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Burkina Faso Children’s Camp

Application Form

Summer 2020

NOTICE • (Updated 23 Mar 2020)
Due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis, this event has been cancelled
If you have any concerns, please get in touch.

An amazing opportunity to experience a different culture and to get involved in children’s ministry.

Hey you! You fancy trying something new?
Do you love working with kids?
What about playing games and sports?
Or singing and dancing?

If your answers are yes then this trip is for you!

Join us for a 10 day trip to Koudougou, Burkina Faso and help us run a summer camp for children who have been orphaned by AIDS. The camp runs for 5 days each day is filled with story telling, singing, dancing, crafts, activities, sports and more !

Want to do something different this year that will challenge you, maybe even push you beyond what you think you can do and show the children we support just how special they are.

Join us and be part of this adventure.

Deposit of £400 secures your place.

Etienne With KidsGroup Photo Outside ChurchKids In Circle With Amy

3 years ago my heart was stolen in the most beautiful way possible.

Kolton (Burkina Faso Team Member)


Burkina Faso

Currency: CFA Franc
Required protection: Yellow Fever
Recommended protection: Hepatitis A & B Polio Typhoid Malaria Rabies

Missions and Trip Application

Your details

If you're under 18, you will need to fill in the print version, and ask an parent or guardian to sign.

As on passport
House / flat number and street




Please provide two references. If you attend a church, one should be your pastor.

Medical information

It is essential that your medical fitness allows you to participate in a Drop Inn trip without placing yourself, other trip participants or members of the general public at risk. If you are in any way uncertain, you must obtain advice from your GP to confirm your fitness to travel. You must not rely on any action taken by Drop Inn or one of its representatives before, during or after your trip to support your decision to travel.

You must get travel and medical insurance to cover the trip.

It is also your responsibility, prior to undertaking a trip, that you visit a travel clinic and follow their recommendations regarding vaccinations and medication for the trip. It is also your responsibility to make sure you have any medication you require for the duration if the trip (it is advisable to bring some extra as we are working in remote areas).

Is your fitness of a level that you can manage long periods of travel (plane, road), as well as walking and spending time outside in extreme temperatures.

And finally

By submitting this form:

  • I declare that all the information that I have offered on this application is true and correct to my understanding and that I have not withheld any information that could affect my acceptance on team.
  • I confirm that I have given an accurate account of my state of health.
  • I confirm I am not travelling against medical advice
  • I confirm that I will advise Drop Inn of any changes relating to my health prior to departure.
  • I understand that if the above information indicates my health /medical fitness would place myself or other trip participants, those we are working with or members of the general public at risk then I will not be allocated a space on the trip at this time.
  • I understand and accept that involvement on a team is subject to me raising the full amount required prior to leaving Northern Ireland.
  • I understand and accept that the decision regarding my application to participate on a team is at the absolute discretion of the Team Leader in consultation with Drop Inn management and I agree to abide by their decision.
  • If selected, I willingly choose to participate in the trip and do not hold Drop Inn liable for any injury, damage, loss, additional expense, or inconvenience that occurs as a result of this trip. I fully agree to all the conditions set down regarding this trip and understand that failure to adhere to the conditions may result in my expulsion from the team. Any expenses incurred, as a result of this will be borne by me. I have read and fully understood the terms of this statement.
  • I give Drop Inn permission to use trip photography and videography that has been taken by me and includes me for promotional purposes.
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2020-07-25 00:00 2020-08-01 00:00 Europe/London Burkina Faso Children's Camp

An amazing opportunity to experience a different culture and to get involved in children's ministry.

Koudougou Guest House true
  • Drop Inn Guest House


    Koudougou Guest House


    • Dormitory-style rooms with bunk-beds
    • 3 small rooms, ideal for married couples
    • 3 bathrooms with western-style toilet and shower


    Water is a luxury in this country, so whilst staying at the Guest House don’t keep taps running unnecessarily and keep showering time to a minimum.

    Air conditioning

    Air conditioning is available in most rooms, but be mindful when using it: keep doors closed. Electrical supplies are unreliable in the town, so power-cuts to the air-conditioning and other amenities is a common occurrence.

    Electricity and WiFi

    The Guest House has WiFi in most rooms. Whilst there is an electrical supply, frequent power-cuts in the town occur. It is also a luxury, so remember to switch lights off when leaving a room etc.

    Communal area

    There is a decent sized dining/​living area which you are free to use at any time. Please keep it tidy and respect the women who help out there.

    Lights out

    You are free to stay up as long as you want. Please remember though to keep noise to a minimum between 11pm and 7am.

  • Travel Information


    To travel with us you will require a passport valid for 6 months after the return date. Individuals without a valid passport should apply for one at their earliest convenience.

    Useful sites: Passports on GOV​.UK, DFE (Ireland) Passport


    We require you to have adequate Travel Insurance if you’re travelling with us. Make sure you have the appropriate insurance for your destination.

    Useful sites: Insure and Go, Money Supermarket