USA (MNN) — You can open a young person's eyes to tribal outreach and never even leave the United States. It's called the Wayumi Expedition–a summer camp for students at the New Tribes Mission campus in Pennsylvania.
It helps kids discover how they can be a part of reaching isolated people groups who have never heard the Gospel. Expedition is designed for students in grades 9-12, giving them a chance to experience missions in a new, cool way, enjoy fun with their peers (like any camp), "rough it" in Jungle Camp, and visit NTM's tribal village.
It's a great missions experience for individuals or entire youth groups, including youth leaders who can serve as chaperones. New Tribes Mission staff takes care of all the details.
Wayumi Expedition costs $199 per person, which covers all expenses. Students may want to bring extra cash for the snack shop and bookstore.
A typical day at Wayumi Expedition begins with devotions and sessions on tribal missions. The students will learn about language, culture, Bible translation, and evangelism from veteran missionaries. Afternoons are dedicated to games and competitions which mesh with the things they learned in the morning. Of course, there will be tons of time for swimming, games, and other activities. Evenings are spent around the campfire singing and hearing the Word of God.
The weeks are filling up quickly as the Wayumi Expedition is designed for only 40 to 60 kids, but dates for 2014 are wide open. Click here to sign up your teen before it's too late.