Calvary Community will be sending a team to Kampala, Uganda to work alongside our missionary partner Pastor Bethuel Dongo and with the children of God Cares School.  The primary focus of this team will be training AWANA leaders and facilitating a week of the AWANA program for the children at the school.  Some of the team will also be involved in distributing water filtration systems to families in surrounding villages and sharing the love of Jesus in Word and Deed.    

Past experience with AWANA is not required to be involved with the trip.  The team will have certified leaders facilitating the training.

Minimum age limit for the trip is 13 years old and must be accompanied by a parent.  

Our Partners

Pastor Bethuel & Florence Dongo are Calvary supported missionaries who lead Kabalagala Pentecostal Church and God Cares School.  God Cares School educates over 700 elementary children and houses over 100 children that are orphans or do not have adequate home care.  

God Cares High School is still being constructed but already is school & home to over 100 students.  

Calvary Community Church supports the ministry of Buyamba Uganda that helps bring sponsorship to God Cares students.  Learn more here.

Trip Date: June 20-July 1, 2012

Trip Leader:  Jaime Chambers  

Contact: or 818-575-2262

Trip Cost

$2,600 approx. (does include cost of immunizations)


Passports & Visas

If you do already have a passport apply for one now!

To obtain a passport, you will need a certified birth certificate (not the hospital record), two passport photos, and a driver’s license. In addition, you will need to pick up a passport application from the post office and turn in the requested information to the postal clerk for processing with the US Passport Agency. You should allow 6-8 weeks before your trip for your passport to arrive.
For further information about passport visit here.  Visas for traveling in Uganda can be applied for when arriving at the airport in Entebbe.  They cost $50.  

For local passport facility locations click here.  

Immunizations & Vaccines

Each trip participant is responsible for getting their own immunizations and vaccines for the trip. This cost is not included in your trip fees. For specific information on what shots you’ll need visit the Center for Disease Control website: here

Calvary has partnered with Wellnessmart to provide immunization/vaccine shots, prescriptions and consultations for our Short-Term Trips. Calvary trip participants will receive a 10% discount.  Some shots must be given 4-6 weeks before your trip so do not delay.    

1610 East Thousand Oaks Blvd
Thousand Oaks, CA 91362

Short-Term Trip Application

Complete online application here

Donate toward the trip:

Checks may also be made out to Calvary Community Church with Uganda Medical 863 in the memo.  Please also designate which trip participant the donation was intended for by attaching a note to the check.  

*Please note:  All contributions are non-refundable.  Should a particular person not participate in the Trip, should the Trip be cancelled, or a particular person fundraise more than his or her Trip cost, all donations received  for that Trip shall be used to pay the expenses of other people participating in the Trip, reallocated to other Short-Term Trips, or reallocated to the general fund, at the discretion of Calvary.  




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