High School Mission Trip - 2019
Friday, July 12, 2019 - Thursday, July 18, 2019
July 12-18, 2019
TPCC partner organization, Back2Back Ministries, works with children’s homes all over the world to supplement the kids' spiritual, educational, physical, social, and emotional needs. Our high school students (grades 9 through 12) have an opportunity to serve in a manner that fits their gifts—both relational and task-oriented personalities are needed to play with the children and complete work projects on this trip to Monterrey, Mexico.
The total cost of the trip is $1700. Students interested in the trip should complete an application and secure their spot with a $300 deposit no later than Sunday, February 17.
Frequently Asked Questions
What's included in the cost?
The price includes airfare, trip insurance, meals for the week and transportation while in Mexico. If you don’t have a valid passport, application fees are outside of this amount.
When are payments due?
After the deposit, remaining amount due schedule is:
25% of funds due by Sunday, March 31, 2019 = $425
50% of funds due by Sunday, April 28,
75% of funds due by Sunday, May 26,
100% of the funds are due to TPCC by no later than Sunday, June 23,
What do I need to prepare? (shots, passport, flight, etc.)
Completion of the TPCC application paperwork and deposit are needed by no later than Sunday, February 3, 2019. All flight arrangements are made by the TPCC Outreach Programming Director, Taranza Brown. A current tetanus shot is required and a prescription for Cipro (in case of diarrhea) is recommended but not required. There will be an additional travel document for minors (under the age of 18) traveling without both parents that will need to be completed and notarized, along with a Back2Back information form, but we will get those out once our team is assembled. Students must have a current passport (one with an expiration date of later than January 31, 2020). If they have a passport, but it has an expiration date sooner than this date, their passport will have to be renewed before the trip.
Get information on how to get a passport here.
What are the meals like?
Back2Back prepares excellent meals that reflect the local culture as well as providing American-style dishes. You will eat well and aren’t required to step far outside of your culinary comfort zone. All water is bottled and purchased for the mission house and work projects, and therefore safe to drink.
What is the campus like?
Back2Back Monterrey, Mexico is located on a secure campus within the city. Sleeping accommodations are air-conditioned dormitories with bunk beds.
Does Back2Back provide a translator?
Yes, there is always someone with your team who speaks Spanish. Our in-country staff team is made up of Mexican Nationals and American staff, most of whom speak Spanish. Wherever your team is going there will be at least one staff member who can translate. There are often team members who are fluent in Spanish as well.