DATES: TRIPS AVAILABLE MAY-AUGUST • AGE: 16-19*

*NOTE: ATHENS AND LESVOS ARE AGES 18-19 ONLY

As a partner program of HEFY, Youth Refugee Coalition is in its third year conducting trips amongst refugees. The mission of YRC is to provide an opportunity for young adults to respond to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint's call to participate in the assistance of refugees around the world. 

Like HEFY, we accept two Parent Coaches to join us on each YRC trip.

Locations:

Lesvos, Greece

Highlights include: Working in two different refugee camps providing music and art therapy. Weekend excursions to visit Athens, taking a ferry to Turkey, and exploring the island of Lesvos. Volunteers will attend the English branch of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Athens. On their way home, they will visit the Statue of Liberty and immigration museum and attend the Manhattan Temple in New York City.

Athens, Greece

Highlights include: Work in refugee camps in Athens, home to refugees of 26 different nationalities. Weekend excursions to Santorini and exploring Biblical and historical sites in Athens. Volunteers will attend the English branch of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Athens. On their way home, they will visit the Statue of Liberty and immigration museum and attend the Manhattan Temple in New York City.

Amman, Jordan

Highlights include: Work with Syrian, Sudanese, and Palestinian refugees. Weekend excursions to Petra, glamping in Wadi Rum and visiting Biblical sites which include the River Jordan and the Dead Sea. Volunteers will attend church at the English branch on Fridays, which is customary in Jordan. On their way home, they will visit the Statue of Liberty and immigration museum and attend the Manhattan Temple in New York City.

Lilongwe, Malawi

Highlights include: Work at a refugee camp in the Dzaleka refugee camp. Weekend excursions include an African Safari and swimming and kayaking in Malawi Lake. Volunteers will attend church in Lilongwe (the capital of Malawi). Evenings will be spent enjoying cultural activities with local members. On their way home, they will visit the Statue of Liberty and immigration museum and attend the Manhattan Temple in New York City.

 

Registration for 2020 will be open on October 14th, 2019. Create an HEFY account to get on our mailing list! Check out the Registration Guide and Trip Comparison Chart on the HEFY homepage for more details on registration.

  

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