“Many of the campers hear about Christ’s love for the first time, and are curious to learn more about the Bible.”
Frequently Asked Questions:
What Opportunities Are Available?
We currently have two options for Germany:
English Camp – July 2018 (dates TBD)
Summer Camp – Mid-August 2018 (dates TBD)
Deadline to register is February 1, 2018!
Do I need to Speak German?
No, you do not need to speak German.
Who Can Serve?
College students and adults who are mature Christians ready and willing to minister, and who have experience sharing their faith in a difficult cross-cultural situation.
While all volunteers do not need to be from the same church, we would prefer to have volunteers coming from no more than 3 different churches so they can pray, prepare and plan with others before arriving in Berlin.
What Will I Do?
You will be able to use your gifts and talents in the area of sports, games, music, drama, crafts, as well as, being available to help with set-up and clean-up. See Job Descriptions menu below for more in depth details.
Do I need to organize my own team?
We will help your church organize and carry out its own short-term mission trip, or coordinate individuals to form a team.
How Much Does It Cost?
Estimate cost is $2500 per person and to be determined based on the number of people in a group and current airfares.
What Is The Deadline To Register?
The deadline to register is February 1!
English Camp Job Descriptions:
What's Involved With English Camp?
The week-long English Camp is for German children ages 8-12 who already speak English. It is an opportunity for them to practice their conversational English with Americans, and to enhance their grammar skills. The format is a fun environment using games, skits, music, outdoor activities, and one-on-one tutor time. The curriculum will be provided to the team by the host missionaries, with pre-trip training, planning and preparation. There will be a program and party for the parents at the end of the week.
Summer Camp Job Descriptions:
- Responsible for organizing and leading creative workshops during camp.
- Workshops last 90 minutes and have 8-14 participants.
- Each workshop is offered 4 times so that multiple campers can take part .
- Previous workshops included: tie-dying, dancing, acrobatics, woodcarving, etc.
Free Time Activities
Organizing games like soccer or dodge-ball or even introducing baseball or American football!
After camp all of the tents and restroom facilities, etc. need to be taken down and stored away for the following year.
Each evening while campers and counselors gather for a large group meeting, we would like to have a team interceding for them.
Many kids already know some English. You will have the opportunity to befriend kids and share your faith as you eat and play together.
We are also looking for one person to serve our short-term volunteers by providing spiritual leadership (devotions for the team & prayer for individuals, etc.)
Countless other ways to serve could include: life-guarding, cleaning and building benches and other items out of wood with the kids.