Now accepting applications for the Fall 2022 teen expedition. Applications are due March 6, 2022.

Teen Applications

Thank you for your interest in participating in the Youth Making a Difference program!

Important Dates

March 8

Parent Meeting
March 20 ** Mandatory

Retreat 1
April 15-16 ** Mandatory

Retreat 2
Aug. 5-6** Mandatory

Sunday Meetings
April 24
May 1
May 14 – Workday ** Mandatory
May 22
June 12
July 10
July 31
Sept. 11
Sept. 25
Oct. 9
Nov 13

Parent Meeting
Oct. 23 **Mandatory

Packing Day
Nov. 5 ** Mandatory

Nov. 17-Dec. 3 (subject to change based on flight schedule)

Unpacking day
Dec. 10 ** Mandatory

Return Celebration
TBD ** Mandatory

Program Eligibility:

Participation is limited to sophomores and juniors in high school.


Program Requirements:

All participants are required to be current on the COVID-19 immunization.
Participants are required to fundraise $3900 to participate on the expedition.

  • Included in the program cost
    • Leadership Training Course and Program Supplies
    • Flights and in-Country Travel
    • Lodging and Meals in India
    • Evacuation Insurance
  • Additional cost to participants
    • Valid Passport
    • Indian Entry Visa
    • Personal Travel Supplies
    • Spending and Travel Money
  • Additional Expectations
    • Attend Leadership Training
    • Participate in two Overnight Retreats
    • Participate in two Workdays
    • Participate in two Parent Meetings — 1 parent or legal guardian is required to attend
    • Adherence to the Code of Conduct

    Before Applying:

    • Take a Selfie! You will be required to upload a current picture of yourself.
    • Check your schedule! Look at the leadership training dates and mandatory retreats and workdays. We expect full participation.
    • You will be asked to pay an application fee and schedule an interview. We look forward to meeting you!

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