Seventeen years ago, a retired NFL player built a world-class skatepark on the Baja Peninsula in Pescadero. He wanted it to be a ray of light in a dark community. But the skatepark has since gone fairly dormant. And to make matters worse, in the fall of 2014, it was hit hard by Hurricane Odile. While the skate bowl itself is still quite functional, a lot of the amenities were damaged. You can be part of repairing and revitalizing this
When you serve in Baja with Group International Mission Trips, you’ll have the chance to serve alongside a group of people who are doing relief work due to the aftermath of hurricane Odile, which left a trail of destruction in the Baja area September of 2014. This global experience will grow your faith and expand your understanding of a different culture from your own.
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Seventeen years ago, a retired NFL player built a world-class skatepark on the Baja Peninsula in Pescadero. He wanted it to be a ray of light in a dark community.
But the skatepark has since gone fairly dormant. And to make matters worse, in the fall of 2014, it was hit hard by Hurricane Odile. While the skate bowl itself is still quite functional, a lot of the amenities were damaged.
You can be part of repairing and revitalizing this park, and helping us move it toward its original intent. Our vision, coordinated with locals, is to see this park become a place of restoration and recreation for the youth in the community of Pescadero. (Skaters are welcome and can use the park, but it’s not required!)
Saturday – Arrive at Los Cabos International Airport (SJD); transport to lodging facility in Pescadero
Sunday – Attend local church/free afternoon at the beach
Monday-Friday – Work projects 8-1:30, then lunch; afternoon/evening will be beach time/VBS/kids activities; evening devotions and God Sightings
Saturday – Depart for SJD airport; fly home
|Price:||$899 per person|
|When you register for a trip, a $100 non-refundable deposit is due per person to reserve your space.|
|Payments are due and become non-refundable 60 days prior to the trip departure.|
|For groups reserving more than 50% of a trip’s capacity, a $200 per person non-refundable deposit is required.|
|Registration fees are in U.S. dollars and can be paid by check, money order, or credit card.|
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Our international trips are family-friendly, so, in most cases, kids can serve along with adults. Contact Robin at 970-800-4000 for more location-specific age requirements.
Call our expert International Mission Trip Advisor at 970-800-4000.
Prices do not include airfare from North America. However, in Peru, our price includes the airfare from Lima to Pucallpa and Cusco.
To reserve space on a trip, a non-refundable $100/person deposit is due when you register. Final payment is due 60 days before departure. If you cancel your registration prior to the final payment due date, your deposit is non-refundable but any additional payments you have made up until that time are refundable. Once you have paid your final balance and are within 60 days of your trip, all money is non-refundable. If Group International Mission Trips makes the decision to cancel your trip due to inclement weather or political unrest, we will reschedule you to a different trip or refund your fees.
All U.S. citizens need a valid passport to enter a foreign country and return to the United States. It must be valid six months beyond your intended stay and have 1-2 blank pages remaining. A passport is not required for trips to Puerto Rico and Alaska. Visas are not required for most trips. For full information, please ask your mission trip planner at time of booking.
Most meals are covered as part of your registration, except for free days if you're serving in Alaska or Puerto Rico. Please see the detailed itinerary of your international trip for any exceptions.
Most meals will be provided by our ministry partners, who have been carefully trained to prepare safe and nutritious meals for our teams. You will get a taste of local food on all of our trips, and some locations will include American food as well.
While some mission trips are more physically strenuous than others, most international trips will include at least four 8-hour service days in hot and humid environments. Your group can work at the level of physical exertion with which they’re comfortable.
Your international mission trip covers gratuities for meals in restaurants that are included for the week. Gratuities for porters or housekeeping staff if you stay in a hotel during your trip are at your discretion. Airport porters who help with your bags will expect to be tipped $1-$2, and if you participate in a guided tour or fun activity on your free day, you may want to consider tipping your hired guide.
The safety of your group is a top priority for us, as we’re sure it is for you. In all the areas we serve, we take extra precautions to make sure you or your group is as safe as possible. Guided by our local, experienced ministry staff partners, we avoid situations that are inherently dangerous. We’re also proactive by choosing lodging facilities and transportation that are safe and reliable. Our International Mission Trip Advisor is glad to answer further safety questions.
Probably. If you’re looking for a trip specially designed for your group, we may be able to accommodate that for you. We have several trips a year that we custom design for groups, at a date and location that fits their needs. Pricing and availability vary, but if you’re interested in a custom week, contact Robin at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 1-970-800-4000 for more information.