About

Uprooted is a Learning Tour for Alberta & Saskatchewan Young Adults. Approximately 8 Young Adults will travel with MCC to the Northern & Southern borders of Mexico and explore themes of Migration & Peacebuilding. This 3-week tour will be hosted by MCC Mexico & MCC West Coast and hopes to provide a rich experience for Young Adults to learn about themselves, learn about MCC and gain a greater awareness of the barriers faced by peoples in Mexico and countries to the south.

Goals 

  • Encourage faith formation
  • Engage in cross-cultural learning
  • Foster global awareness and an ethic of service
  • Develop transformative relationships and leadership skills
  • Gain exposure to MCC international programs & partners
  • Develop connections with MCC locally in Alberta & Saskatchewan


Age
: This program is targeted towards young adults ages 18-25.

Cost:  $2,900
The fee includes everything you need from departure to arrival (orientation in Canada, airfare, in-country accommodations, travel, and food). Fundraising is encouraged. MCC Saskatchewan and Alberta can work alongside participants to fundraise a portion of the program costs.

Dates: May 1-15, 2016.

Applications for the 2016 tour are available at mcccanada.ca/uprooted

Contact Thomas or Carlie at MCC for more information or to express interest for 2016!
Thomas @ MCC Alberta: thomascoldwell@mccab.ca 403-275-6935
Carlie @ MCC Saskatchewan: carlieheagy@mccsk.ca 306-665-2555

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