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MVPC
2025 Mission Trip
Yucatan Peninsula Mission

January 28 - February 4, 2025

Yucatan Peninsula Mission

YPM is committed to serving the needs of the Mayan/Mexican people in the Zona Maya region of the Yucatan Peninsula. Incorporated as a not-for-profit in both the US and Mexico, YPM provides opportunities for positive change to children, adults, families, and communities in the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico -- through service projects, education, health care, cultural exchange, and spiritual support.

Information

Where:

The base of YPM is located in Leona Vicario, Quintana Roo, Mexico, (about 35 minutes SW of Cancun) and is equipped to host groups of up to 40 people. YPM provides safe and delicious meals, sleeping accommodations in hammocks or beds, and all in-country transportation.

When:

January 28 – February 4, 2025 (Tuesday to Tuesday)

With Who:

Teaming up with Northminster Presbyterian Church in Peoria, IL

 

Doing What:

We will be helping with construction more than likely – BUT all levels of experience and ability are welcome!

Cost:      

TOTAL $1220 - $2000 per person

YPM Charges          $700                      This is transportation, lodging, food, materials, etc

                                                          Tips are not included for Hosts & Chefs

 

Airfare                   $520 - $1000          Roundtrip ticket (depends when booking) looking at United

Extras on You                                      1 Dinner out; Ice Cream; Snacks; Souvenirs

What Need To Bring:

  • Passport

  • Clothes

  • Work Clothes

 

Typical Week:

Day 1           Travel to YPM

Day 2 - 4      Work Site   9am to 2pm (break for Lunch) ½ Day on Day 3 for celebration

Day 5           Tour University ; Tour Water Treatment Plant

Day 6           Church, Local Fun, Shopping & Dinner out

Day 7           Beach & Shopping

Day 8           Travel Home

 

DEADLINES:

Sign-Up Form + $100 Deposit       August 1, 2024 - 

$350 Payment                            September 1, 2024

$350 Payment                            October 1, 2024

$350 Payment                            November 1, 2024

Balance Due                               December 1, 2024

 

TEAM MEETINGS:

September 15, 2024    11:15am at MVPC Meeting Room 1

January 5, 2025          11:15am at MVPC Meeting Room 1

 

QUESTIONS:

Christy Smith 

Digital Communications Coordinator / Director of Student Ministries

Mission Trip Coordinator

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