June 9, 2019 - July 28, 2019

Osage Nation, OK

  • High School, Mixed Group, Youth Trip
  • Native American
  • Any and All Kinds of Buses

June 9, 2019 - July 28, 2019

Osage Nation, OK

Starting at

$284
Invest relationally by listening to community members and meeting tangible needs.

About the Osage Nation

The small town of Pawhuska is the tribal headquarters of the Osage Nation, and the hospitality we experience here is second to none! YouthWorks partners with local pastors and community leaders to determine how we can best serve both Native and non-Native community members. Service opportunities include painting and minor work projects, assisting the town’s soup kitchen and food pantry, and supporting summer kid’s programs. You will also engage with the local culture through visits to historical museums, conversations with community members, worshipping at a church service, and hosting a community cookout. YouthWorks has partnered with this community since 2005.

Serving in the Osage Nation

  • Serve through painting, cleaning, helping with yard work or doing other simple work projects.
  • Partner with local organizations to serve children in the community.
  • During the week, students may serve at one or more of the service opportunities.

Quote

“The Catholic Soup Kitchen has been open for 10 years and I’ve been here since it started. I’m 87 years old, and I help out 2-3 days a week here and at Meals on Wheels. It’s great having new groups from YouthWorks each week, and we really appreciate their help every day.”

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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