Service Trips  |  Ecuador Service Trip

Serve WITH US at the Young Living Academy!

Submit your application by November 17.

Apply by November 17 for the opportunity to join The D. Gary Young, Young Living Foundation on a service trip to help the families at the Young Living Academy in Chongón, Ecuador! The trip takes place December 6–12, 2020.

This is your opportunity to join our mission to empower individuals to achieve their potential and defy limitations.

During the trip you’ll participate in hands-on service projects, including improving the homes of students and families who desperately need adequate shelter. You’ll also spend time interacting and creating memories with the Young Living Academy’s students and staff!

Ecuador Service Trip Details

What is the trip schedule?

The trip will take place December 6-12, 2020. This means that you will most likely be departing your home country on December 6 and then departing Ecuador to return home on December 12. Please note that dates are subject to change.

How much does a service trip cost? What does the cost cover?

A service trip costs $3,500 USD per person. This covers the cost of flights, transportation, hotel accommodations, food, and other expenses while in Ecuador. The cost of the trip is tax deductible for U.S. citizens who make contributions through the Young Living Foundation. Payments to individuals are not considered tax deductible.

Who handles flight and lodging accommodations?

Flights and lodging are arranged by the Young Living Foundation. Information will be provided to those selected to go on this trip.

When can I submit an application?

Applications are being accepted until November 17, 2019. Click here to apply.

What factors are considered for acceptance?

Applications are evaluated based on skills, experience, desire, and an applicant’s history of supporting the Young Living Foundation.

When will I find out if I’ve been selected to go?

All applicants will be notified of acceptance, denial, or waitlist status on or by November 5, 2019. Those who have been accepted will have until December 1 to commit by making a nonrefundable deposit of $500 USD, which will go toward the overall cost of the trip.

What service will attendees perform?

Members selected for the 2020 Ecuador service trip will participate in hands-on service projects, including improving the homes of students and families who desperately need reliable shelter. Members will also interact with the Young Living Academy’s students and staff and create lasting memories!

Are there any age restrictions?

Because construction-type work will make up a significant portion of this service trip, we are only accepting applicants ages eight and up.

Who can I contact for more information?

We look forward to serving together with you! Please email us at with any specific questions you may have.