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July 2017 Summer Service Trip - Camp Canaan

Volunteers for this trip will have the opportunity to work with a group of Project Canaan Children all week as we bring "Camp Canaan" to the kids.  This camp would work like a Vacation Bible School for the kids with the following camp activities:  baking, crafts, tractor rides around the farm, reading time, outdoor games, little theater/song/dance, and preparing banners and food to take out for celebrations with our partner churches on Saturday and Sunday.  For those who are more interested in work projects on the farm, there are opportunities available in that aspect as well.  Especially in need are those people with carpentry skills and medical skills (dentistry included).  An optional safari at Hlane Game Park will be made available to those who wish to go as well as an optional outing with the children to the Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary.

The trip cost will include the ground costs of $1,650 PLUS the airline ticket cost if you are booking your ticket through Heart for Africa.  The total trip cost below reflects round trip airfare from Atlanta (or STL-ATL-JNB) to Johannesburg.  Heart for Africa can arrange a feeder flight into Atlanta for an additional cost.  To make arrangements for flights into Atlanta please contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Julie Wilkerson, at julie@heartforafrica.org after you register for the trip. 

  • If you have a preference as to which church community you would like to serve in please let us know upon registration and we will do our best to accommodate your request. Requests will be taken in order and will depend on the number of total trip participants.
If making your travel arrangements through Heart for Africa, you will depart the United States on July 15th and arrive in Johannesburg, South Africa on July 16th.  At the conclusion of the trip, you will depart South Africa July 24th and arrive in the United States on July 25th. 

Self Bookers (No airfare through Heart for Africa)

If you are self-booking your airfare,you will need to coordinate your arrival and departure in South Africa with Heart for Africa in order to join the rest of the team.

Please include in the"I'm traveling with:" field on the registration form any notes for Heart for Africa including the church where you would like to serve, if you have a preference.

The costs of the trips include lodging, meals, supplies, ground transportation,administrative fees and airfare (if you have elected for Heart forAfrica to arrange the air portion of your trip).  Due to cost and exchange rate adjustments, any remaining funds will go toward general support of the mission.
Trip Details
Travel Dates:
July 15, 2017 to July 25, 2017
Trip Cost:
City of Departure Airline Available Seats Total Cost
Atlanta Delta 0 $3,580
No Airfare Through Heart for Africa None 0 $1,650
STL-ATL-JNB Delta 0 $3,800
Funding Deadlines:
You may register today with a deposit of $250
First Funding Deadline:
Account balance of $1000 no later than March 17, 2017
Second Funding Deadline:
Account balance of $2500 no later than May 06, 2017
Final Funding Deadline:
Fully funded account no later than June 05, 2017
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Registration Information
  To register for this trip, please click the register button and complete the registration form. You will need to make a minimum deposit of $250 to secure your registration. Minimum deposit will depend on the registration and funding dates. Once you have registered, you will receive an email that includes your Participant ID and other important information. Be sure to print this email for your records.  
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