Lifetree Adventures Offers Christian Family Travel to Alaska
Released on: September 26, 2008, 12:32 am
Press Release Author: Alexia Nestora
Industry: Transportation & Logistics
Press Release Summary: Lifetree Adventures is a new division of Group Workcamps Foundation, a leading non-profit mission organization offering Christian travel trips for youth and adults for over 30 years.
Press Release Body: Loveland, CO, September 26, 2008 -- Lifetree Adventures today announced a new addition to their portfolio of trips, a Christian family adventure to Alaska. Part vacation and part Christian service, this new adventure will allow travelers to experience the thrills of Alaska as well as helping local villagers.
Travelers on this Christian family adventure will stand atop a glacier, hike in Denali National Park, and catch a glimpse of the tallest mountain in North America, Mt. McKinley. They will spend a day sailing in Prince William Sound, listen for the crackling noise of a calving glacier, and visit the wildlife preserve near Anchorage and get to know the many “wild” residents who call Alaska their home.
While participating in this Christian family travel, families will enjoy numerous activities, including horseback riding, river rafting, or shopping for Native Alaskan handicrafts in the largest open-air market in Anchorage. Their time in this beautiful land will be filled with exploration, once-in-a-lifetime moments, and mesmerizing vistas that are guaranteed to take your breath away. Families will experience the many lakes, mountain ranges, and wildlife that make Alaska God’s country! For a detailed itinerary visit: http://www.lifetreeadventures.com/Alaska.aspx
Immersed in all this glorious beauty is great need. On Lifetree Adventures Christian family trip, travelers volunteer at a camp that cares for kids from around the country. Every summer they come to be stretched in their faith and grow in their love for Jesus. Travelers will help around the camp with maintenance, gardening, cleaning, and plenty of other projects that a family can do together.
When not working in the camp, families will serve in the nearby community and bless the elderly who can no longer do the things they need to do in preparation for a long, hard winter. On this Christian family trip, families work alongside men, women, and their families. Experience everyday life in the Alaskan wild, and spend time learning about their traditions. Life in the village is very hard, and the time passengers spend with them, showing God’s love to these amazing people, will make a difference for years to come.
Lifetree Adventures Christian Family Trip Itinerary: July 25 - August 2, 2009
Day 1 Arrive in Anchorage and transfer to the hotel.
Day 2 Depart in the morning for a day hike in Alyeska and Girdwood. Passengers visit an animal sanctuary in the afternoon.
Day 3 Transfer by coach to the camp. Service days begin this afternoon.
Days 4-6 Various service projects in/around camp. Passengers provide service in the neighboring community to the elderly.
Day 7 Board a coach in the morning for Talkeetna (near Denali National. Park). Passengers will enjoy a free family day in Talkeetna Choose and will be able to choose from various tour options in and around the park.
Day 8 Return to Anchorage by coach and share experiences with fellow travelers at the farewell dinner.
Day 9 Transfer to the airport.
The age requirement for this Christian family travel is 7 years of age. The prices for 9 days are $1450 per person adult $450 per child (age 7 - 17). For more information about this Alaskan Christian family adventure please visit: http://www.lifetreeadventures.com/Alaska.aspx or call 800-747-2157.
Lifetree Adventures is a new division of Group Workcamps Foundation, a leading non-profit mission organization offering Christian travel trips for youth and adults for over 30 years. Lifetree offers Christian travel options to Kenya, Tanzania, Peru, Guatemala, Israel, Jordan, Mazatlan, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Uganda and Vanuatu with new destinations being constantly added. Through Group Workcamps, over 250,000 volunteers have provided more than 7 million hours of volunteer service to projects in hundreds of U.S. and international locations. http://www.lifetreeadventures.com For media inquiries please contact Alexia Nestora at Lasso Communications, firstname.lastname@example.org, 303.898.3376 Press Release Submission by PressReleasePoint(http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/)