September 27 – October 5, 2019

Application Due Dates:

We are no longer taking applications for this event, but please check back when we publish our event schedule for 2020 later this year. Thank you for considering serving with Refuge 139.

Difficulty Rating:

3 out of 10


Expect average highs to be in the mid 60s, with temperature at night dipping into the 40s.


Provided by Wycliffe – Germany in Holzhausen, Germany.

Purpose of Program:

To provide meaningful care, instruction, and recreation for the children of missionary families who are gathering for a time of networking, skills building, fellowship, and spiritual encouragement.

Number of Kids in Program:

Approximately 25 kids; ages 3-12 years old

Country Description:

Germany is in Western and Central Europe. It is known for its food and contributions to the automotive industry. Holzhausen is approximately 120 km NNW of Frankfurt-Flughafen (Airport).

Debriefing Activity:

Shopping at a local market.

Trip Costs:

  • Flights (from the US approximately $900 USD)
  • Refuge 139 Cost $1500 USD – (includes room/board, in-country expenses, visa, evacuation insurance)


  • All Childhood Immunizations
  • DPT up-to-date
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B

Number of Volunteers Needed:

This event has been fully staffed.

Additional Information: