Upcoming Trips

​Upcoming Trips​

International ​
 
Destination and Description Dates Leaders
Jamaica ​Dec. 28, 2017
to Jan. 6, 2018    
Connor Holloway &
Alissa Winters
​ICO Jamaica partners with Robin’s Nest Children’s Home to serve the children who live at the home. Possible projects while in Jamaica include education of children (running classes at the on-site preschool, helping with homework or assisting with home schooling of 8-12 year olds, Vacation Bible School, bible study or daily devotions for the children, sports education, e.g. soccer camp); maintenance/improvements to property; general tasks like laundry, cleaning, cooking, childcare; ministry to the staff (education in child development, child psychology, health, nutrition).
Ciudad Quesada, Costa Rica ​Jan. 4-18, 2018 ​Anna Brower &
Miranda Prough
​The team will partner with the Rural Methodist Center in Costa Rica to help grow and maintain the Center, which is used for church and youth retreats, as well as outreach in the area. Another project will involve building a basketball court and leveling a soccer pitch. One of the team’s main projects will be to construct a low ropes/team building course. The team will also conduct a four day VBS in the afternoons at a local church.
Hato Mayor, Dominican Republic ​Jan. 6-20, 2018 ​Katie Miaczynski,
Emma Hosack &
Jacob Sharkey
​This trip will be working with Meeting God in Mission to minister to the people of Hato Mayor through medical clinics, children's ministry, and other ministries. Team members will have opportunities to participate in construction, children’s ministry, women’s ministry, gardening, prayer walk/evangelism, baseball, optical, dental and a medical team. The specific construction project this year is the second phase of a school for deaf children.
Nyadire, Zimbabwe ​Jan. 2-17, 2018 ​Tony LaRosa
​The team will partner with The Nyadire Connection (TNC). The team will volunteer at TNC’s orphanage, making crafts and playing various sports with the children. Students will also be involved with the primary school, volunteering for the teachers and sharing language with the children. When not involved with the children, team members will partake in repainting the rooms of the primary school. GCC students will be paired with a Zimbabwean student of roughly the same age to paint together and share a cultural bond.
 
 
Domestic
 
Destination and Description Dates Leaders
Providence, Rhode Island ​Nov. 18-24, 2017 ​Alex Moldovan &
Derek Work
ICO Rhode Island partners with Providence Rescue Mission and helps with food preparation and meal service each day at the Mission, boxing Thanksgiving meals, office work, and general cleaning. Team members also visit with guests and build relationship each evening.