Set in the Caribbean, the Dominican Republic is a prime vacation destination. With lush rainforests, sunny coastline, mountain ranges, waterfalls, Latin art, dance, and music, it’s an adventure waiting to happen—and a culture your group will adore!
Although tourism is alive and well, a high unemployment rate means many locals suffer from both material and spiritual poverty. While serving with Lifetree Adventures, and in partnership with Mission 2535, you have the opportunity to partner with a long-term missionary family on outreach projects such as home repair, serving in a medical or dental clinic, providing clean water, and supporting an active prayer ministry.
There are so many ways to help the "least of these" in the Dominican Republic as you serve alongside a long-term missionary family! Bring hope and create real change as you serve in the following areas:
- Children’s Ministry
- Garbage Dump
Build relationships with the people of the Dominican Republic as you serve and experience the natural beauty the country has to offer!
Anyone with a heart to serve others and a desire to grow closer to God is welcome to join us on a Lifetree Adventure. We welcome a blend of individuals and groups. Our domestic mission trips are designed with youth groups in mind, but many of our international trips are ideal for youth groups, too. International Lifetree Adventures are ideal for any group from your church, an individual with a heart for Christian service, or any configuration of families. We’ve had parent/child travelers looking to share an experience before high school graduation, women’s groups, a group of families from a congregation, men’s groups, and individuals seeking a new adventure. Truly any variety of ages, groups, and backgrounds are welcome. Your mission adventure concierge can give you more details, and help you discover which trip is best for you and/or your group.
The Lifetree Adventures team provides care to nearly all the details of your trip, including lodging, meals, project coordination and supplies during the mission experience, discipleship programming and materials, on-site support crew, and a T-shirt for every participant. The fee does not include transportation or meals to and from the trip location or during your time off.
No. Airfare is not included in your registration. Your Adventure Concierge is happy to provide tips on traveling to your mission site.
For international mission trips, a passport is required. Your passport's expiration date shall not be within 6 months of your trip start date. The country you are traveling to may require a visa. You would need to acquire it at least 60 days prior to trip start date.
We’ll provide reputable, safe, and clean lodging facilities.
The safety, security, and well-being of every participant is our number-one priority. Our team has years of experience ensuring that extra precautions are given to make every aspect of the mission trip as safe as possible.
Our trips vary from construction, relational ministry, outreach, and teaching English. Also, opportunities to actively engage in the local culture is important to us. Your Adventure Concierge will have specific details for each location.
What type of work does "construction" entail?
Your registration fee helped to provide the construction materials and tools. A variety of skill levels can be used during construction projects--from skilled to unskilled.
What type of work does "relational ministry" entail?
On these service sites, you’ll invest time in relating with local people. These sites are designed for you to meet and engage with a variety of people: kids, families, teenagers, and/or senior adults.
What type of work does "outreach" entail?
During outreach times of a Lifetree Adventure, you will help the local church reach out to children, youth, and adults.
What type of work does "teach English" entail?
On these types of trips your English skills and knowledge will be used through games, songs, and crafts to teach the local people English.
Yes. We will meet you at the designated airport and transport you to every scheduled location.
The Next Steps
Build the excitement
Have the conversations to get approval from leaders and key decision makers.
Build your team
Spread the word and assemble a list of who might be on your team.
Answer these questions
- Have you considered a budget with travel costs, registration fees, and emergency funds?
- Have you received firm commitments from a core number of people?
- What is most exciting to you and others about this trip?
Reserve Your spaces
Register for your trip by calling our friendly staff at 800-385-4545, or by registering on this website.
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