June 7, 2020 - July 26, 2020

Alamosa, CO

  • Mixed Group, Youth Trip
  • Small Town
  • Any and All Kinds of Buses

June 7, 2020 - July 26, 2020

Alamosa, CO

Starting at

$359
Come alongside local organizations who are addressing systemic, rural poverty and provide care through children’s ministry

About Alamosa

In Alamosa, you’ll experience the beauty of the mountains but also learn about the struggle of rural life in Southern Colorado. With one of the worst unemployment rates in Colorado, rural poverty is felt throughout the valley. Your group will come alongside existing organizations to meet on-going needs, including working in gardens to meet food needs, doing home repair projects, and running a kids club in a rural community in the San Luis Valley. During the evenings, you’ll learn more from a community speaker about what the community is doing to serve the under-served, you’ll visit the Great Sand Dunes National Park, have the option of visiting a local hot springs pool, and end the week of service with a cookout celebration. YouthWorks has partnered with this community beginning in 2020.

Serving in Alamosa

  • Serve through painting, cleaning, helping with yard work or doing other simple work projects.
  • Plan and lead children’s programming, including Bible lessons, games, crafts and reading activities.
  • Students may serve all or part of the week at a food shelf, clothing distribution center, soup kitchen, or elder care facility.
  • You'll need additional money for a National Park pass to get into the Great Sand Dunes National Park.

Did you know?

The Great Sand Dunes National Park is one of the newest national parks, attracting almost 500,000 visitors each summer.

Cost per Participant Includes

  • Pre- and Post-Trip Tools

  • Lodging

  • 14 Meals

  • Attentive Staff

  • Service Project Materials

  • Evening Activities

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We teenagers + We communities

Teenagers need to encounter Jesus outside their normal context to deepen their faith and broaden their perspectives. Plus, communities need to be valued—not as mere recipients but as partners who have stories worth sharing in.

When we bring the two together, incredible things happen.

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