Semesters Commitment

Semesters Commitment   By participating in Semesters, I commit to the following expectations and understand that I will be held accountable to them by my leadership team:   Kingdom mindset. As a result of my relationship with Jesus, I commit to spreading the kingdom of God with my words and actions. As I go, I will proclaim this message: “The kingdom of heaven has come near. Heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse those who have leprosy, and drive out demons. Freely you have received; freely give.“ (Matthew 10:7-8) Abandonment. I commit to putting my expectations, entitlement,...

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The Low Down on Training Camp

Your bags are packed. (Or you’ve at least thought about packing a bag. . . right?)  You’re super pumped. (Or nervous or antsy . . . that’s okay. . . so is everyone else!) You’re busy writing thank you notes to all your supporters. (Ahem.  You know your Aunt Lina is dying to hear from you.)   There is no doubt you’re headed out on the adventure of a lifetime!    So let’s talk about this thing called training camp.  (Yikes! Maybe not that kind of training camp.)   Camp begins when you arrive at our main office in Gainesville,...

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Spending Money on Your Trip!

So you’ve been support raising the cost of your trip, but what about paying for your coffee addiction overseas? That’s where spending money comes into play! All of your needs will be paid for from your trip cost, but if you want to eat out with your team, snuggle an elephant, hike a volcano…you’re going to need some extra dollars!  We suggest bringing $100 – $200 per month depending on how much you would like to spend on souvenirs, gifts, or anything extra you may like to purchase while on the field! This is just a ballpark number we’ve gotten from previous...

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Introducing Squad Colors!

The ring is ready, the ropes suspended, and the crowd waits with eager anticipation. A spot light shines to the center of the arena. The roaring crowd grows silent. It’s a time-honored tradition, and now it’s YOUR TURN to step into the ring! Bust out your face paint and get pumped as you prepare for World Race Outreach Launch! Introducing… (cue drum roll)… YOUR SQUAD COLORS!!! (If the Eye of the Tiger isn’t playing in your head yet, it should be.) Here’s how it works: There will be 6 squads launching in the fall. Up to now, you have been known by your different...

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Trip FAQs

All your questions answered…  (Well, kind of. You guys have lots of questions!)   Team Leaders: You will have 1 or 2 team leaders (depending on the size of your team – if your team is 10+ you will likely have 2 leaders). Team leaders are Adventures alumni who have been on World Race trips as a participant. In order to lead they must fill out an application, submit references, and go through a few interview rounds. They range in age from 20s to 30s. Their role is to disciple you, pour into you, love you, and lead you! (In addition to handling all the logistics and taking...

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Let’s Talk about TECHNOLOGY

Before you arrive, we want to set your expectations for what to expect when it comes to technology on your trip. We live in a connected world.  There is no way around it.  We text our parents, ‘like’ a status on Facebook, Snapchat our friends, and Instagram our waffles before we ever leave the house in the morning!  Even cats have their own Twitter handles! Social media and technology can be great ways to stay in touch with people, and we realize that many of you are choosing to bring your phone on this trip. We want to make sure to set your expectations well before...

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