July 12, 2020 - August 9, 2020

Detroit, MI

  • High School, Youth Trip
  • Large Urban
  • No Buses

July 12, 2020 - August 9, 2020

Detroit, MI

Starting at

$299
Break down stereotypes by serving alongside Detroiters in gardens, at blighted homes, and in relational ministries.

About Detroit

In Detroit, your students’ service will support local ministries in need of volunteers. Your group will meet needs through service projects — you’ll serve with shelters, help local kids ministries and contribute to a variety of beautification projects, such as urban gardening and working to remove blight. The story of Detroit will come alive when you visit the Motown Museum, Belle Isle Park and the Detroit Historical Museum. YouthWorks has partnered with this community since 2016.

Serving In Detroit

  • Partner with local organizations to meet ongoing needs in the community
  • Students may serve all or part of the week at a food shelf, clothing distribution center, soup kitchen, children’s program or elder care facility.

Did you know?

Detroit is the only American city from which a person can reach Canada by driving south.

Cost per Participant Includes

  • Pre- and Post-Trip Tools

  • Lodging

    Typically on the floor, in classrooms, on air mattresses. Open showers in an either public or private facility. Learn More

  • 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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