June 4, 2023 - July 23, 2023

Rapid City, SD

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

June 4, 2023 - July 23, 2023

Rapid City, SD

Starting at

$269
Learn about Lakota culture in a small urban context; partner with local organizations that serve tangible needs in the community.

About Rapid City

In Rapid City, partner with several local service agencies who are meeting the needs of their neighbors. You may join alongside organizations that care for individuals with mental and physical challenges, a summer kids program, a community garden, or other organizations that serve the community in meaningful ways. In the evenings, you’ll be abe to experience more of this community through exploring the natural beauty of the area, hearing from a community speaker, and learning about aspects of Lakota culture, like the importance of the Black Hills. YouthWorks has partnered with this community since 1999.

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 Rapid City

  • 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, or children’s program.

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“I am so incredibly blessed to have attended my fourth and last YouthWorks mission trip. This trip was like no other trip I’ve gone on before. I’ve met people and created unbreakable bonds that will last a lifetime. I’m so, so grateful that I have been able to meet all of the beautiful people that I encountered on my journey. Thank you to everyone who has made this trip one to remember.”
—Rachael, 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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