Service Trips




The purpose of this mission to South Africa is to promote global awareness, community service, strengthen leadership skills, and heighten social/cultural awareness within students by establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships between students and South Africa. Students will then utilize the joint resources and experiences to strengthen, support, educate, and empower themselves into becoming service oriented global citizens. They will return home inspired and more connected to the world as they advocate social justice and change within their lives, their community, and ultimately the world.


After participating in this global community service and social awareness mission, students will have expanded their thinking of community service to a global perspective and will have experienced first-hand the cultural traditions and adversity and opportunity for social change that exists within a community much like theirs; they will have learned the rich history of South Africa and its natives' fight for liberation and opportunity by exploring the wealth of knowledge at the local museums, and historical sites and from residents and leaders of those communities. They will have journeyed local villages, mountainsides and natural history sites while gaining insight on the oppressed and the South African world. They will have formed meaningful connections with individuals in Soweto, Johannesburg, Acornhoek, and Cape Town through mindful and meaningful collaboration and community service projects at schools and orphanages; they will have formed a foundation to develop their global perspective and strengthen their dedication to community engagement as they act as instruments of change within and beyond their communities using their attained 21st century skills. 


Day 1:                          Depart the US for Johannesburg

Depart the US for Johannesburg

Day 2:                          Arrive in Johannesburg: Lion and Safari Park

Arrive in Johannesburg

Meet & Greet and transfer to Lion and Safari Park

Overnight: Rivonia B&B

Day 3:                          Johannesburg: Soweto Tour & Apartheid Museum

Apartheid Museum

Soweto Tour: Kliptown Walk and Hector Pieterson Memorial

Lunch at Sakhumzi Restaurant

Overnight: Rivonia B&B

Day 4:                          Johannesburg: Volunteer/Service Project at Othandweni Child Care Centre

Othandweni Child Care Centre

Overnight: Rivonia B&B

Day 5:                          Depart Johannesburg for Kruger

Road transfer to Kruger

Overnight: Tremisana Lodge

Day 6:                          Full Game Drive

4x4 Full Day Game Drive

Overnight: Tremisana Lodge

Day 7:                          Kruger: Volunteer Work with Funjwa Primary School

Visit to Funjwa Primary School

Overnight: Tremisana Lodge

Day 8:                          Depart Kruger to Johannesburg for Cape Town Flight

Road transfer to Johannesburg to connect for Cape Town Flight

Overnight: Dale Court B&B

Day 9:                          Cape Town: Robbin Island & Shopping at the V & A Waterfront

     Robben Island

     Shopping at the V&A Waterfront

     Overnight: Dale Court B&B

Day 10:                        Cape Town: Visit Thembani Primary School & Green Market Square

     Visit Thembani Primary School

     Green Market Square

     Overnight: Dale Court B&B

Day 11:                        Cape Peninsula Tour 


Cape Point

Chapman’s Peak

Overnight: Dale Court B&B

Day 12:                        Cape Town: Table Mountain, City Tour, and Rugby

Table Mountain Cable Car

Castle of Good Hope

District Six Museum

Overnight: Dale Court B&B

Day 13:                                    Depart Cape Town for your flight back to the US

     Transfer to the airport for your flight to the USA via Johannesburg


Tour Ends!!!!

Information Sessions