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Summer Missions Trips

We take great care in selecting mission trip locations that meet the physical and spiritual needs of the world's poor. With trips in a variety of lengths, countries, sizes, price ranges, and work projects we are confident that you can find a short term mission trip that meets your needs.

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Nassau, Bahamas Senior High, Middle School and Adult Mission Trips

This is not your typical trip to the Bahamas! In the region around the capital city of Nassau, thousands of Haitian refugees have ventured here to make a new start. With no money, no jobs, and no homes, they attempt to build a life. The Bahamian government is unable to provide much help to this growing population, and the need for education and housing is enormous. Mission Discovery short term mission trip teams will help construct churches and daycare facilities, repair homes, and lead children’s bible school in poor Bahamian and Haitian communities.

Tecate, Mexico Mission Trip

The town of is nestled between towering boulders and miles of scrub brush. This mountainous setting is home to many needy families, but it is often overlooked for help because of its size and location. Thousands come to Tecate with the hope of finding more opportunities in the US or near the border. Hardworking people find jobs in the tourist or manufacturing sectors, but even then the average salary ranges from only $4-$5 a day, causing many diligent workers to live in abject poverty.

Bulembu, Swaziland-Africa Mission Trips

On the border that separates South Africa from Swaziland is the community of Bulembu. Once a thriving mining town, Bulembu was abandoned in 2001 along with its hospital and 1,200 homes. A group of individuals purchased the town with a grand vision; the advancement of God’s kingdom in Swaziland. This is being achieved by renovating as many homes as necessary to house 2,000 children orphaned by the AIDS pandemic of Swaziland, teach AIDS awareness, and have self-sustaining community through the start-up of various cottage industry initiatives.

Eden, Jamaica High School Mission Trips

Eden is a small village set back in the hills and rainforests of Jamaica. In this tiny town, the Jamaican Christian School for the Deaf ministers to hearing impaired and special needs children whose families could not otherwise afford such excellent attention and care. Mission Discovery Jamaica mission trip teams spend a week serving at the Jamaica Christian School for the Deaf.

Montego Bay, Jamaica High School Mission Trips

Mission Discovery invites you to serve on a Jamaica mission trip. A short term mission trip can be life changing. Your short term mission trip with Mission Discovery starts outside Montego Bay where your team will work at one of several ministry sites. Outside the bustling city of Montego Bay, Victory Christian Fellowship Church serves a community in need.

Tegucigalpa, Honduras Mission Trips

Over a decade ago, Honduras suffered its greatest disaster when rains from Hurricane Mitch caused landslides and floods that killed thousands and destroyed virtually every bridge in the country. An estimated 2 million people, approximately 40% of the entire population of Tegucigalpa, were left homeless. After a decade, relief efforts have slowed, but there is still tremendous need for food, medical supplies, construction materials, clothing, and restored hope.

Clarksdale, Mississippi High School, and Middle School Mission Trips - Home Repair

One hour south of Memphis is Clarksdale, Mississippi. Situated in the heart of the Mississippi Delta, Clarksdale is home to residents living in very difficult circumstances. Your team is needed to help meet the physical and spiritual needs of Clarksdale’s poorest individuals. There are many opportunities to do home repair projects that will dramatically improve the quality of resident’s lives.

Rapid City, South Dakota Mission Trips - Home Repair

Native Americans have the highest rates of poverty, unemployment and disease of any ethnic group in the United States. South Dakota’s Lakota Indian population lives in some of the poorest communities in the US. Rapid City is home to thousands of Lakota Indians who have moved from the Pine Ridge Reservation in search of a better life. Your Mission Discovery short term mission trip team will reach out to many Native American families, but we will not exclude anyone who has a need that we can meet.

Westmoreland, TN - Home Repair Mission Trip

Westmoreland is a small, proud community of 4,000 people located 45 minutes north of Nashville, TN.  It is a rural town, and residents take pride in their quality of life.  Loke so many places in our nation, this community is home to people in real need.  Homes, literally coming down around some of the poorer residents, need your team's service.  Your group is essential in helping meet both physical and spiritual needs of families in this area.  There will be many rewarding home repair projects; moreover, you will be a part of God's work in reaching into the hearts

Fort Blackmore, Virginia - Home Repair Mission Trips

Fort Blackmore, Virginia is located near the borders of both Tennessee and Kentucky. Tucked away in the southwestern corner of the state, the rural town is rich in history, but like much of the Appalachian area has faced hard times. Residents there take pride in their quality of life, but like so many places in our nation, this community is home to people in real need. Your team is needed to help meet the physical and spiritual needs of Appalachian residents. There are many opportunities for your group to do home repair projects that will dramatically imporve a family's quality of life.

Joseph City, Arizona Navajo High School Mission Trips

As a child, living on the Navajo Reservation, you stand a better than 90% chance of being sexually abused. In 1985, Linda Russell, founded North American Outreach Ministries, Inc. (NAOMI) to rescue children who had been abused, provide education to social workers, and create a loving environment where children can live safely and without fear of abuse. In the town of Joseph City, Arizona, Linda established NAOMI House to do just that. Your Mission Discovery short term mission trip team is invited to come and serve at the home.

Port au Prince, Haiti Mission Trips - Disaster Relief

On January 12th, 2010 Haiti was rocked by a magnitude 7.0 earthquake. The capital city of Port-au-Prince and the surrounding communities and cities to the south and south west were devastated.  While the world came quickly to the aide of Haiti, long term solutions for the poorest nation in the western hemesphere have been slow.

Jamaica - Adult Mission Trips

Eden is a small village set back in the hills and rain forests of Jamaica. In this tiny town, the Jamaica Christian School for the Deaf ministers to hearing impaired and special needs children whose families could not otherwise afford such excellent attention and care. Mission Discovery short term mission trips for adult teams in Jamaica spend a week serving at the Jamaica Christian School for the Deaf. Projects can include building new dorms and classrooms, teaching a class for deaf children, creating safe play areas for the children, or building/repairing perimeter fences.

Guatemala Mission Trips

Guatemala is a beautiful country in Central America that is roughly the size of the state of Tennessee. Behind the walls and in many small cities lie unbelievable poverty and families living in desperate conditions. With Mission Discovery, and in partnership with local ministries, you can take your senior high team to serve the poor in Guatemala. There short term mission teams will serve the poor by repairing homes for families. Teams could also minister spiritually through Children's Bible School and delivering food baskets to the needy families.

Hidalgo County, TX - Home Repair

Watch your team make a difference in deep south Texas!  Hidalgo is the poorest county in the US (of counties with a population over 250,000 people). Through partnerships with other ministries in the Rio Grande Valley, we have identified many families with great needs.

Cottonwood, Arizona Mission Trips

In the heart of the Navajo Reservation is the town of Cottonwood, AZ. Economic hardship and health problems are common with the residents in this area. Your team is needed to work alongside a local pastor to reach out to the people of Cottonwood. You will meet the needs first hand as you repair homes and lead a Children's Bible School program. You might also have an opportunity to support the ministry through church construction projects. A trip to Cottonwood will give your team a new perspective on God's love as you take part in His plan for the Navajo Nation.

Hardrock, Arizona Mission Trips

Like many towns on the Navajo Reservation, the people of Hardrock, AZ are experiencing difficult economic times. They have little hope of the situation improving, and most times the residents feel as though they are a forgotten people. God is calling His followers to come alongside the families in this area to minister to their physical and spiritual needs. Your group will partner with the Navajo Gospel Mission. This center provides aid to families from both the Navajo Reservation and the nearby Hopi Reservation. Your team is needed to repair homes and conduct a Children's Bible School.

Montego Bay, Jamaica-Women's Mission Trip

Help change your world and theirs! It's a week of service and refreshment for ladies. You've seen Jamaica's beautiful beaches and tourist destinations featured in television commercials. But behind the scenes of the city are communities struggling like never before. 69.2% of people living in Jamaica make their living from service industries like hotels. In the world's new economy, fewer people are vacationing, and so unemployment is rising. With the rise of unemployment come the side effects.

Guatemala High School & College Age Spring Break Mission Trips

This is no regular college Spring break mission trip. We need you! Mission Discovery takes you to the second poorest country in Central America. There you will serve in one or all of three locations. Daily you'll be a part of a vital construction project. Teams in the past have built homes, laid block for a classroom at a school, delivered Eco-Water Filters to provide pure drinking water, painted a school, help care for disabled children at a nearby orphanage and even lead a sports event at a public school!

White River, AZ

The White Mountain Apache reservation consists of 1.67 million acres (over 2,600 square miles) in east-central Arizona. It ranges in elevation from 2,600 feet in the Salt River Canyon to over 11,400 feet at the top of Mount Baldy. It includes some of the richest wildlife habitats in the state, and more than 400 miles of streams. It is home to some of the most picturesque scenery in Arizona. With all this beauty, one can overlook the extreme poverty and hopelessness that the Apache experience on a daily basis.

Hurricane Sandy Adult & College Age Group Mission Trips

The eighteenth named storm and tenth hurricane of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season, Sandy was the largest Atlantic hurricane on record, as measured by diameter, with winds spanning 1,100 miles (1,800 km).[4][5] Sandy is estimated in early calculations to have caused damage of at least $20 billion (2012 USD).[6] Preliminary estimates of losses that include business interruption surpass $50 billion (2012 USD), which, if confirmed, would make it the second-costliest Atlantic hurricane in history,[7] behind only Hurricane Katrina.(1)

Spanish Wells, Bahamas Mission Trips

Join us on the beautiful, small island of Spanish Wells, Bahamas! You will be serving two communities of Haitian refugees who fled from Haiti due to economic, social and natural disaster reasons. Ministries will include education for children and adults, sports programs, swimming lessons, and bible camps. Since the island is surrounded by incredible pink sand beaches and coral reefs, our ministries are centered on outdoor activities using God's natural creation as our classroom! On your day off you may go fishing, snorkeling or relax on the beach.

Colorado Flood Relief Mission Trips

Windriver Ranch is a world-class Christian dude ranch in Estes Park, Colorado. The staff and amazing team at Windriver have significant impact on countless lives and families every year. They specialize in camps for couples, families, single moms, wounded veterans, military chaplains, pastors and missionaries.

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