TREK FOR CLEAN WATER
Trek to the top of Pico Duarte, the highest peak in the Caribbean, with BLUE Missions to provide families in the Dominican Republic with access to clean water and sanitation.
✔ Hike 3-days across 27.6 miles of tropical and pine forests to the summit of Pico Duarte, at 10,128 ft. above sea level.
✔ Travel to a community that BLUE has worked with to overcome the water crisis and spend a few hours connecting with the locals. Then spend the afternoon relaxing on the beach.
Fundraising Commitment: Each hiker commits to raise $250 in addition to the cost of their trip towards water and sanitation projects. BLUE Missions will help you with fundraising, providing a personalized website and fundraising kit. You will be required to complete a Fundraising Agreement to participate on the expedition.
FEES + COMMUNITY CONTRIBUTION: Trek for as low as $150/month
$850 + $250 CCF + Airfare
$1250 + $250 CCF (includes airfare)
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW:
Airfare is included for all participants who choose the option at check-out. The round-trip flight is from Miami to the Dominican Republic. If participants reside outside of South Florida, they are responsible for the transportation costs associated with getting to and from Miami.
Participants who are applying for the trek after October 1, 2019 (November Trek) or January 1, 2020 (February Trek) are responsible for purchasing their own airfare to Santiago, Dominican Republic (Airport Code STI). Trekkers must arrive in Santiago by 8 pm on Friday, November 22, 2019 or Monday, February 24, 2020. At 8:30 pm our driver and bus will be outside of the airport ready to pick up our trekkers and go to our Headquarters for dinner and to get a good night’s rest.
✔ Trek Guides and Mules
✔ In-Country Transportation
✔ All meals
✔ National Park Fees and Permits
CONNECT 10 PEOPLE WITH CLEAN WATER
By participating on our trek, you will help connect at least 10 people with access to clean water by reaching the minimum fundraising commitment of $250. 100% of this fundraised amount goes directly to the field towards the construction of a water system in a rural community.