Upcoming Trips

Fall Break

  • Owsley County, KY | October 6-10, 2014
    Students will partner with the staff and volunteers at the Emma Quire Mission Center in Booneville to serve the people of this rural county in eastern Kentucky. During the days, we will be working in the mission center’s clothing closet and food pantry helping with organization and cleaning as well as food and clothing distribution. In the evenings, participants will have time to interact with people in the community, have devotions, relax, play, etc.

    This trip is open to all high school students. The cost is $275.
    Applications are currently available.

Spring Break

  • Local Day Trips | March 23-27, 2015
    Students will work with various local ministries in Louisville and Southern Indiana. Each day we will meet at CAI and travel together to a ministry partner in our area. We will spend the day landscaping, cooking and serving breakfast to our area’s homeless population, playing with international children, leading kids in Bible stories, cleaning up homeless camps, cleaning and organizing clothing ministries, etc. Students are encouraged to participate in all five of these trips, but sign up for each one individually which makes this option ideal for families that travel during part of the spring break time.

    These trips are open to all middle and high school students. The cost is nominal.
    Applications will be forthcoming.

Monday, 3/23—Exit 0 in Jeffersonville, IN
This trip is open to both MS and HS students.  The cost is $0.00
Exit Zero is a homeless ministry in Jeffersonville, IN.
We will depart from CAI at 12:30 pm and drive to Exit 0.
We will meet the director of Exit 0 and travel to homeless campsites.
We will spend a few hours cleaning the campsites.
We will return to CAI at 3:30 pm.
This will be dirty, humbling service.
(In case of rain, students will work in the Exit Zero warehouse.)

Tuesday, 3/24—Refuge Louisville in Louisville, KY
This trip is open to both MS and HS students.  The cost is $0.00
Refuge Louisville is a ministry primarily focused on the international refugee community in Louisville’s southend.  They do evangelistic ministry with children and teenagers, ESL classes, GED classes, host international church services, and etc.

We will depart from CAI at 2:30 pm.
We will travel to Refuge and have an orientation at 3:00 pm.
We will do cross cultural training and neighborhood outreach.
We will eat dinner consisting of international cuisine.
We will help with Refuge’s homework tutoring service at Carpenter Apartments.
We will return to CAI around 8:00 pm.
This will be a very fun ministry opportunity.

Thursday, 3/26—Louisville Rescue Mission in Louisville, KY
This trip will be open to both MS and HS students.  The cost is $0.00.
Louisville Rescue Mission (formerly Jefferson Street Baptist Center) is Louisville’s oldest gospel focused homeless shelter.  They provide day shelter services (showers, laundry, meals, post office, etc.) for many of Louisville’s homeless community and run a residential recovery program for several homeless men.

We will arrive at CAI at 5:30 am and drive to Jeff Street.
We will help set up the dining room, cook breakfast, serve breakfast, visit with the homeless residents, and help clean up afterwards.
We will return to CAI around 9:00 am.
This will be a humbling opportunity for many of our students.  This is an early morning trip.

Friday, 3/27—Choices for Women in New Albany, IN
This trip is open to both MS and HS students.  The cost is $0.00.
Choices is a crisis pregnancy center serving both women and men in Southern Indiana.  They provide 3D ultrasounds, pro-life and adoption counseling, STD testing and treatment, parenting classes, Bible studies, clothing, children’s supplies, and etc.

We will arrive at CAI at 8:00 am and travel to Choices.
We will help the staff at choices with cleaning, packing winter clothing and items, and unpacking and organizing spring/Summer clothing and items.
We will return to CAI at 12:00 noon.

  • La Paz, Honduras | March 21-30, 2015
    Students will partner with Pastor Luis and the Iglesia Evangélica de Santidad (Evangelical Holiness Church) in La Paz, Honduras. The main focus of this trip is evangelism and service. We will speak to groups of children in schools, serve children in orphanages, lead evangelism events at the police academy, deliver food to homeless people and participate in worship with the church. All of these activities are done with the hope of opening a door to speak to people about who Jesus is and what he has done for us so that we may offer them the hope of new life found in the gospel message.

    This trip is open to all high school students. The cost for this trip is around $1,600.
    Applications are currently available.

Summer

  • Poland | July 4-12, 2015
    Students will travel to Poland and work with PROeM Ministries. Our chief purpose is evangelism and service. We will stay at a protestant children’s camp run by PROeM. We will be working with the kids all week leading them in sports camp, art camp and English language acquisition. Students will also have opportunities to tour historical sites including the Nazi concentration camp, Auschwitz.

    This trip is open to all high school students. The cost for this trip will be around $2,200.
    Applications are currently available.
  • Western U. S. | Late June/Early July, 2015
    Students will travel to an area of the western U.S. where we will work at a children’s ranch or Native American Reservation. The main purpose of this trip will be manual labor but will also include some interaction with children. This will be a very fun but also difficult and strenuous trip.

    This trip is open to all high school students and current eighth graders. The cost for this trip will be around $1,000. More information and applications will be forthcoming.