Short-Term Mission Teams - Costa Rica

Beyond The Known International partners with individuals, families, groups and organizations to make long-term sustainable impact for the kingdom through short-term mission investment. Working through established strategic relationships we are able to position teams and communities for success. Our team of experts, in partnership with indigenous leadership, will customize your teams trip based on careful evaluation of gifts, skills and abilities. Establishing these partnerships in advance allows for success and for maximum impact to the local community, its people, its businesses and its churches. The success and results for your team and trip are very important. We desire for our partners and their communities to advance in quality relationships and always move closer to a healthy community environment. This success can not be recognized without a healthy team. Our trip experts will walk with you each step of the way as you prepare for your trip. We will provide a dedicated trip coordinator to support your team with pre trip planning and preparation before you depart.        

Pre trip support includes:

  • Date selection and availability
  • Customizable trip options
  • Unlimited trip consultation
  • Trip T-shirt
  • Trip budget and requirements
  • Team and individual fundraising and support strategy
  • Team gift and ability assessment
  • Team informational meeting support
  • “Before You Depart” team and individual devotionals
  • Travel agent recommendation and connection (Group Mission Specialist)

Trip support in country includes:

  • BTKI staff assigned to your team and your trip
  • Staff support team meets you at your arrival and supports you until your departure
  • All ground transportation to and from airport, projects, ministry and excursions events
  • Translators for team communication
  • 35+ Ministry / Service hours (8 Day Trips)
  • 26+ Ministry / Service hours (7 Day Trips)
  • 16+ Ministry / Service hours (5 Day Trips)
  • Local Church worship service participation 
  • Lodging for team (gender specific accommodations only)
  • Clean / Safe drinking water
  • Freshly prepared meals / group dining  (does not include travel meals)
  • Basic excursions (beach, hiking, zip line, thermal pools)
Costa Rica Trip Options and Cost
  • 8 Days / 7 Nights - $700
  • 7 Days / 6 Nights - $600
  • 5 Days / 4 Nights - $500
Items not included in listed fees:
Airfare, passports, vaccinations, spending money, offering at church services, construction and/or ministry materials, personal insurance, and extra recreation options outside of the normal excursion outing (ex. rafting, snorkeling, or equipment rental).

Where Will Our Team Stay?

Teams will stay at local Beyond The Known International partner facilities.  Each team member will have a bed and bedding provided in gender specific facilities.  Men's and women's restroom and shower facilities are available and designated and no gender mixing is allowed.

Where Will Our Team Serve?

Within each destination we have multiple church, community and educational partnerships where teams serve. Not all teams serve at the same church, community or educational location.  Trip and team placement is determined based on the skills and giftedness of the traveling team.  All trips are designed to build and develop relationships within the local community that allow local leaders to meet the needs of their community.   Project and service details are finalized 6-8 weeks prior to departure.  

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