June 6, 2021 - July 25, 2021

Navajo Nation, AZ

  • Mixed Group, Youth Trip
  • Native American
  • 15 Passenger Mini Bus

June 6, 2021 - July 25, 2021

Navajo Nation, AZ

Starting at

$319
Learn about Navajo history and culture, partner with community gardens and lead children's programming.

About the Navajo Nation

Immerse your group in Navajo culture by learning from local community members, serving alongside work project partners and facilitating children’s programming. Each year our partnerships grow stronger as we work alongside our community friends to support their ongoing efforts to serve their neighbors. During your week in the Navajo Nation, learn about Navajo history from a long-term friend, experience the beauty of the high-elevation desert and watch traditional dances in a nearby town. YouthWorks has partnered with this community since 2001.

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 the Navajo Nation

  • 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.
  • Begin the week with an interactive experience learning about the Native culture.
  • To best meet the needs of the community and build stronger relationships, some students will serve at Kids Club each day while others will rotate between Kids Club and Work Projects.

Did you know?

The Navajo Nation covers over 27,000 square miles of land in Utah, Arizona and New Mexico. Diné Bikéyah, or Navajoland, is larger than 10 of the 50 states in America and is about the size of West Virginia. Most of their land is situated on the southwestern Colorado Plateau which can reach an altitude as high as 10,388 feet. YouthWorks partners with communities close to the Arizona and New Mexico state-line.

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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