The Pacific Northwest
City Life? Check! Beaches? Check! Mountains? Check! Washington state really is the best of all worlds as you are no more than a few hours drive from experiencing something different! There's no better place to live than Washington State!
Close enough to visit for a quick shopping trip, Seattle is home to so many fun places to hang out including iconic landmarks like the Space Needle and Pike Place Market. Whether it's watching a professional sports teams like the Seahawks, and Mariners, checking out a concert, or just sightseeing downtown, there's always something going on in Seattle!
With a ton of hikes, skiing / snowboarding, watersports like waterskiing and wakeboarding, white water rafting. and so many other outdoor activities there is no shortage of things to do when looking for an adventure!
Make An Impact Thru The YMCA
There's no better way to learn than to put into practice right now the lessons that God is teaching you. The ministry content of a local YMCA is an ideal opportunity. Throughout the course of the program students will engage in various roles at the YMCA, learning culture and context.
Live In Community
There is something special about being a part of a group of people that all share the same focus. Spending 9 months together learning, growing, and having FUN will be an unforgettable experience.
Each student will be matched up with an amazing host family during their time here who they will share meals with, learn about culture and do life together. Host homes are one of the best parts of the entire experience, over the 9 months they will be like your 2nd family!