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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 2017 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 2017. 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: through November 18 is early bird $10; November 19 through December 15 is $30; December 16 through January 20 is late fee $60.

Short Term Opportunities

 World RegionCountry DescriptionDurationTeam SizeTrip CostUS Navigator Region


 Africa KenyaKenya 2017May 16 - June 206-12$5,300 Mid-Atlantic
 Africa UgandaUganda Summer InternshipJune 12 - July 314-10$4,900 Open to All


 Asia-Pacific East AsiaCV Service - NebraskaMid May - Mid June4$4,000 Iowa/Nebraska
 Asia-Pacific East AsiaCV Rocky MountainMid May - July 36-8$4,500 Rocky Mountain
 Asia-Pacific East AsiaCV MissouriMay 11 - June 166$4,500 Missouri/Kansas
 Asia-Pacific JapanSIJ-SendaiJune 12 - July 284-6$5,400 Open to All
 Asia-Pacific JapanSIJ-UtsunomiyaLate May - Mid July4-7$5,400 Florida
 Asia-Pacific JapanSIJ-FukuokaMay 24-July 244-6$5,400 Upper Midwest
 Asia-Pacific JapanSIJ-ShizuokaMay 24 - July 244-6$5,600 Missouri/Kansas
 Asia-Pacific JapanSIJ-TokyoJune 19 - August 82-9$5,600 Sunland
 Asia-Pacific PhilippinesPhilippines-Cebu Adventure 2017June 25 - July 2212$4,600 Sunland
 Asia-Pacific Southeast AsiaSea Tribes-IA/IN/IL 2017May 9 - May 248-10$4,950 Illinois/Indiana
 Asia-Pacific Southeast AsiaCoastal City Outreach 2017June to mid-July12$4,900 Blue Ridge
 Asia-Pacific Southeast AsiaThe JourneyMay 16 - July 106-8$4,000 Missouri/Kansas
 Asia-Pacific Southeast AsiaSea Tribes-South CentralJuly 1 - July 303-8$4,950 South Central
 Asia-Pacific Southeast AsiaSEA Quest 2017May 18 - June 156-12$4,250 South Central
 Asia-Pacific TaiwanTaiwan 2017Early May - Early July4-8$4,500 Florida


 Caribbean Dominican RepublicDominican Republic - Upper Midwest 2017May 24 - June 197-10$3,200 Upper Midwest
 Caribbean Dominican RepublicDominican Republic - Sunland 2017June 21 - July 187-10$3,400 Sunland
 Caribbean JamaicaJamaica 2017Late May - Mid June4-6$3,000 Florida
 Caribbean Puerto RicoPuerto Rico - Blue Ridge 2017May 30 - June 206$2,800 Blue Ridge
 Caribbean Puerto RicoPuerto Rico - Florida 2017Mid-May - Early-June4-8$3,000 Florida

Central Asia

 Central Asia Central AsiaCentral Asia FL 2017June 15 - July 204-7$4,500 Florida
 Central Asia Central AsiaTheater in Central AsiaJune 1 - August 1; September 1 - December 101-2$3,000 Open to All


 Eurasia EurasiaGO Eurasia 2017July 20178-10$4,800 Open to All


 Europe CroatiaCroatia 2017July 28 - August 136-8$3,000 Northeast
 Europe EnglandManchester International OutreachJuly 1 - July 151-10$3,600 Open to All
 Europe GermanyGermany 2017Late May - Early July4$3,500 Rocky Mountain
 Europe HungarySIH-Summer Impact HungaryJune 2 - June 247-9$4,000 Rocky Mountain
 Europe LithuaniaStudy Abroad1-2 semesters1+$0 Open to All
 Europe LithuaniaEducational Development InitiativeJuly 3 - 291-7$2,600 Open to All
 Europe NorwayNorway 2017June 10 - July 156-10$4,500 Open to All
 Europe RomaniaRomania 2017July 22 - August 75$3,900 Great Lakes
 Europe SlovakiaSlovakia 2017June 20 - July 118-12$3,500 Pacific Northwest

Latin America

 Latin America ArgentinaViva Argentina 2017 May 27 - July 214-8$5,250 South Central

Middle East - North Africa

 Middle East - North Africa Middle East - North AfricaEducational Development InitiativeJuly 1 - August 152-8$3,500 Open to All

North America

 North America USAD4D AtlantaJanuary 2018 - June 20186$7,250 Open to All
 North America VariousIowa/Nebraska Short Term TripsMid May - Late July4-10$5,000 Iowa/Nebraska

North America & Caribbean

 North America & Caribbean Trinidad & TobagoTrinidad 2017Late May to Early July5-7$3,800 Rocky Mountain

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?