BOUNCE is a pre-packaged mission experience that provides student ministries the opportunity to impact affected areas by being the hands and feet of Christ. This new student ministry platform offers students the opportunity to assist communities in their efforts to BOUNCE back from devastation after disaster has struck. In addition to disaster recovery projects, a BOUNCE mission features times of worship and reflection designed to help participants encounter and respond to God.
Dates & Locations
Here are the 2015 Summer BOUNCE dates. Location details are currently being identified. Continue checking back for more details!
July 27-August 1*
*Disaster Response Week: A week designed to respond to any disaster that may occur in the spring or early summer of 2015. BOUNCE will explore opportunities to mobilize student youth groups.
Cost is $250, includes:
- Lodging in an area school or church (bring your air mattress),
- Mission prep materials,
- Printed materials,
- Mission coordinating team, mission staff and worship team, and
- A BOUNCE t-shirt.
Although BOUNCE is designed to mobilize student groups to assist communities as they bounce back from disaster, adults (21 and up) play a significant role. For more information and our leadership materials, visit our Group Leaders page.
Online registration is currently closed for the 2014 Summer Projects. Continue checking back for 2015 registration though!
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Student volunteers help West Bounce to recovery
by Tyler Agnew — June 23, 2014
Ninety-degree weather, manual labor and full workdays all completed with an attitude of bringing restoration in the name of Jesus Christ — that is what Texas Baptists’ Bounce is all about.
“I just really like working hard to help people,” student volunteer Kayla Kemp said. “It makes me feel like I’m impacting people.”
Kemp, high school senior from First Baptist Church of Copperas Cove, was one of nearly 200 volunteers who joined Bounce, a student-focused disaster recovery mission experience, which launched in West, Texas mid-June where the community is recovering from the April 2013 fertilizer plant explosion…