service line: uganda
Father/student pairs will spend a week in the Ugandan village of Kavule, serving Champions United FC. Champions United is building the next generation of Ugandan leaders by leveraging sports as a tool to connect capable mentors with children. Champions United greatest impact occurs as a coach and player build a long term, mentoring relationship. (athletic skills are not required for this trip)
You have the opportunity to help our coaches by joining forces and investing in our children. Over the course of the week, you will facilitate a high-energy, 2-day UpStreet-style camp for kids, utilize a fun and interactive hygiene curriculum in local schools, and engage with local families as you visit them in their homes. On this highly relational trip, you will be inspired by a team of coaches that mentor children by investing their lives, and you’ll have a blast with some of the greatest people you’ll ever meet.
This trip is specifically a father/child trip.
Team size: 24
Application due: January 8, 2018
Team will be selected & notified by: January 10, 2018
Kick off Event/1st Team Meeting: January 28, 2018
*Due to adherence to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, students under the age of 13 at the time of application must be added to a parent’s household before they can apply. Parents/guardians, please create an account and apply FIRST. You will then be prompted to add your student(s) to your household, which will allow them to apply.
Students who are 13 and over at the time of application may create their own individual accounts and apply separately from their parents/guardians. (both still need to submit applications)