LECTURE PHASE: March 6 – May 26, 2017
OUTREACH PHASE: May 29 – August 4th, 2017
Bilingual school (English/Spanish)
Adapt, Improvise and Overcome
The Building in Missions school is for people who want to learn or improve their building skills. It is designed to train individuals in forming and leading construction teams. Besides construction, we will focus on sustainability and working in a cross-cultural environment. The school consists of lectures and hands-on experience through the steps of building. You will experience the full process, starting from the cutting down of a tree all the way to a cabin that is ready to move in to. The curriculum includes:
-Team work and leadership
-Safety in the use of hand and power tools,
-Study of building materials
-Felling trees and milling lumber
-Working in rural environments
-Surveying, design, and drawing
-Basic technics in concrete, rebar, bricks, blocks, plaster, stucco, tiles
-Roofing, interior and exterior siding, insolation, aeration
-Painting, wood treatment
-Appropriate technology and local resources
-Basic cabinets and furniture building
The Building in Mission School is registered with the University of the Nations (U of N) under the name Basic Construction Technology School (BCTS).
If you have any questions don’t hesitate to contact us at email@example.com (please put in subject line the name of the school and your last name) or at +(506) 2267-7063. Be sure to determine the correct numeric prefix when calling from your country.
To be considered for a school at YWAM Heredia, we need you to complete 4 forms and 2 reference forms listed below (pastor, ministry leader, teacher, employer or friend).
For the Application, some forms can be filled out online. Downloaded forms can be filled out on your computer and emailed to us. You can also print it, fill out, scan and email to us.
- School Application (fill online)
- Personal información questions (fill online)
- Adult Confidential Health Form (fill online) (If you have children accompanying you, please contact the base for details with children)
- Medical Release & Consent Form (downloadable file, Please print, sign and email back to us)
For the 2 reference form , you cand send the this link (goo.gl/forms/byry6AA4mtMFj0lj2) to the person referencing you or you can download the file. If you download the file, please fill out the top portion of the first page of the reference forms with your personal contact information and email to the one filling out your reference forms. They will email it back to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For the cost of the lecture phase of the BIM (BCTS) school go to ywamheredia.com/fees/
Outreach cost varies depending on the location of outreach (between $1500-$3000).