Young Life Expeditions Alumni & Friends Encounters

Introducing Encounters!

Young Life Alumni & Friends and Young Life Expeditions present EncountersA few spectacular Expeditions planned each year to give folks with a Young Life connection, past or present, the opportunity to go, see and engage with Young Life at a bucket list destination. Join us!

2017 Encounters

Holy Land:     Our Holy Land Encounter 2017 was amazing! We'll be doing another Holy Land Encounter in early 2019.  You can read about the 2017 itinerary below and we'll have information out in late 2017 to sign up for the next trip. 

Follow in the footsteps of Jesus in the Holy Land. This once-in-a-lifetime tour will include fascinating, Young Life-style teaching, and an insider’s look at historical and biblical sites. You’ll get a beautiful glimpse into Young Life Israel and Palestine, and be transformed by your time with Young Life leaders, kids and staff. >>Learn more

St. Petersburg: May 6-17  CLOSED for 2017. Tour the magnificent city of St. Petersburg, Russia, and witness the incredible 20-year ministry of Young Life Russia. Our staff will guide your experience at the Hermitage, the White Palace, the Mikhailovsky Ballet and other historic sites. And you'll see firsthand how our joyful leaders pour themselves into kids through discipleship, community and adventure!
>>Learn more

Tanzania: July 8-22  Partner in community outreach with Tanzanian staff and leaders in a remote Maasai village, where Young Life has a lively and growing ministry. In addition, you'll have the option to join a Safari Trip to the Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti or Climb Mt. Kilimanjaro, to the top of Africa at 19,430 feet. >>Learn more


Please note: Deposits on Encounters are non-refundable. Once final payments are made, trip costs are non-refundable as well. The only exception would be if Young Life cancels the trip. We highly recommend purchasing pre-trip cancellation coverage within 21 days of deposit. Young Life provides complimentary travel protection through Travelex during your trip and you can learn about our coverage here
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