll likely have time to hang out – go grab some food, meet some of your teammates and take your first selfie together 🙂 Between 1:30 and 2:30, an Adventures in Missions shuttle will transport everyone from the airport to camp.  Assembl…

Semesters FAQs

October 7, 2021
All your Semesters questions answered…  (Well, kind of. You guys have lots of questions!)   Team Leaders: You will have 1 or 2 team leaders (depending on the size of your team – if your team is 10+ you will likely have 2 leaders). Team leaders are Adventures alumni who have been on Semesters or World Race trips as a participant. In order to lead they must fill out an application, submit references, and go through a few interview rounds. They range in age from 20s to 30s. Their role is to disciple you, pour into you, love you, and lead you! (In addition to handling all the logistics and taking you to the hospital if you get sick…aka the fun stuff!) They have all the answers to life’s problems. NOT. They won’t always get it right – they are human, they wi…

Dates and Deadlines

October 5, 2021
Important Dates & Final Deadlines:  June 2022    First 9 Weeks of Commitment Complete your Map to Support-Raising Success   February 18, 2022 Last call to apply for / renew passport  *Beyond now, you must “expedite”   March 2, 2022 25% of your support goal met * Check out the Fundraising tab of your profile to see your fundraising total   March 23, 2022 Passport Upload Deadline Ensure your profile is complete    April 1, 2022 Releases & Reference forms due – medical, counselor, mentor * If applicable, we have spoken with you   April 8, 2022 50% of your support goal met * Must be reflecting on fundraising summary * Checks mailed by March&nbs…

Expectations of a Racer (Semesters 101)

October 4, 2021
Attached are the Expectations of a Racer attending an international Semesters trip. (Domestic participants will get a domestic-specific version closer to your trip!) You will want to review the expectations to understand what your expectations are while on the field.    Topics included in the Expectations:  Life on the field Health Communication Budget Safety Dress Code Semesters Commitment     Reach out to your Admissions Advisor if you have any questions!

A Few Things to Know About Your Profile!

September 15, 2021
We are so excited that you have committed to this journey! There will be lots of moving pieces to help you prepare well, and your profile will be one of the most valuable resources.Here are some things we need you to handle at the beginning of your preparation process.   1. A Profile Picture This is just one aspect that helps us get to know you before actually meeting you!This is where your Adventures profile picture comes in (this is different than the picture on your personal blog).Here’s what you need to do:   1. Log onto your Adventures profile   2. Go to Edit Profile (upper right corner)   3. Upload a headshot      – Your photo should be a clear picture of only you from the shoulders up with your …

Welcome to Semesters!

September 14, 2021
Welcome to the launch blog!   This launch blog is your inside track to your Semesters Trip as you prepare to be launched onto the international mission field with your squad for 3 months.  Leading up to your launch date we’ll be sharing stuff here that you want and need to know.  You share this blog with all other Semesters trips launching this semester, so as you read future posts, be sure you are reading info that applies to your specific squad.    You will want to SUBSCRIBE YOURSELF to this blog!   To do that, simply enter in your email address or phone number in the box under the heading “Subscribe for Updates.” Subscribing to the blog will ensure that you receive up to date and accurate information as soon as it is released and eliminate th…

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