Spring Break SpILgrimages (Serve Trips)


Spring Serve trips are scheduled during Spring Break, from March 18 through March 27. Costs of each trip will vary, however an initial payment of $50 will be required upon acceptance of application and assignment to a team. Some trips will require additional group/personal fundraising.  Applications are due no later than February 12th. The electronic forms for both participants and leaders are found below.

Serve Trip Participant Application - Due February 12, 2016

Serve Trip Leader Application - Due January 30, 2016

Along with your application, you will need to get one reference from an RA, AC, or student leader on campus. Please send the reference link to your reference and let them know we need these in by February 12th.

References Form

Any questions? Email Mikayla Greenwell at mgreenwell12@georgefox.edu.

Spring Serve Trip Descriptions

Urban Impact, Seattle

A team of students will serve with Urban Impact in Seattle, focusing on building relationships and serving in the community through the local church. The team will do a variety of work projects, which may include tutoring, service projects, administrative work and cleaning.
Cost/person: $100

Mending Wings, Wash.

We will partner with Mending Wings, a nonprofit Native American youth organization located on the Yakima Reservation in Washington state. Students will come alongside the reservation community to build trust and friendship while serving alongside them painting homes, cleaning yards of garbage and debris, chopping wood for elders, mowing, weeding gardens, working at a homeless shelter, doing light construction projects, and perhaps working at one of their local powwows.
Cost/person: $100

Flying H Ranch, Yakima, Wash.

This trip is located at the Flying H Ranch, located 30 miles west of Yakima, Wash. The ranch ministers to at-risk youth. On this trip, students will do physical labor as well as spend some time with the boys in worship, devotions, meals, games and conversation. Cost/person: $50

Word Made Flesh, Los Angeles, CA

This trip will go to Los Angeles to work with Word Made Flesh, a center that focuses on establishing beloved community in a low-income neighborhood of Los Angeles. They are reaching out to thier neighbors, cultivating relationships, and establishing partnerships with local churches and nonprofit organizations. Cost/person: $100

Camp Attitude

Students will partner and serve with Camp Attitude, which is  a not-for-profit Christian organization dedicated to providing a unique faith based camping experience for families in the disability community. Students will help complete projects for the camp and maintain facilities for the special needs community. Cost/person: $50