June 11, 2023 - July 23, 2023

Leech Lake Reservation, MN

  • High School, Youth Trip
  • Native American
  • 15 Passenger Mini Bus

June 11, 2023 - July 23, 2023

Leech Lake Reservation, MN

Starting at

$399
Introduce youth to the Ojibwe culture through an intentional immersive service experience.

About Leech Lake

Your group will meet several community friends with unique backgrounds and stories about the Leech Lake Reservation and Ojibwe culture. You’ll come alongside local organizations, which include home-improvement projects, food organization, trail maintenance, and other various opportunities. In the evenings, you’ll have the opportunity to learn more about Ojibwe history from community friends and participate in a scavenger hunt around Bemidji. YouthWorks has partnered with the Cass Lake community since 2000.

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 Leech Lake

  • Serve through painting, cleaning, helping with yard work, or doing simple work projects.
  • Begin the week with an interactive experience learning about the Native culture.
  • Because we serve the widespread area surrounding the small town of Cass Lake, groups may have longer commutes to service sites and evening activities.

Quote

“I can’t explain the kind of life altering experiences throughout this mission trip. Being my very first mission trip I didn’t know what to expect, but the new outlook and amazing way God works his love into life is so powerful. I’m so thankful to have had this opportunity to meet awesome people and make memories that will last a life time.”
—Dakota, participant

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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