Teen Applications

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

Important Dates

Feb 28 and/or 29

Parent Meeting
March 19 ** Mandatory

Retreat 1
April 14-15 ** Mandatory ($500 due)

May 21 ** Mandatory

Retreat 2
August 4-5 ** Mandatory ($1,500 due)

Sunday Meetings
April 23
April 30
June 11
July 9
July 30
September 10
September 24
October 8

Parent Meeting
October. 22 **Mandatory

Packing Day
November 4 ** Mandatory

November 16 - December 1
(subject to change based on flight schedule)

Unpacking day
December 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!

Say Hello

Questions? Want to help us? Drop us an email!
  • Youth Making a Difference
    2493 W. Landau Lane
    South Jordan, UT 84095
  • 801-699-3462
  • info[at]ymad.org