FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q: What are the benefits of Short Term Missions?
At Journey Mission Camp, each short term team fulfills an integral part in the bigger picture of our Long term ministry. Teams are our work force the energy and encouragement that helps us change lives And equip our local Honduran community. Serving at Journey Mission Camp is not about satisfying ourselves, just completing a task, or ‘fixing the poor.’ We ask our teams to come with a humble attitude of service, ready to learn and grow. Learn more about our mission and vision at journeymissioncamp.com
Q: What is a good size for a team?
Our mission group size varies but an average is 20 team members.
JMC can accommodate groups up to 35. A team size in this range provides the best possible experience for all team members. When determining the size of your team, keep in mind that larger teams will likely split into smaller work groups for their projects.
Q: What airport do we use & how far is it to Journey Mission Camp from the airport?
Most often, teams fly into Tegucigalpa (TGU)), a 3½- hour drive from Journey Mission Camp.
Upon arrival in Tegus we board a bus and then travel to camp in Catacamas.
Q: How long of a trip should we plan?
Most teams stay 13 nights, 14 days. During the summer we require Tuesday to Tuesday trips. Many of our groups choose to extend their trip with an adventure trip to the tropical islands of Roatan.
However, in non - summer months, this may be flexible if there are other options you prefer .If you would like to stay longer or shorter than 14 days , please let us know, but an 14 day trip usually provides the best experience for teams.
Q: How much does it cost and what does it cover?
The cost per person for 14 days at Journey Mission Camp is $650. This camp fee includes all transportation from arrival to departure, housing, food, bottled water, translators, and all the preparation and leadership for your two week mission trip . Teams are responsible for their own airfare, immunizations, passports, travel insurance, and souvenir expenses. Approximate cost of related airfare, immunizations, passports etc can be found in our booklet. (We estimate a total cost of $1,650 per participant to cover all travel and related costs)
Q: What does “Camp Fee” mean?
“Camp Fee” is the funding that will cover your actual project or ministry expenses while in Honduras like construction materials, paint, water filters, etc . (This does not include additional supplies you may choose to purchase and bring with you.)
As you and the Journey Mission Camp staff determine your team’s schedule and projects, we will provide an itemized estimate of your project costs so you can see where each dollar will be spent.
Q: How & when do I send money for my team?
An initial deposit of $50 must be sent to Journey Mission Camp 1 month after the group leader commits. All additional team fees and project money must be sent to Journey Mission Camp no later than one month before your arrival date.
Make checks payable to
“Journey Mission Camp”
Write your team/church name in the memo line.
Mail all checks to:
Journey Mission Camp
1406 Randall Dr.
Searcy, AR 72143