Mission Trip Information

If you are interested in participating or even leading a short-term mission trip here, please let us know!  The camp is an excellent place to base your mission from.  Ideas for mission trips could include, but are  not limited to:  Medical clinics; dental clinics; water purification installation; children’s ministries including VBS-type activities; partner with local churches to conduct programs; evangelism, etc!  These mission trips all have one goal in mind:  to share the Good News, leading people to Christ so that they can not only have eternal life, but to enjoy a righteous life here as well.
Things to consider for your mission trip:
Passport – current and will not expire 6 months prior to your entry to Costa Rica.  Bring a paper copy.
Immunizations – Tetanus, in addition to any recommended by the US Centers for Disease Control
Diet Restrictions – Be sure to inform the camp staff before your arrival so we can plan accordingly
Medicines – Ensure you have your prescriptions
Language – Brush up on your Spanish.  Become familiar with medical terms and questions for those of you working in clinics
Packing – modest swimsuit, bug spray with DEET, no expensive jewelry, umbrella, water bottle
Currency – Official denomination is the Colon.  You can exchange US dollars for colones at several larger banks, such as Wells Fargo for a small fee, before your trip.
Climate – Rainy season with cooler temps April – December.  Low night time temps of about 55F, and day time highs can be 80 – 90F in the dry season
Camp furnishes – Mattresses and pillows with linen; bath towels and wash cloths; hot water for showers; clean drinking water
WIFI – Yes, but it’s not an unlimited bandwidth!
Elevation – About 3,300′
Exit Fees – included in your ticket, unless you’re traveling on Spirit
Time Zone – Central America (North American DST, same as Mountain Time Zone)