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Winnipeg, Manitoba (Special Needs) Covenant CRC

Date and Price

  • Availability: OPEN
  • Date: 07/14/2018 - 07/19/2018
  • Early Rate: $360 USD before April 1
  • Regular Rate: $410 USD after April 1
  • Capacity: 15

Service Projects

A variety of work sites will be arranged that will be accessible and adapted to the skill levels of our participants. In the past these sites included

  • sorting at thrift stores
  • the food bank
  • landscaping
  • support at senior’s centres

Location and directions

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Transportation

School buses and private vehicles will be used for transportation.

Registration fees do NOT include transportation to and from the sites. Each youth missionary group must provide vehicle(s) and adult driver(s) (typically small group leaders) to transport an equal number of youth participants during the duration of the mission experience regardless of whether you fly or drive to the site. The vehicles you bring will be used to transport small youth missionary groups to the work site each day, so 12-passenger vans or mini-vans are preferred. Cars do not facilitate the transportation of an entire small group in one vehicle, so please do not bring them. If you wish to bring a bus, please check with the Host Team to see if this is acceptable before you make arrangements. If your group is unable to provide van transportation, please have a youth leader call Youth Unlimited to discuss options and additional charges.

Nearest Airport

Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport. Please DO NOT book airfare until you have received written confirmation from Youth Unlimited that you have been placed at this site.

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Site Description

Covenant Christian Reformed Church is situated in the north-east corner of Winnipeg, MB, a vibrant, diverse city along the Red and the Assiniboine Rivers. Covenant is a multi-generational congregation with programs that range from nursery to activities for seniors. There is an active Friendship Ministries group and also a focus on outreach into the community. Covenant has taken a break from hosting Special Needs SERVE for a few years but we are excited to be doing it again and look forward to a rewarding time in the summer of 2018.

At this site, all special needs participants are partnered with a mentor who will walk alongside them through worship, devotions, work sites, fun activities and more! 

Facilities

Covenant Christian Reformed Church is an accessible building that is fully air-conditioned. The teams will be sleeping in classrooms and all meals will in the church. Students will be taken each day to Calvin Christian Collegiate for showers. Special dietary needs will be meet.

Day Away

Winnipeg has a wide variety of activities and parks in the area. Instead of one day away, there will be shorter outings that better fit the needs of those attending.

Mentors

As a mentor, you will be partnered with someone with special needs for the week. You will walk alongside them through worship, devotions, work sites, fun activities and more! The registration cost for mentors is $115 USD. Want more information about being a Mentor? Please contact the Youth Unlimited office at missions@youthunlimited.org for more details.

Facebook: Winnipeg Special Needs SERVE

Speaker: Shellie Power

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