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!

2018 Encounters

Dominican Republic Encounter​ - February 17 - 24, 2018.  
Tropical adventure in the Caribbean with Young Life in the dead of winter? Yes please! This Encounter will start with a couple of days of service both at Young Life’s amazing property Pico Escondido and in the local community of Jarabacoa and getting to know local leaders and kids.  The group will then embark with local Young Life friends discovering the world famous Samana Peninsula - complete with  whale watching excursions, waterfall hikes, snorkeling in crystal clear water and playing on isolated beaches. This is a great opportunity for families, couples or singles.  Sign ups now through November 1st so get signed up today!
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Galapagos Encounter - June 22 - 30, 2018.​
Come to Ecuador and the Galapagos islands to see God's amazing work and creativity.  On this Encounter you will have the opportunity to visit with the local Young Life staff and volunteers serving in Quito.  Then spend several days on the Galapagos Islands where you will snorkel, take a cruise around the islands visit the giant tortoise breeding center and see a volcano as well as marvel at the creativity of God's creation in one of the most diverse bisopheres on earth!

Young Life into Africa Encounter: July 7 - 21, 2018 or July 21 - August 4, 2018
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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