This trip is open to anyone who has completed the 6th grade through age 99! Those who have just completed 6th and 7th grades will be required to have a parent or legal guardian with them on the trip. We highly encourage families to come together! This is a great opportunity for the many generations we have in our church to work alongside one another!
The mission experience covers five days and six nights, commencing Sunday July 23, 2017and ending Saturday July 29, 2017. Daily work hours are from approximately 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, breaking for lunch at your work sites at 12:00 noon.
There is a free day on Wednesday for small groups to go sightseeing. Red Bird offers a tour of their school and there are a few on-site trails. Within a 2-hour driving radius there are many museums, parks, water parks, and historical attractions.
Each morning we will lead each other in devotions. Various evening activities include watching a presentation on Red Bird Mission, visiting the Red Bird craft store, participating in a talent/fun night, and a Friday communion service.
Red Bird provides three homestyle meals per day (excluding Wednesday) served buffet style. Cabins are divided by gender and have air-conditioning and private shower stalls. Coin operated laundry facilities are also available.
* This is the Leaders Packet provided by Red Bird to trip facilitators. Please disregard their information regarding Payments, Cancellations, Trip Time Line, and Medical Release. We have our own medical release form, and all of your billing will go through St. Andrew.