HYC SITES AND INFORMATION

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“GO AND DO LIKEWISE!":
2017 REGISTRATION OPEN

“Which of these three do you think was a neighbor to the man who fell into the hands of robbers?”  The expert in the law replied, ‘The one who had mercy on him.’ Jesus told him, ‘Go and do likewise.’” - Luke 10:36-37

Come and serve on HOPE Youth Corps and HOPE ww Volunteer Corps! We have exciting trips planned throughout the year in 2017.

U.S. and Canadian participants have to be 18 or older if travelling outside of their country, unless accompanied by a chaperone over the age of 21. Non-U.S./Canadian citizens can travel anywhere from the age of 15. Children under 15 are welcome to accompany their parents on our Volunteer Corps (please see specific minimum age restrictions in site descriptions below).



HOPE Youth Corps/Volunteer Corps APPLICATION & PAYMENT 

 CLICK HERE TO APPLY FOR 2017 SITES NOW

CLICK HERE TO PAY YOUR APPLICATION DEPOSIT

CLICK HERE TO SUPPORT THE HYC SCHOLARSHIP FUND

A few important notes about payment:  You are required to pay a $300 deposit in order for us to process your application. Once you are accepted into the program, that deposit becomes non-refundable and is credited toward your participation fee. 

Please contact Mandy Goins, International Volunteer Programs Coordinator, at hyc@hopeww.org or 484-586-3611 with any questions.


HYC SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

The HYC Program awards scholarships to a limited number of candidates that demonstrate financial need and/or the ability to play a specific role on behalf of the program (Ex. Skilled videographer or photographer).  Scholarships are for teens and college students, and will not cover all fees for the program.  Candidates will still be responsible for raising additional funds necessary to participate in the program. 

Please complete the scholarship application and submit completed applications to  hyc@hopeww.org .  

Scholarship Application versions:  Word Doc and PDF

  2017 PROGRAMS

June/July/August Sites

U.S. Sites:

Alaska 1 HOPE Youth Corps (FULL - THIS SITE IS NOW CLOSED FOR APPLICATIONS) 
Type of site: HOPE Youth Corps is open to teens age 15 and over, campus students and singles
Focus of the site: Sustainable agriculture and mentoring. If you love the outdoors and nature and are a bit of a free spirit, this might very well be the trip for you. You will learn to be self-motivated and dig deep into your own reasons for following Christ. If you thrive on structure and lots of nurturing, then this may not be a good fit for you. Other trips, such as the Dallas or Philadelphia HYC, will provide a more traditional and structured environment. This trip is for the more adventurous types!
Dates: June 12-25, 2017
Price (in US dollars): $1,080 plus flights 
Deadline for registration and payment: May 1 
CLICK HERE FOR A MORE DETAILED PROGRAM DESCRIPTION AND VIDEO   
Hawaii HOPE Youth Corps (FULL - THIS SITE IS NOW CLOSED FOR APPLICATIONS)
Type of site: HOPE Youth Corps is open to teens 16 and older, and campus students (note the minimum age requirement)
Focus of the site: Mentoring of at-risk youth at a homeless shelter, building, sustainable agriculture, volunteering at a nursing home
Dates:
June 12-22, 2017
Price (in US dollars):
$1,310 plus flights
Deadline for registration and payment:
May 1
CLICK HERE FOR A MORE DETAILED PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Philadelphia Track 1 HOPE Youth Corps/Volunteer Corps (FULL - THIS SITE IS NOW CLOSED FOR APPLICATIONS) 
Type of site:HOPE Youth Corps/Volunteer Corps is open to teens age 15 and over, campus students, singles and families (children have to be at least 8 years old) 
Focus of site:One of the most dynamic and life-changing HYCs — serving the inner-city youth of Philadelphia with the celebrated Camp Miracles program and newly launched Sports Camp, run by disciple athletes from all over the Kingdom and members from a very special guest professional team.  
Dates:June 17-29, 2017 
Price (in US dollars):$1,080 ($840 for preteens and teens between the ages of 8 to 14 if accompanied by a parent) plus flights 
Deadline for registration and payment:May 1
CLICK HERE FOR A MORE DETAILED PROGRAM DESCRIPTION 

Dallas HOPE Youth Corps (FULL - THIS SITE IS NOW CLOSED FOR APPLICATIONS) 
Type of site:HOPE Youth Corps is open to teens age 15 and over, and campus students  
Focus of the site:Saturday Academy-type of youth mentoring. The Dallas HYC is one of our most trusted and experienced sites, having run this program for well over 10 years. If this is your first HYC, Dallas may be a good fit! 
Dates:July 10-22, 2017 
Price (in US dollars):$ 1,140 plus flights 
Deadline for registration and payment:June 1
CLICK HERE FOR A MORE DETAILED PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Alaska 2 HOPE Youth Corps (FULL - THIS SITE IS NOW CLOSED FOR APPLICATIONS) 
Type of site:HOPE Youth Corps is open to teens age 15 and over, campus students and singles 
Focus of the site:Sustainable agriculture and mentoring. If you love the outdoors and nature and are a bit of a free spirit, this might very well be the trip for you. You will learn to be self-motivated and dig deep into your own reasons for following Christ. If you thrive on structure and lots of nurturing, then this may not be a good fit for you. Other trips, such as the Dallas or Philadelphia HYC, will provide a more traditional and structured environment. This trip is for the more adventurous types! 
Dates:July 17-30, 2017 
Price (in US dollars):$1,080 plus flights 
Deadline for registration and payment: June 1 
CLICK HERE FOR A MORE DETAILED PROGRAM DESCRIPTION AND VIDEO 

Philadelphia Track 2 HOPE Youth Corps  (FULL - THIS SITE IS NOW CLOSED FOR APPLICATIONS)
Type of site:HOPE Youth Corps is open to teens age 15 and over, and campus students 
Focus of the site:Service in inner-city Philadelphia and mentoring at HOPE for Kids camp 
Dates:July 22-August 3, 2017 
Price (in US dollars):$1,080 plus flights 
Deadline for registration and payment:June 1
CLICK HERE FOR A MORE DETAILED PROGRAM DESCRIPTION 

Chicago HOPE Youth Corps (CLOSED FOR FEMALE APPLICANTS; ONLY ACCEPTING MALE APPLICATIONS)
Type of site:HOPE Youth Corps is open to teens age 15 and over, and campus students  
Focus of the site:Community service, mentoring of youth, construction projects and community gardens 
Dates:August 7-17, 2017 
Price (in US dollars):$1,080 plus flights 
Deadline for registration and payment:July 1
CLICK HERE FOR A MORE DETAILED PROGRAM DESCRIPTION AND VIDEO

Non-U.S. Sites:

Ukraine HOPE Youth Corps/Singles Corps (FULL - THIS SITE IS NOW CLOSED FOR APPLICATIONS)
Type of site: This trip is aimed at the "younger” singles in their 20s and 30s, as the Ukraine singles ministry is a relatively young group. Young married couples (no children) are also welcome on this trip. Now also open to campus students, 18 years old and older!   
Focus of the site: Service to refugees, seniors, school students and the Kiev Church (25th anniversary of the Kiev Church and singles conference) 
Dates: June 1-13, 2017 
Price (in US dollars): $1,135 plus flights (cost includes travel insurance and travel medical insurance coverage) 
Deadline for registration and payment: May 1 
CLICK HERE FOR A MORE DETAILED PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
   
Indonesia HOPE Youth Corps/Singles Corps (FULL - THIS SITE IS NOW CLOSED FOR APPLICATIONS) 
Type of site:HOPE Youth Corps is open to teens, campus students and singles 
Focus of the site:Community service in and around Jakarta 
Dates:June 9-22, 2017 
Price (in US dollars):$1,165 plus flights (cost includes travel insurance and travel medical insurance coverage) 
Deadline for registration and payment:May 1 

Vancouver HOPE Youth Corps  (FULL - THIS SITE IS NOW CLOSED FOR APPLICATIONS) 
Type of site:HOPE Youth Corps is open to teens age 15 and over, and campus students  
Focus of the site:Service at a homeless shelter 
Dates:July 3-13, 2017 
Price (in US dollars):$1,205 plus flights (cost includes travel insurance and travel medical insurance coverage) 
Deadline for registration and payment:June 1 
Bolivia HOPE Youth Corps/Singles Corps  (FULL - THIS SITE IS NOW CLOSED FOR APPLICATIONS) 
Type of site: HOPE Youth Corps is open to teens, campus students and singles  
Focus of site:Community service in La Paz with H ww programs 
Dates:July 7-18, 2017 
Price (in US dollars):$1,155 plus flights (cost includes travel insurance and travel medical insurance coverage) 
Deadline for registration and payment: June 1 
Hungary HOPE Youth Corps/Volunteer Corps  (FULL - THIS SITE IS NOW CLOSED FOR APPLICATIONS) 
Type of site:HOPE Youth Corps/Volunteer Corps is open to all (teens, campus, singles, marrieds and families) 
Focus of the site:Community service, renovations, working at homeless shelter, teaching English in a rural school 
Dates:July 7-22, 2017 (one week in Budapest, one week in a rural site) 
Price (in US dollars):$1,055 plus flights (cost includes travel insurance and travel medical insurance coverage) 
Deadline for registration and payment:June 1 
   
Haiti HOPE Youth Corps  (FULL - THIS SITE IS NOW CLOSED FOR APPLICATIONS) 
Type of site:HOPE Youth Corps for participants age 18 and over (open to older teens, campus students and a few singles) **All participants must be at least 18 years old within 3 months of the trip - no chaperone exceptions for this site.** 
Focus of the site:Hurricane rehabilitation in Les Cayes 
Dates:July 11-25, 2017 
Price (in US dollars):$1,195 plus flights (cost includes travel insurance and travel medical insurance coverage) 
Deadline for registration and payment:June 1 
Zambia HOPE Youth Corps/Volunteer Corps  (FULL - THIS SITE IS NOW CLOSED FOR APPLICATIONS) 
Type of site:HOPE Youth Corps/Volunteer Corps is open to all (teens, campus, singles, marrieds and families with teens or preteens/minimum age of 8) 
Focus of the site:Teaching, renovations, building 
Dates:July 16-30, 2017 (plus an optional extension to go and see Victoria Falls at an additional cost/see site description) 
Price (in US dollars):$1,135 plus flights (cost includes travel insurance and travel medical insurance coverage) 
Deadline for registration and payment:June 1 

Cambodia Medical Corps (FULL - THIS SITE IS NOW CLOSED FOR APPLICATIONS) 
Type of site:HOPEww Singles Corps for medical professionals, but also open to medical students and other medical professionals (married or not) 
Focus of the site:Medical service in Cambodia (see site description) 
Dates:August 11-24, 2017 
Price (in US dollars):$1,225 plus flights (cost includes travel insurance and travel medical insurance coverage) 
Deadline for registration and payment:July 1
    December 2017 Sites
    U.S. Site:
    Daytona Beach Christmas HOPE Youth Corps/Volunteer Corps
    Type of site: HOPE Youth Corps/Volunteer Corps is open to all (teens, campus, singles, marrieds and families - children should be at least 8 years old if they come with their parents) 
    Focus of the site: Mentoring at-risk youth and foster children in outdoor activities, including water sports 
    Dates: Dec 21-31, 2017 
    Price (in US dollars): $1,040 plus flights 
    Deadline for registration and payment: Dec 1
      Non-U.S. Site:
      Philippines Ormoc City Christmas HOPE Youth Corps/Volunteer Corps 
      Type of site: HOPE Youth Corps/Volunteer Corps is open to all (teens, campus, singles, marrieds and families) 
      Focus of the site: Typhoon rehabilitation work 
      Dates: Dec 16-29, 2017 
      Price (in US dollars): $1,135 plus flights (cost includes travel insurance and travel medical insurance coverage) 
      Deadline for registration and payment: Dec 1

      Cambodia Christmas HOPE Youth Corps/Volunteer Corps
      Type of site:HOPE Youth Corps/Volunteer Corps is open to all (teens, campus, singles, married, and families) 
      Focus of the site: Community service in and around Phnom Penh 
      Dates: Dec 17-30, 2017 
      Price (in US dollars): $1,115 plus flights (cost includes travel insurance and travel medical insurance coverage) 
      Deadline for registration and payment: Dec 1 

      Nepal Christmas HOPE Youth Corps/Volunteer Corps
      Type of site: HOPE Youth Corps/Volunteer Corps is open to all (teens, campus, singles, marrieds and families) 
      Focus of the site: Teaching, renovating/building, earthquake rehabilitation 
      Dates: Dec 18, 2017 - Jan 1, 2018 
      Price (in US dollars): $1,165 plus flights (cost includes travel insurance and travel medical insurance coverage) 
      Deadline for registration and Payment: Dec 1
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