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Mission Trips

MISSION TRIP OPPORTUNITIES

Interested? Need further information? Contact our Service Coordinator, Stacia DeVries at (517)267-2158 or stacia.devries@lansingcatholic.org

MONTGOMERY, AL 

Spring Break, March 31 - April 8 , 2017, Cost:  $350

Join us as we work with Rebuilding Together of Central Alabama.  RTCA works to provide everyone with housing that is warm, safe and dry.  Work is mainly with senior citizens and those on limited incomes. This trip may involve renovations, cleaning, and organizing projects. During our down time, we will learn about the Civil Rights Movement and visit historically related sites. This trip is led by LCHS staff and chaperones.

BEATTYVILLE, KY

Spring Break, April 3-8, 2017, Cost:  $350

Summer, TBA (All Girls) 

Two opportunities to work with Resurrection Home and Sister Mary Kay Drouin, an Adrian Dominican Sister, who grew up in Lansing, and attended Resurrection Church and High School. Resurrection home works with women, children and grandmothers who are facing difficult situations. Our week will be spent helping local senior citizens, throwing a party for local children and working around Resurrection Home.  We will take one day to visit Natural Bridge State park. This trip is led by LCHS staff and chaperones.

LOGAN, WV

Spring Break, April 2-8, 2017, Cost:  $350

Our group will work with Catholic Charities of West Virginia. CCWVa works to help citizens in the most dire of situations, helping homeowners have homes that are safe and dry. Logan is home to the Hatfield family, of the infamous Hatfield/McCoy feud. We will take opportunities presented to learn about this and other important historic finds, along with a visit to Chief Logan State Park.  This trip is led by LCHS staff and chaperones.

CHWC-FARMINGTON, MI 

Summer, June 19-24, 2016, Cost:  $400 ($100 deposit by Nov. 1)

Catholic Heart Work Camps is a nationwide program that organizes the work and participants. Students will be partnered with other students from around the country. This trip is led by CHWC staff and chaperones.  All transportation, materials, meals and lodging are included. Students will pay for any activities they chose to participate on during their “off” day. This is chaperoned by LCHS parents.

PINE RIDGE, SD

Summer, TBA Cost:  $350 

Our group will work with Trees, Water & People, an organization dedicated to helping Native Americans through sustainable environmental practices. We will be staying at The Lodge on the Pine Ridge Reservation, one the poorest areas in the United States.    During our down time, we will visit the Badlands, hear from Native American Speakers and tour the Reservation.   This trip will be led by TBA.

MEMPHIS, TN

Summer, TBA  Cost:  $350 

Our group will work with the Dorothy Day house and Into the Streets Ministry. Our focus will be on societal issues and ministering to the poor.   During our down time, we will visit the National Museum of Civil Rights at the Lorraine Hotel and and other unique cultural opportunities Memphis presents.  This trip will be led by TBA

MINNEAPOLIS & ST. PAUL, MN

Summer, TBA Cost:  $350 (All Boys)

Our group will work with Rebuilding Together of the Twin Cities.  Rebuilding Together works to provide everyone with housing that is warm, safe and dry.  Work is mainly with senior citizens and those on limited incomes. This trip may involve renovations, cleaning, and organizing projects. During our down time, we will visit the Mississippi River, the Lady of Guadalupe Shrine and take in a baseball game. learn about the Civil Rights Movement and visit historically related sites. This trip will be led by  TBA.