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Apply for the 2018 Tijuana Ministry Trip

The Tijuana Ministry 2018 Mission Dates are as follows:

  • Week1: June 30 - July 7 (construction only)
  • Week2: July 7 - July 14 (construction plus Mother's, Children's and Teen's programs)

We have a separate Application and Registration process. Registration will occur only after your application has been accepted. Note the important dates & instructions below.  

  1. 01/01/2018 Applications Open: We begin accepting applications.  Scroll below.
  2. 03/15/2018 Application Deadline: Applications must be received by this date.
  3. 03/24/2018 Acceptance Deadline: We have a capacity to accept 50 people on Week1 and 75 people for Week2. We will notify you on or before 03/24/2018, whether or not you have been accepted on the trip. Applications will be accepted based on previous trip experience, as well as skills and leadership potential, while holding space for new travelers to attend. 
  4. 05/15/2018 Payment & Registration Completion Deadline: You need to have all your travel requirements fully completed by this date (e.g. fingerprints, passport, medical forms, etc.) and have paid your travel fees. All those requirements are listed below. If you do not complete all your requirements, we will release your spot to someone else.

IF YOU ARE UNDER 18 YEARS OLD, YOU MUST TRAVEL WITH A PARENT OR AN ADULT CHAPERONE OVER 25 YEARS OLD. We recommend travelers be going into high school (about 14 years old).  We may make an exception if the family is traveling. There is no upper age limit, but you should be in good health.

Note: If you do not have a passport or your passport will expire sooner than six months from the time you are in Mexico, please apply for or renew your passport immediately.  There can be delays in acquiring them.

You can donate to our work at Tijuana Ministry at or you can donate by mailing a check payable to “BASICS (Brothers and Sisters in Community Service)”, our trip provider, c/o BASICS, 1813 Park Ave, San Jose, California 95126. All donations are tax deductible.  We thank you for supporting our efforts and for opening your heart to this cause.