June 12, 2022 - July 24, 2022

Waco, TX

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

June 12, 2022 - July 24, 2022

Waco, TX

Starting at

$364
Learn how to be good neighbors by serving alongside community partners in caring for the vulnerable and diverse people groups within an urban environment.

About Waco

Your group will have the opportunity to partner with a variety of social service organizations meeting on-going issues such as poverty and food insecurity. These include partners who come alongside education initiatives through youth programming, those serving the homeless, and agenices who focus on fighting food sustainability in the city of Waco. Groups will have the chance to hear from a community speaker who will share about the strengths and struggles of this Central Texas community. During the evenings, you’ll get to explore downtown Waco, attend a local Hispanic church service, visit the famous Magnolia Market and celebrate the week with new friends. YouthWorks has partnered with this community starting in 2020.

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 Waco

  • Partner with local organizations to meet ongoing needs in the community.
  • Serve through community beautification projects, gardening, painting, yard work or assisting with minor home repairs.
  • During the week, students may serve at one or more of the service options by switching mid-week between service partnerships and simple work projects.
  • Groups will need to plan for an additional $5-$10 per vehicle to cover the cost of parking for Evening Activities.

Did you know?

In addition to being the home of Baylor University and the Dr. Pepper Museum, Waco, is also the home of Chip & Joanna Gaines, and the setting for their show, “Fixer Upper: Welcome Home.”

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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