July 7 - 29, 2018



* This includes food, housing, transportation, medical insurance, t-shirt, and most ministry supplies. It does NOT include flights. The price listed is tentative. It will be confirmed by the end of September.

Application Deadline

May 12, 2018

Status Update



Ecuador 2018 is open for registration! This team tends to fill up quickly, so if you’re hoping to go in 2018, the sooner you can get your application in, the better.

Team Activities

In Ecuador, your entire day, every day, becomes an opportunity to demonstrate what you teach as you live life with the Ecuadorians. The first week of the trip the team will work with two churches in Quito, putting on kids’ programs. The second week will be based in Esmeraldas, working with the kids in small coastal villages. Poverty and broken families are hallmarks of this area and the children are hungry for love, acceptance, and attention. The third week, in Same (pronounced SAH-may – also on the coast), the team will be the activities directors for a camp, running the games, crafts, stories, skits, and beach time in a relaxed setting that allows for relationship-building and discipleship. In addition to the children’s program, the trip is also an awesome opportunity to invest in the lives of your translators and other young people from the churches who work alongside the team.

Info Packet

Team Leadership

  • Liz Team Leader

    Me in 12 words or less…
    Adventure in overdrive. Life in a carry-on suitcase.

  • Micah Cavanaugh Team Leader

    Me in 12 words or less…
    The original inspiration for Buckey.

  • Philip Team Leader

    Me in 12 words or less…
    Life is adventure; live every moment to the fullest!


  • At least 16 years old (15 if traveling with an older sibling)
  • Genuinely saved
  • In agreement with the Global Encounters statement of faith
  • Previous ministry experience with kids and teens is helpful, but not required.

Contact us to let us that know you are interested and we will keep you updated on the details.



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