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Youth Summer Trips 2023

We are so excited your youth is joining us for one (or more!) trips this summer. Please use the links below to find out more information, check out the schedule, fill out forms, and pay online. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to reach out to Matthew Backburn at or 828.508.6356.

To Fill Out: Youth Medical Form (Click Here)

*This form must be filled out if your youth is attending any of the youth trips this summer (Updated April 2023)

High School Mission Trip to Washington DC

June 11-16, 2023 | Cost $450

Our High School Mission trip this year is to Washington DC with City Service Mission group. This will be scheduled for us to work with a number of different Non-Profit organizations in the area and also eating at local restaurants. Youth will need to be prepared to bring money for 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, and 1 dinner on the road. 

Wilderness Trail 

June 26 - July 1, 2023 | Cost: $305

Wilderness Trail is a backpacking ministry where we go up and go on a life changing 4 day hiking trip. This trip is great for first time backpackers and really any level. 

Middle School Mission Trip to Gatlinburg

July 9-14, 2023 | Cost $400

We will be going to Gatlinburg with TeamEffort for our mission trip. We will be doing some construction at a home on the mission trip. Youth will need money for 4 meals out. The form for this group needs to be notarized. So you will either have to fill out and sign the form somewhere that notarizes, come by the church office where Alex Medford is a notary, or the day of, be ready to sign paperwork.

Local Mission Trip

July 19-21, 2023 | Cost $100

High School and Middle School Youth will volunteer with community agencies to learn about them & make an impact locally. We stay in the FUMC Youth Area. This is the first youth trip available for 2023 rising 6th graders!