Timeline

All Summer Expeditions: February 1, 2018

Christmas Expedition:  June 1, 2018

Registration opens at 10:00 a.m. Central (U.S.)

Complete registration form and submit $300 deposit.
If all spaces are full, please follow instructions provided on the registration form to add your name to the waitlist. Spaces frequently become available.

60 days prior to expedition departure

Registration closes on this date or when all expedition spots are filled.

We encourage you to register early in order for us to assign you to a humanitarian team prior to the expedition. This will allow you to prepare beforehand in order to maximize your experience while there.

60 days prior to expedition departure

The remainder of the expedition fee and paperwork are due by this date.

(We appreciate your paying the full amount as soon after registering as possible.)

Post-Registration

WHAT HAPPENS AFTER REGISTRATION CLOSES?

Once you have submitted your online registration and deposit, you will need to do the following:


Pay the remaining balance of the expedition fee.
Provide a copy of your passport, FHe Waiver Form, and Medical information Sheet.

Provide details of your international flight itinerary
(see travel dates below) via email or regular mail.
Provide proof of your medical evacuation insurance.
(This can be purchased online for approximately $20).

Book Your Flight

Participants will be expected to arrive and depart as follows:

GUATEMALA

  • International flight arrival to La Aurora International Airport (GUA) by 5:00 p.m. on June 30, 2018 for summer and December 27, 2018 for Christmas.
  • International flight departure from La Aurora International Airport (GUA) anytime on July 8, 2018 for summer and January 5, 2019 for Christmas.
  • The final night is July 7, 2018 and check-out of the hotel is on July 8, 2018 for summer – January 4, 2019 and January 5, 2019 for Christmas.

UGANDA

  • International flight arrival to Entebbe International Airport (EBB) anytime on June 16, 2018.
  • International flight departure from Entebbe International Airport (EBB) anytime 4:00pm or later on June 26, 2018.
  • Expeditioners who aren’t able to schedule flights until the morning of June 27, 2018 will have a Hotel room provided.

KENYA

  • International flight arrival to Nairobi International Airport (NBO) anytime on July 28, 2018.
  • International flight departure from Nairobi International Airport (NBO) anytime 4:00pm or later on August 7, 2018.
  • Expeditioners who aren’t able to schedule flights until the morning of August 8, 2018 will have a Hotel room provided.

Conference Calls

Orientation calls will be arranged to provide you with more details about the expedition. You will be contacted via email with details. For those participating in workshops or clinics, separate conference calls may be held to discuss needs and expectations.

Timeline Countdown

  • Send in documentation and expedition fee
    (see above)
  • Participate in orientation conference call (times and dates vary)

  • Ensure you have sufficient spending money
  • Gather important documents
    (e.g. passport, airline ticket, notarized form for minors under 18)
  • Participate in Orientation conference call (dates and times vary)
  • Shop for items needed
  • Begin packing