Build critical water systems in small villages, work and laugh alongside local Nicaraguans, meet your sponsored child and get overwhelmed with love. Our ties to Nicaragua run deep—and you get to be part of taking new ground (and getting a heart-lift in the process). We have trips for medical professionals, families, teachers, high schoolers and college students. All trips entail working alongside one of our partners building water systems, schools and relationships with the Nicaraguan people.

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Trips

New Orleans
June

6/15/19 - 6/23/19


King Cakes and Jambalaya. Sweaty days and late night laughs. The chance for you to bring hope and love to folks in the awesome city of New Orleans. This trip is for anyone who’s excited to serve others and get their hands...

Type:
Adults
Students

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Nicaragua
Oakley Only / July

7/13/2019 - 7/20/2019


GO on an adventure this summer with your neighbors and community. This Oakley-Only trip is a great way to experience a new culture while also growing closer to your community from home. You’ll fly over the Honduras mountains and step into the full Nicaraguan experience...

Type:
Adults
Students

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South Africa
Durban / August / Mason

8/2/2019 - 8/11/2019


Get adventuring with your neighbors. This all-Mason trip is a fantastic way to get immersed in another culture alongside people who are already rooted in your home community...

Type:
Adults

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South Africa
Durban / August / Young Adults

8/23/2019 - 9/1/2019


Get into the wild with other young adults, and make changing the world and Kingdom movement a part of your life. Against the tropical backdrop of the Indian Ocean, you’ll go deep into rural Zulu...

Type:
Young Adults (22-35)

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Nicaragua
September

9/28/2019 - 10/5/2019


GO on an adventure this fall with your neighbors and community. This trip is a great way to experience a new culture while also growing closer to your community from home. You’ll fly over the Honduras mountains and step into the full Nicaraguan experience...

Type:
Adults

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South Africa
Johannesburg / October / Medical & Dental

10/11/2019 - 10/20/2019


Join other medical professional and our partners at Build The Future for our first medical/dental clinic serving the Kya Sand pre school and community. We will be providing basic medical and dental services...

Type:
Adults
Medical Professionals

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India
Kolkata / October / Men

10/12/19 - 10/22/19


Put your hands to work, and watch life-changing possibilities ignite with your own eyes. This men-only trip is a rehab project to turn a desolate factory into a healthy place of employment for survivors...

Type:
Adults
Students

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Puerto Rico
October Trip

10/19/2019 - 10/25/2019


Experience the fullness that comes from helping communities rebuild their homes and their lives. The joy and warmth of those that live in Puerto Rico will inspire and encourage you as you see what teamwork and community can accomplish in a week’s time...

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Adults

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Bolivia
October / Compassion

10/18/2019 - 10/27/2019


Spend a week in South America ministering to children with our partner Compassion International! In the last eight years, Crossroads has helped to establish four churches and Compassion child development...

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Adults

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India
Mumbai / October

10/26/2019 - 11/5/2019


Here’s where you make impossible dreams come true. You’ll be the adventure team who takes girls who’ve been rescued from sex trafficking and give them the chance to explore new landscapes way outside their...

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Adults
Students

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Nicaragua
November

11/2/2019 - 11/9/2019


The year isn’t over yet. End your year with grit. With connection. With a whole new story. You’ll fly over the Honduras mountains and step into the full Nicaraguan experience. You’ll work alongside Amigos for Christ and get...

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Adults
Students

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India
Kolkata / January / Medical Trip

1/24/20 - 2/1/20


Join our partners in Kolkata who are bringing freedom, justice and restoration to the oppressed in India. A team of medical staff will be accompanying this trip to provide medical service at the aftercare homes we will serve. (You do not have to be a medical professional to go on this trip!)

Type:
Adults
Medical

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“Visiting our Compassion child and seeing the impact of beans and rice come to life on the ground in Matilde were experiences humbling us to see how we can make ripple effects of Gods love directly from our city all over the world."

Change that will last

We partner with organizations to build lasting and effective change.

Compassion International

At Crossroads, we’re seriously committed to Compassion International and the child-advocacy work they so passionately undertake. Their work releases children from spiritual, economic, social, and physical poverty. The goal is for each child to become a responsible and fulfilled adult. Sponsoring a child is a huge part of this work, and so is visiting your child and taking that relationship to a whole new level.

Learn more about Compassion International

AMIGOS FOR CHRIST

Amigos for Christ is a nonprofit organization that develops an intense and effective 7-year program that facilitates clean water getting into village homes, oral and physical health, community education, and economic development in rural Nicaraguan communities. We jump into work with Amigos every time we’re on Nicaraguan soil, because we trust and respect the way they’re revitalizing villages in simple but powerful ways.

Learn more about Amigos for Christ

RAYO DE SOL

Rayo de Sol is a non-denominational, Christian organization sharing hope with children in Nicaragua through creative programming in education, nutrition, healthcare and community development. Our Crossroads partnership with Raya de Sol is critical to our educators-focused trip, allowing us to create cross-cultural relationships and share best practices in a whole new way.

Learn more about Rayo de Sol

Take a look at the change you can be a part of.

FAQS

You have questions? We have answers.

Is it safe to travel?

Traveling internationally always has some level of risk and we don’t take that likely. Because of the recent political unrest in Nicaragua, the United States government has Nicaragua listed as a travel advisory three. With this information, we rely heavily on the partners who are living and working in Nicaragua every day to guide us and to provide us with accurate information. They have told us that roads have been clear and no violence has been seen where they are located in over six months. They are able to work and live like they had before the unrest started and are ready to host groups in 2019. We also have multiple plans in place in the event of an unforeseen situation.

Can I see my kid that I sponsor through Compassion?

Yes! We are setting one day aside for everyone to spend time with their sponsored child (or children). How sweet is that? Don't worry, Compassion will also have translators on site to help comprendes espanol. (AKA, understand Spanish)

Can I go if I don’t sponsor a child in Nicaragua?

Yes, we’d love to have you on the trip.