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Clubhouse 2020

Escuintla, Guatemala
10/10/2020-10/18/2020

Travel

Get outside your day-to-day bubble and experience the beauty of God's creation.

Explore

Meet new friends, explore culture, and learn learn new ways of seeing the world together.

Serve

Make a difference in the lives of at-risk children through creative arts and return home full of life.

Clubhouse 2020

OVERVIEW

This trip is only available for participants from Whiteland Community High School at this time; if you would like to be put on a wait list, please contact us.

IAA Camp Clubhouse is a 10-day service trip to Guatemala to empower at-risk youth through creative arts.

DATES

10/10/2020-10/18/2020

HIGHLIGHTS

• 2 days of team building in Antigua, Guatemala
• 5 days of teaching workshops at an art camp
• Art Show with the community
• Sightseeing

HOSTING PARTNER

Clubhouse Guatemala

Clubhouse Guatemala assists with education, provides many physical needs including medical and dental, homes, stoves, water filters, school supplies while encouraging Christian faith based values.

CAMP LOCATION

Escuintla, Guatemala

TEAM LEADER

David Lee is Director of I AM ART, and has led over 20 trips to Guatemala with Athentikos since 2015. He’s a graduate of Belmont University in Nashville, TN who began playing music after watching old-timers playing the blues on the front porch as a child in Mississippi. I Am Art allows David to combine his passion for creativity with his desire to help other people.
David Lee
Director of I Am Art

TEAM MEMBER ROLES

There’s a place for everyone on the team, no matter your skill level or experience.

  • Workshop Leaders
  • Workshop Assistants
  • Logistics Coordinators
  • Storytellers / Blog writers
  • Photo/Video Crew
  • Social Media

You don’t have to be a professional creative. you just need to want to make a difference through creativity.

SCHEDULE

Saturday
Travel to Guatemala and spend the night in Antigua, a 500-year-old Spanish Colonial City surrounded by three volcanoes.
Saturday
Get to know team members, explore, and spend another night in Antigua
Sunday
Travel to the I AM ART Camp location, meet with local leaders, and prepare the facility for the week-long camp
Monday-Thursday
Attend large group sessions, Teach small group session workshops to at-risk youth, and spend time with Artist Team Members from around the world
Friday
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
Saturday
Celebrate the week’s achievement in an Art Show with youth and community and spend the afternoon sightseeing
Sunday
Return home

TRAINING

We’ll equip you with everything you need to impact lives through creative arts, including how to:

• Guide youth to explore their story through creative arts

• Understand the cultural and spiritual context of the trip

• Collaborate with like-minded creatives from all over the world

• Empower through story and creative arts

• Raise funds using our media and crowd-funding platform

• Promoting your trip through strategic social media

• Preparing lesson plans for a 5 day workshop using our curriculum guide

• Research and produce inspirational stories

• Select gear for international production

• Pack strategically for a short-term vision trip

OPTIONAL EXCURSION

Reflect on your journey before you return home.

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Fundraising

You don’t have to pay for anything out of pocket. We help you raise support as a 501c3 nonprofit.

TAX-DEDUCTIBLE DONATIONS

Athentikos is a 501c3 nonprofit 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.

Example of Fundraising campaign.
Connect Fundraising Campaign Example

Use the award-winning Athentikos documentary for fundraising.

COST EXPLANATION

TOTAL COST = REGISTRATION FEE + TEAM FEE + AIRFARE

We break out the total cost into three installments. Your fundraising can cover everything.

Early Registration

$100

Deadline

01/31/2020

Team Fee

$1700

DUE ON

05/01/2020

COVERS:

In-country transportation, lodging, all meals, operational expenses, some art materials, team supplies, training and scholarships for local artists.

Average Airfare

$700

DUE ON

08/01/2019

Destination Airport

Guatemala City

Airfare varies depending on your departure city. People can donate airline miles to your trip and reduce your airfare cost … even make it free!

Optional excursion

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DUE ON

08/01/2019

COVERS:

Transportation, lodging, all meals, and tours.

Team members are responsible for:

• Personal spending money (approximately $150) • Some materials needed for Creative Workshops

REGISTRATION FORM