Bridges to Community Trips

Ready to join a volunteer service trip to Nicaragua or the Dominican Republic? Scroll down to see trips that are available for you to join today or contact us to create a new trip for your group.

Choose from one of the six categories of trips we sponsor: Business Professionals, Engineering, Faith-based Groups, Friends & Family, High School & College and Medical & Health. Then contact Rusty Pedersen, Vice President of Volunteer Services, at 914-923-2200 or e-mail Rusty to discuss your opportunities with Bridges to Community.

Upcoming Trips

Fall Business Leaders Nov 11 – Nov 18, 2017

Please join Mark Rollins, Executive Vice President, Westchester office, Brown & Brown of New York, Inc., this November on a house building trip to Masaya, Nicaragua. Click here to view the official flyer and save the date! Mark began our Business Leader program in 2004 and has traveled to Nicaragua over 13 times since his first trip back in [Continue Reading]

Group Type Business Professionals
Destination Masaya, Nicaragua
Max Group Size 40
Cost $1,595.00 plus airfare to Managua, Nicaragua

New Friends to Nicaragua Dec 4 – Dec 10, 2017

Join volunteers from across North America to help build a new home for a deserving family in the northern coffee region of Nicaragua. A job for everyone but no skills required. A warm, personal experience living, learning, and working with local families. A life changing event while making lifetime friends. Email group leader with questions [Continue Reading]

Group Type Adult
Destination Jinotega, Nicaragua
Max Group Size 15
Cost $1395 plus airfare to Jinotega, Nicaragua

Alternative Break in Nicaragua Jan 6-14, 2018

Alternative Break in Nicaragua Join a group of liked minded college and post grad students for an incredible alternative break this January in Nicaragua for a week of giving back and helping out. This one week trip will renew your spirit of humanity as you help build a home for a family in need, working [Continue Reading]

Group Type College & Post Graduates
Destination Nicaragua
Max Group Size 20
Cost $1,395 plus airfare to Nicaragua

Washington, DC IT Professionals Jan 13 – Jan 21, 2018

Join us for an incredible week organized by leaders in the Information Technology industry working in the Washington, DC area. This group has gone down 13 times to Nicaragua, and has helped to build dozens of homes, multiple schools, and has raised thousands of dollars for Bridges to Community’s projects over the last 10 years. [Continue Reading]

Group Type Business Professionals
Destination Nicaragua
Max Group Size 20
Cost $1395 plus airfare to Nicaragua

Winter Business Professionals Feb 4 – Feb 11, 2018

This is our 2nd Business Professionals Trip of 2018. This trip travels to our site in Masaya, Nicaragua and hopes to build 2 houses next February. This particular trip is being led by Roger Sitkins, the owner of Sitkins International, a consulting firm to Independent Insurance Agency owners both here in the US and abroad. [Continue Reading]

Group Type Business Professionals
Destination Masaya, Nicaragua
Max Group Size 20
Cost $1,595.00

NY Design Professionals Service Learning Trip March 17 – 24, 2018

This is the third annual NY Design Professionals Bridges to Community trip that invites architects, engineers, planners, and others in the design profession to join together in a service learning and community building experience. Non-design professionals are also welcome! This year’s trip will be similar to last year’s trip in that we will build a […]

Group Type Business Professionals
Destination Masaya, Nicaragua
Max Group Size 20
Cost $1,395.00 plus airfare to Masaya, Nicaragua

Check Out Past Trips

St. John Episcopal-Larchmont, NY June 24 – July 1

Join Father Joe Green and other members of St. John’s Episcopal Church from Larchmont, NY when they travel to Nindiri, Nicaragua to build 2 houses this summer. St. John’s has been traveling to Nicaragua since 2006. This trip is open to adults and adults looking to travel with their teens. For availability and information on [Continue Reading]

Group Type Faith-Based
Destination Nindiri, Nicaragua
Max Group Size 20
Cost $1,395.00 plus airfare to Managua, Nicaragua

Friends of Arlington PS July 12 – July 20

The friends and supporters of the Arlington Public Schools from Dutchess County, NY are seeking volunteers to assist them in the construction of 2 houses this summer in Masaya, Nicaragua. This is their 6th trip to Masaya since 2009. This is a group of adults traveling with teens. For availability and information on flights contact [Continue Reading]

Group Type Friends & Family
Destination Masaya, Nicaragua
Max Group Size 20
Cost $1,395.00 plus airfare to Managua, Nicaragua

Teens Only – July 22 – July 29

Join teenagers from around the country this summer for a week of service and cultural exchange led by Jim Agnello, the Dean of Students from Bronxville High School, Bronxville, NY. Jim leads 2 trips a year to Nicaragua with Bridges to Community, one in April and this one in July. Jim accepts teens traveling independently [Continue Reading]

Group Type High School
Destination Nindiri, Nicaragua
Max Group Size 20
Cost $1,395.00, plus airfare to Managua, Nicaragua

Holmes Camp & Family Trip – Aug 5 – Aug 12

Join teens and adults from the Holmes Summer Camp from Holmes, NY, along with other volunteers this summer on a one week service trip to Nicaragua. This trip is open to all teens traveling independently as well as families looking for an immersion experience in the 2nd poorest county in the Western Hemisphere. This group [Continue Reading]

Group Type High School
Destination Masaya, Nicaragua
Max Group Size 15
Cost $1,395.00 plus international airfare to Managua, Nicaragua