Ready to Experience the Adventure of a Lifetime?

With Group’s Lifetree Adventures, you have the opportunity to travel in the US and internationally and experience life change. In partnership with local missionaries serving cultures where they live, you will see God moving powerfully. You’ll engage in friendship: with others and with God. You truly will experience the adventure of a lifetime. Here’s what we mean…

Explore the Caribbean with Lifetree Adventures in the Dominican Republic in 2019!

You’ll serve in partnership with a long-term missionary family on outreach projects like children’s ministry, construction, volunteering at a medical clinic, and prayer ministry. With its lush rainforests, sunny coastline, and Latin culture, it’s an adventure waiting to happen!

While tourism is alive and well today, a high unemployment rate means many locals suffer from both material and spiritual poverty.

Along with Lifetree Adventures, you’ll have an opportunity to serve in partnership with a long-term missionary family.

You’ll work on outreach projects most needed by “the least of these” in the Dominican Republic kids and/or seniors, construction, a medical and dental clinic, clean water, and prayer ministry. Serve in exciting Dominican Republic with Lifetree Adventures in 2019!

Known for its diverse culture and delicious seafood, the port of Guayaquil is Ecuador’s largest city. The famous Parque Historico holds lush gardens, historic pastel-colored houses, and animals native to the country. For those looking for more outdoor adventures, snow-topped volcanoes offer hiking and biking trails, and the Amazon jungle holds wildlife watching, horseback riding, and paragliding.

Ecuador is a mixing pot of cultures. And while the official language is Spanish, you may hear up to 10 native languages as you travel through the country. Afro-Ecuadorians are famous for their marimba music and dance festivals.

Although Ecuador has seen its days of political unrest, it’s currently one of the safest countries in South America.

On your Lifetree Adventure to Ecuador you’ll live and work side by side with a local family! Here, you’ll help a hillside community of approximately 30,000 residents prepare for the upcoming rainy season by helping with construction projects, putting in water systems, and building much-needed bathroom facilities. Serve in exciting Ecuador with Lifetree Adventures in 2019!

In 2009, Budget Travel Magazine named Owego the “Coolest Small Town in America.” Two years later it was devastated by a catastrophic flood.

Today you’d hardly know it as you walk down picturesque Lake Street, passing a variety of unique shops. Founded on the banks of the lazy Susquehanna River in 1787, the village of Owego is surrounded by the soft green mountains of upstate New York. Life feels good here.

People greet each other warmly on the streets—and strangers are welcomed.

But the sad truth is that poverty has always stalked the “Southern Tier” of New York. While other Empire State communities prospered, the economy here has always revolved around small farms and timber—translation: hard work and low pay.

There was a brief fling with better times in the 1960s and 70s, when a large tech firm built a plant that provided hundreds of good-paying jobs—but today the firm and the jobs are gone. Bring hope and help where one child in five lives in a food-insecure home.

So join us in Owego! Pick out your own adventure of service.

With Lifetree Adventures, whether you’re painting a house yellow, making a group of kids tickled pink, or lifting a lonely old lady out of the blues, you’ll be filling lives with the color of Jesus through your daily service experiences. And when you team up with Lifetree Adventures, all you need to do is show up ready to serve. We take care of all the details—setup, lodging, meals, materials for projects, work descriptions, programming, and more.

Group’s Lifetree Adventures youth mission experiences give you an unforgettable week of service AND discipleship. It’s a one-of-a-kind adventure where you can see God at work around you and through you. You’ll return home not just a changed person, but a truly transformed one.

At Group’s Lifetree Adventures our passion is creating service experiences to help people grow in their relationships with Jesus and each other. It’s more than a moment, it’s a mindset. We are continually humbled by God’s transforming work through this organization. After forty years, one constant remains true; we strongly believe in providing opportunities for teenagers to grow closer to Jesus through serving others, either in their own backyard or halfway across the globe. Group’s legacy of lasting impact continues.

After 40 years, Group has had more than 450,000 participants who have logged in more than 13 million volunteer hours.

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