IAA Zapote 2018
IAA Zapote 2018 is a 10 day mission trip to Guatemala to empower at-risk youth in the town of Zapote through creative arts and God’s greater story of redemption.
06/29/2018 – 07/08/2018
From $1500 (*Athentikos is a nonprofit and can accept donation for your trip.)
TEAM MEMBER ROLES
Storytellers / Blogwriters
NOTE: You don’t have to be a professional creative. you just need to want to make a difference through creativity.
• 2 days of team building and creative exploration
• 5 days of teaching workshops at an art camp
• Art Show with the community
• Sight seeing
• Optional 3-day excursion to Lake Atitlan
Travel to Guatemala and spend the night in Antigua, a 500 year old Spanish Colonial City surrounded by three volcanoes.
Get to know team members, explore, and spend another night in Antigua
Travel to the I AM ART Camp location, meet with local leaders, and prepare the facility for the week-long camp
Attend large group sessions, Teach small group session workshops to at-risk youth, and spend time with Artist Team Members from around the world
Teach a final small group workshop session, prepare for a celebratory art show and visit the surrounding community to get a cultural understanding of the children’s lives
Celebrate the week’s achievement in an Art Show with youth and community and spend the afternoon sightseeing in Guatemala City
Return home or join optional excursion to Lake Atitlan
1. Team Building in Antigua
Spend the first weekend team building and falling in love with Guatemala by exploring Antigua, a 500 year old city with Spanish Colonial architecture and cobblestone streets.
2. Art Camp
Guide youth through the Athentikos I AM ART curriculum, using creativity to explore their story through themes:character, setting, conflict, resolution, and community.
3. Art Show with Community
Celebrate the children, their creativity, and stories in an art show with the surrounding community that includes fine art installations and performances.
Reflect on your journey before you return home.
Athentikos is a 501c3 non-profit and can accept tax-deductible donations on your behalf. In addition, all I AM ART team members are offered a personal crowd-funding campaign similar to Kickstarter through our web site. We’ll coach you through the fundraising process and provide the resources you need to communicate your opportunity to grow and serve, including our films about Guatemala.
Every team member who has wanted to join an I AM ART trip has been able to raise funding to cover costs. You do not have to pay for the trip out of your pocket. If you have questions, please contact us.
TOTAL COST = Registration Fee + Team Fee + Airfare
$100 – EARLY
Register by March 19, 2018
$300 – REGULAR
Register by May 1, 2018
• Equipping and Mentoring
• Fundraising Platform
• Food & lodging during camp
• Transportation in country
• Admin fee
Depends on location. Average airfare is around $700. You can use airline points.
Team members are responsible for:
• 6 Meals during team building weekend (as low as $5 to $10 /each).
• Materials needed for Creative Workshops
• Background Check (as low as $30)