SLAM TRIPS

Students Learning About Mission (SLAM) Trips is a cross-cultural service and learning trip for youth groups, college-age groups and families, all within an indigenous paradigm. Slam Trips will focus on community service projects with a desire to see students come as learners to a different culture, and with a servant’s heart.

FOR: Middle School Students (completed 6th-8th grade)
DATE:
July 18-23
LOCATION: Yakama Reservation
COST: $400

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WHAT TO EXPECT

  • Service Projects such as chopping wood for elders, cleaning brush and garbage from yards, painting over graffiti and painting houses
  • Cultural Emersion such as a tour of the Yakama Nation Museum and Cultural center, cooking s'mores over a fire pit at a locals house, a reservation tour, learning how to set up a tee pee, swimming in the Yakama River, learning traditional Yakama games and learning traditional crafts such as bead-working, native necklaces and earrings, or making tule mats.

SCHEDULE

Sunday, July 18
5:00 PM Arrive
5:30 PM Dinner
6:30 PM Orientation
8:00 PM Free Time
11:30 PM Lights Out

Monday, July 19 - Thursday, July 22
7:30 AM Wake Up
8:00 AM Breakfast
9:15 AM Community Service
3:30 PM Showers and Free Time
5:30 PM Dinner
6:30 PM Immersion Activity
9:30pm Free Time
11:30pm Lights Out

Friday, July 23
7:00 AM Wake-Up
7:30 AM Breakfast
8:00 AM Load up/Clean Up
9:00 AM Depart

 

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