Updated Ministry and Packing Info!

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...

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Your Personal Spending Money!

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...

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Travel To & From Georgia Details!

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...

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Semesters FAQs

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...

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Dates and Deadlines

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,...

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Expectations of a Racer (Semesters 101)

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!

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