Ecuador Student Trip

Date: June 20th-30th, 2015
Cost Estimate:  
$2250**   Deposit: $800 due with application
International Teams

El Refugio is a training and retreat center in Ecuador which facilitates a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ through nature and outdoor adventure.

These programs seek to create environments in which to facilitate a transforming experience that empower’s the participants to identify and pursue God’s call on their lives

Our Short-Term Team Experiences Include:

  • El Refugio’s adventure programming
  • Community exposure and involvement
  • Work/service projects at El Refugio
  • Involvement with the local church and VBS camps
  • Cultural exposure/eco-tourism
  • Collaboration with ministry partners in the jungle
  • Guided solo-time opportunities at El Refugio
  • Opportunities to buy handmade artisan goods
  • Nightly times of reflection around the campfire

For Online application through Managed Missions, click on the following link:

Ecuador Application
The following forms MUST be turned in along with the trip deposit, 3 copies of passport, and copy of medical insurance card by February 8, 2015.  Note all forms must be notarized before turning in.

FBCG Consent and Release FormsEcuador Student Trip

FBCG Medical and Emergency Form

International Teams Waiver

FBCG Permission to Travel Ecuador


** The cost of this trip is partly funded through fundraising efforts and writing support letters. 
Contact: Shayna Duncan at or 630-232-7068×120