June 6, 2021 - July 25, 2021

Indianapolis, IN

  • Mixed Group, Youth Trip
  • Large Urban
  • 15 Passenger Mini Bus

June 6, 2021 - July 25, 2021

Indianapolis, IN

Starting at

$319
Learn how to be good neighbors by serving alongside local organizations meeting immediate needs.

About Indianapolis

In Indianapolis, YouthWorks partners with organizations working to alleviate the immediate impacts of poverty. Your group will primarily work in homeless shelters, food banks and community centers. Much of your work will focus on issues of hunger and homelessness as you support those who work on the front lines of these service organizations. In the evenings, your group will have the opportunity to explore downtown Indianapolis. YouthWorks has partnered with this community since 2013.

Please note: All information regarding service and community engagement activities are subject to change. We are actively working to identify community engagement and service opportunities in consideration of COVID.

Serving in Indianapolis

  • 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.
  • The last 2 weeks of the summer we do not work with kids due to school starting in mid-July.
  • Groups leave service early Tuesday for Motor Speedway Museum.

Did you know?

The Indianapolis 500 is the largest single-day sporting event in the world.

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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Duluth, MN

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Eastern Shore, VA

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Harrisburg, PA

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Indianapolis, IN

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  • Large Urban
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Kansas City, MO

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Bayou La Batre, AL

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Birmingham, AL

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Charleston, WV

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Chattanooga, TN

  • Mixed Group
  • Youth Trip
  • Small Urban
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Lake Traverse, SD

  • Middle School, Mixed Group
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Louisville, KY

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Lynn, MA (Boston Area)

  • High School, Mixed Group
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Milwaukee, WI

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  • Mixed Group
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Quad Cities, IL

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Portland, OR

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Twin Cities, MN

  • Mixed Group
  • Youth Trip
  • Large Urban
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Beckley (Raleigh County), WV

  • Mixed Group
  • Youth Trip
  • Small Town
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Savannah, GA

  • Mixed Group
  • Youth Trip
  • Small Urban
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Alamosa, CO

  • Mixed Group
  • Youth Trip
  • Small Town
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  • Youth Trip
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  • High School, Mixed Group
  • Youth Trip
  • Large Urban
6/6/2021 - 7/25/2021 $379

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Indianapolis, IN

  • Mixed Group
  • Youth Trip
  • Large Urban
6/6/2021 - 7/25/2021 $319

Learn how to be good neighbors by serving alongside local organizations meeting immediate needs.

Kansas City, MO

  • High School, Mixed Group
  • Youth Trip
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Chicago, IL

  • High School
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  • Mixed Group
  • Youth Trip
  • Large Urban
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Nashville, TN

  • High School
  • Youth Trip
  • Large Urban
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New Orleans, LA

  • High School
  • Youth Trip
  • Large Urban
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  • High School
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  • Large Urban
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San Diego, CA

  • Mixed Group
  • Youth Trip
  • Large Urban
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St. Louis, MO

  • High School
  • Youth Trip
  • Large Urban
6/6/2021 - 7/25/2021 $319

Come alongside local service organizations and gain a deeper understanding from a diverse context.

Portland, OR

  • Mixed Group
  • Youth Trip
  • Large Urban
6/6/2021 - 7/25/2021 $319

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  • Mixed Group
  • Youth Trip
  • Large Urban
6/6/2021 - 7/25/2021 $319

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