Dominican Republic

Feb 2 2019 - Feb 9 2019

This team is working with Freedom International Ministries who operates a Christian school to serve the children whose parents work in the sugar cane fields in the Dominican. The sugar cane workers are the very poorest people in the Dominican and many are from Haiti. The school has been adding a grade each year and is now teaching K through 4. We need missionaries to work with the children at the school, to prayer walk the sugar cane villages, to go out with evangelism teams to the villages and towns near the school and to do light construction work ( skilled and unskilled) in the continued construction of the school building. This will be Carmel’s 7th trip to work with Freedom International.

16 going

4 spots left

Alesha Smith
(704) 847-8575




$700.00 50% Due Due 12/3/2018
$1,400.00 100% Due Due 1/25/2019


Passport Copy Required

Please email Alesha Smith a scanned, color copy of your passport ASAP


Lois Bumpus Scholarship Application

This scholarship is available for Carmel Members who are 16-26 going on a Carmel sponsored trip. Here is the application to the scholarship.

Please make sure you have enough time allotted to fill out the entire application, we recommend allowing around an hour to spend on the application.


Minor Forms

All team members 17 and under on the day of departure please print and fill out these forms and return them to your trip leader. Please note that there are TWO Parental Release forms, we are required by the US Government to have a signed Parental Release from both parents in order for your child to leave the country. If a parent is traveling with your child, we only need a form from the parent who is not traveling.


ADULT - Background Check Required

This form is required by all team members 18 or older on the day of departure.

Please note that we only need this form updated every 3 years, if you have questions about the last time you had a background check through Carmel please contact the Nations ministry and we will verify if we need an updated form.


ADULTS - Release & Consent Required

This form is required by all team members 18 and older on the day of trip departure for each trip you go on.


ADULTS - Child Protection Policy/Screening Required

This form is required by all team members 18 or older on the day of trip departure.

Please note that our policy has been updated as of July 2018 so we will need all team members to review the policy and submit this form to comply with the updated policy.


RESOURCE - Child Protection Policy

This is the updated Child Protection Policy as of July 2018. Please review before you sign the Child Protection Policy Form (For Adults 18 or older on date of trip departure only)




  1. Applicant must have valid passport that does not expire before November 2, 2018


  1. Apply for the trip and pay the $100 deposit upon being accepted
  2. Fill out the paperwork under the Forms tab
  3. Create personalized trip page for fundraising
  4. Commit to attend all team meetings
  5. Check the CDC website or consult your primary care doctor about recommended immunizations
  6. Make sure 100% of all trip fees are submitted 2 weeks prior to departure


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