SWU Global Engagement 2022


Panama: Spring Break March 5-11, 2022

  • Destination: Panama
  • Dates:   March 12-18, 2022
  • Approximate Cost:   $1500  This will cover all your trip expenses, including plane fare.   
  • Team Leader: Brent Dongell and Barry Van Steenburg III   Team Size: 12 Full
  • Mission: Ministry with children and youth; church development 
  • Application Deadline:  Full


Egypt: Spring Break March 4-13, 2022

  • Destination: Cairo, Egypt
  • Dates:  Depart – Friday 3/4  Return – Sunday 3/13
  • Approximate Cost:   Approximately $2000
  • Team Leader: Dr. Paul Shotsberger, former missionary to Ukraine, with mission experience in Egypt and other countries.   
  • Team: Open to faculty, staff, and students. Team Size: 6-8
  • Mission: Collaborating with Transforming Nations (transforming-nations.org).  Assisting in a local church plant by encouraging church planters and hosting a children’s camp and women’s ministry events.
  • Touring Opportunities: There will be opportunity to tour Cairo and Egypt, including the pyramids, the Sphinx, and the National Museum.
  • Application Deadline: Dec 9th 


Dominican Republic: Spring Break: March 7-12, 2022

  • Destination: Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
  • Dates:  Depart – Monday 3/7.  Return – Saturday 3/12
  • Approximate Cost:   $1580   Includes $720, for airfare. 
  • Team Leader: Dr. Brad Bowen, Director for Campus Safety and experienced Global Engagement team leader.
  • Team: Open to faculty, staff, and students. Team Size: 8-12
  • Mission: Partnering with Crossover Cups Mission (https://cupsmission.com/) in the Dominican Republic.  Focusing on ministry to needy children and families and community development.
  • Application Deadline: Monday, January 31

Characteristics of SWU Global Engagement Service Trips

  • Committed to partner with local organizations and individuals.
  • Committed to service and hard work. 
  • Committed to honor the local culture and people.
  • Committed to encouragement and teamwork.
  • Committed to development and sustainability.
  • Committed to honoring Jesus Christ in all things.

Global Engagement Applicants

To apply for a Global Engagement Trip, please download this word file and fill it out.

Once completed, send it to Dave Tolan at dtolan@swu.edu

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