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Short-Term Opportunities
Less than 6 months

These summer trips are designed to show prospective cross-cultural laborers the realities of the non-American world and, more specifically, the realities of advancing the gospel of Jesus and his kingdom cross-culturally. Check out our FAQs and What to Expect for NavMissions Short-Term trips.

Trips for 2018 will be actively approved and posted to this page over the next few weeks. Please check the website again within the next week for updated trip information and live trip applications.

Please begin praying and considering whether God would send you on a Short-Term trip in 2018. Please contact with any questions or fill out this form to be notified when a trip application goes live.

3 Things to Know Before You Apply

1. Please only apply for one trip. If your first choice of a trip doesn't work out, we will contact you to discuss other possible trips or options.

2. To participate in one of our overseas trips, you must be a U.S. citizen or have a green card. If you don't have either of those, please contact us at before applying.

3. After submitting your application, you'll need to send in your application fee based on when your application was submitted: 

- EARLY BIRD DEADLINE through October 31 - $10
- REGULAR DEADLINE November 1 through December 20 - $30
- LATE APPLICATION DEADLINE WAVE 1, December 21 through January 20 - $60
- LATE APPLICATION DEADLINE WAVE 2, December 21 through February 20 - $60

Short Term Opportunities

 World RegionCountry DescriptionDurationTeam SizeTrip CostUS Navigator Region


 Africa UgandaUganda Summer InternshipJune - July5-10$5,000 Open to All


 Asia-Pacific JapanSIJ-Utsunomiya 2018Late May - Late July2-4$5,400 Florida
 Asia-Pacific Southeast AsiaCoastal City Outreach 2018June 1 - July 1516$4,900 Blue Ridge
 Asia-Pacific Southeast AsiaSea Tribes - South Central 2018June 25 - July 224-10$4,500 South Central
 Asia-Pacific Southeast AsiaSEA Quest 2018May 16 - June 136-12$3,250 South Central
 Asia-Pacific TaiwanTaiwan 2018Early May - Early July4-8$4,500 Florida


 Caribbean Dominican RepublicDominican Republic - Upper Midwest 2018May 30 - June 267-10$3,300 Upper Midwest
 Caribbean Dominican RepublicDominican Republic - Sunland 2018June 27 - July 247-10$3,400 Sunland
 Caribbean Puerto RicoPuerto Rico - Florida 2018Late-May - Mid-June4-8$3,000 Florida


 Carribean BahamasAdvance 2018May - June10-20$2,300 AFAM Network

Central Asia

 Central Asia Central AsiaCentral Asia FL 2018Mid June - Late July4-10$4,500 Florida
 Central Asia Central AsiaTheater in Central Asia 2018June 1 - August 1; September 1 - December 101-2$3,000 Open to All
 Central Asia Central AsiaEDU Central Asia 2018May 6 - June 221-5$3,500 Open to All


 Europe CroatiaCroatia 2018July 27 - August 125-10$3,000 Northeast
 Europe EnglandManchester International Outreach 2018June 29 - July 141-10$3,300 Open to All
 Europe LithuaniaStudy Abroad Lithuania 1-2 semesters1+$0 Open to All
 Europe LithuaniaEDU Lithuania Summer Language Institute Teachers 2018July 2 - August 21-5$2,600 Open to All
 Europe LithuaniaEDU Lithuania Summer Language Institute Residence Life Staff 2018July 2 - August 21-5$2,600 Open to All
 Europe LithuaniaEDU Lithuania Children/Teen Camp 2018May 28 - July 21-5$2,500 Open to All
 Europe RomaniaRomania 2018July 7-256-8$3,600 Great Lakes
 Europe SlovakiaSlovakia 2018June 20 - July 92-8$3,800 Pacific Northwest

Middle East - North Africa

 Middle East - North Africa Middle East - North AfricaEDU North Africa 2018June 24 - August 21-6$3,500 Open to All
 Middle East - North Africa Middle East - North AfricaNorth Africa Education Survey 2018March 4-141-6$3,500 Open to All

North America

 North America USAD4D AtlantaJanuary 2018 - June 20186$7,250 Open to All

Short-Term Missions FAQ

What is an International Campus Partnership (ICP)?
Why should I consider an ICP trip?
Why should I consider a trip other than an ICP from my region?
Should I consider going to a Navigator Summer Training Program before a short-term mission trip?
What is the Short-Term Orientation? Do I have to go?
How do I approach my parents about my desire to join a short-term missions trip?