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High School Mission Trip July 29 – August 7 Cortez, CO.

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1 High School Mission Trip July 29 – August 7 Cortez, CO

2 About Cortez: Cortez is predominately Caucasian (75%) with 19% of the people below poverty line Has a rich archaeological industry, which has helped the community thrive Near the Ute Indian Reservation, which has 42% of the individuals living below the poverty line

3 Why YouthWorks? A multi-demoninational organization that works with 70+ communities throughout North America YouthWorks has a strong focus on building relationships Relationship with adult leaders Relationship with students from our church and other churches Programs are structured and organized

4 Cost Total cost of the trip is $600 YouthWorks discount of $50 per youth Global Missions has given us $75 per youth Endowment Board has given us $65 per youth Makes the total of the trip $410 before any payments or fund-raising

5 Trip Preparation We will have five required Youth meetings to prepare for the trip: March 13 th, 6:30pm Youth Room April 27 th, 7:30pm Youth Room May 18 th, 6:30pm Youth Room June 16 th, 6:30pm Cook-out July 20 th, 6:30pm Pre-trip party and paper work turn-in There will also be two identical parent informational meetings in the summer to go over details. Dates of those are TBD

6 Trip Preparation Payment Due Dates: Now: Deposit of $75, if not yet paid March: Start of Plant sale Fund-raiser March 13 th : Payment of $100 April: Twins game fund-raiser April 28 th : Easter Breakfast May 18 th : Half of the remaining balance due July 20 th : Final balance due

7 Fund-Raising Plant Sale – Starts March 1 st and is due March 27 th – Sell bedding plants and hanging baskets – Plant sale can bring in about $75-$150 – Depending on how much is sold and what type is sold – Plants are delivered beginning of May

8 Fund-Raising Twins Game – We have 100 tickets for the June 14 th game against the White Sox – Sign-up will begin mid-April and will be on the bulletin board at church – Tickets will be sold for $10 over face value – 100% of the money raised will be divided by the number of youth going on the trip

9 Our Trip

10 We will leave at 6am Friday morning (the 29 th ) and stay in Lincoln, NE We will be staying at UN-L and be hosted by the admissions department

11 Our Trip Leave Lincoln Saturday morning and stay at a hostel in Denver Saturday We will have dinner hosted by a local church in the Denver Area Saturday night Arrive in Cortez Colorado Sunday afternoon

12 A Typical Day at the site 7:15Breakfast 8:15Personal devotion time 9:00Leave for Ministry Sites 4:00Showers 5:30Dinner 6:30Evening Activity Varies depending on the day 8:30Club 9:45Church time 10:45Get ready for bed/lights out Hike at McPhee Reservoir Frybread and learn about the history of Cortez Local church service Community Cookout

13 Our Trip Friday morning we leave YouthWorks around 9:30 and travel to Denver, Colorado While in Denver, we will attend a Rockies baseball game

14 Our Trip Saturday we will travel to Omaha We will leave Omaha Sunday morning and arrive back to Woodlake around 2 or 3

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