Spend Schoolies in Albania

Transform your Schoolies experience into something extraordinary by joining us on an exhilarating mission trip to Albania!

November 20 – December 5 2024

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  • Thur 21 Nov Training in Melbourne and Travel to Tirana

    Today you will spend the day in the OM office in Melbourne preparing for the trip. We will be looking at some topics that will help you during your time in Albania. Topics include: how to share the gospel, expectations, entering another culture plus others. At the end of the day you will farewell Australia and board a flight to Tirana, Albania.

  • Fri 22 Nov Arrival in Tirana

    On arrival in Tirana we will be met by our hosting team and transferred to your accommodation to settle in. We will spend some time doing some orientation and training in further preparation for our time in Albania.

  • Sat 23 Nov Time to get to work

    Today we will be doing some work at the church like painting and some other much needed maintenance and cleaning.

  • Sun 24 Nov Church

    Today we will be attending church in Albania, worshipping God with our brothers and sisters over there. Spend time chatting with them after church and getting to know some of them!

  • Mon 25 - Tues 26 Nov Youth Outreach

    Make some new friends as we do youth outreach in the city of Gorre. Activities will include sports activities, as well as games at the church. Plus, just hanging out and finding out what the life of a teenager in Albania looks like.

  • Wed 27 Nov Odd jobs

    Another day spent doing some maintenance jobs / painting / cleaning at the church.

  • Thur 28 Nov Rest Day

    Today will be a well earned rest day. Pastor Ermal (our local host) has offered to take us site seeing; there’s many beautiful places to see on your rest day! Or you might prefer to do nothing and stay at the accommodation.

  • Fri 29 Nov Amazing Race

    Today is the amazing race in Gorre – with a purpose! Find your way through the city, completing tasks like praying for people, sharing the gospel and finding out about the local culture. Oh, and you’re on dinner duty tonight so you’ll also have to do the shopping!

  • Sat 30 Nov Cultural Night

    This evening you’ll be the hosts at an Culture Exchange Night. The guests will be the teenagers (and their parents) that you’ve met during the week. So be prepared to share about life in Australia – maybe via a kahoot quiz, sharing a song or some other creative way to introduce them to Aussie culture. During the evening you will also have a chance to share your testimony and a short gospel presentation.

  • Sun 1 Dec Church

    Join in worshipping God again with our brothers and sisters. We pray that some of the new friends you’ve made during the week will also come.

  • Mon 2 Dec Debrief

    Our last day already! Time to do some souvenir shopping, say farewell to new friends, final exploring and of course time to debrief the experience.

  • Tues 3 Dec Depart

    Today we leave Albania and start the trip back home.

  • Wed 4 Dec Arrival in Australia

    Home again with a wealth of experiences to share with your friends and family.

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