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Click here to see list of available trips. Then, click the apply now button next to your selected trip. You will then be guided through the 5-step application process. You must complete the online application and submit your deposit ($75 for domestic trips/$200 for international trips) in order for registration to be complete. Once this process is complete, you will receive an application confirmation email receipt as well as an email deposit receipt if the deposit was paid online.
Yes. Blackbaud, the NEXT Worldwide website host, has made every effort to protect your information. They use industry-standard SSL encryption techniques to make sure that your credit card information, passwords, and personal information travel securely over the Internet. They have also installed an encryption engine on our database server so that your data is securely stored.
If you are a registered trip participant with a login, then the ‘Trip Login’ link takes you to a landing page where there are messages and alerts specifically for you. You are able to add to and update your application until we have all required information. You are also able to change your address, email, phone number and any other information from this location.
A family doctor can advise and/or administer any necessary vaccinations that may be needed prior to travel based on travel destination and pre-existing health conditions. You can also check with your county health department.

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has very helpful information regarding immunizations and travel health by country at

Click here for instructions and links to a passport application and your local passport agency.
There are two primary reasons for the NEXT staff having a copy of your passport face page. In order to purchase tickets in some cases we need the information contained on that page. Also, NEXT staff will carry a printed copy of your passport face page in case your passport needs to be replaced. A back up copy will be kept at the NEXT Worldwide office for this purpose also.
Please click here to view a packing list. At our final pre-trip meeting we will let you know if there are any additional items needed for your child’s specific trip location.
We purchase travel insurance for both domestic and international trips. For domestic trips your personal health insurance is used as primary and the insurance we purchase is secondary. For international trips the insurance we purchase is treated as primary.
No. NEXT must have the signed, notarized original of your trip release. The NEXT staff will take this with them on the field to be used at checkpoints and for medical reasons if necessary. The NEXT Worldwide mailing address is: P.O. Box 271130, Flower Mound, TX 75027.
This website address will take you to your personal fundraising page. This URL is automatically included in any emails that are sent through the email center in Trip Headquarters (My HQ) after you have logged into the personal fundraising page. You can also copy and paste this link into any other type of email or social media to let others know how to make a donation to your trip.
This page will serve as the hub for all of your communications and financial information. You can use the tools on this page to interact with anyone who might be supporting you (through prayer or financially) as well as with NEXT Worldwide. You will be able to log in and see current financial records in regard to the trip. In the event you do not need to raise financial support, setting up this page is still necessary and required in order for your application to be processed. Setting up this page will allow the NEXT staff to run reports on the trip participants and provides an avenue for feedback, communication and planning.
Log in through the ‘Trip Login’ button in the upper right corner of the page using the username and password you created when applying for your trip. You will be directed to the “My Trip” landing page. Click on “My Fundraising Page” and follow the instructions. Be sure to use the auto-fill feature so that your information is picked up exactly as it was entered. You can bookmark your fundraising page for easy access going forward.
On the NEXT Worldwide website, friends and family can locate a trip participant (you) by clicking on the “Give” menu and then selecting “Participant.” By typing your name in the search window, they will be directed to your donation page where they can join your support team!
The deposits are $75 for domestic trips and $200 for international trips.
Yes. Your deposit amount goes toward your final trip cost. It will appear as a donation in your “Money Raised to Date” on your personal fundraising page under “My Trip Headquarters” (My HQ).
Because NEXT Worldwide is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, all contributions received are non-refundable. All funds received are used for trips, developing church-planting partnerships and establishing churches in the countries in which we serve. No contributions raised by trip participants go toward NEXT staff salaries or overhead costs. To get more information on how NEXT Worldwide uses donations, please email or call (972) 355-4100 for more information.
You must type in the first name or last name of the trip participant exactly as it was entered by the trip participant. It is not case sensitive. If you have a problem locating a participant that you are sure has applied, please email the participant’s name to or call (972)-355-4100 for further assistance.
Click here to see a typical trip schedule.
For more information on raising support, check out our Support Raising Resources page.
NEXT Worldwide regards safety and security as one of our most important priorities. We work diligently with our church-planting partner to provide a safe environment and healthy food/drink preparation in every region we work. We are constantly monitoring the safety of the areas in which we work as well as preparing contingency plans in case the need arises. Travel insurance is included in our trip costs to cover any in-country medical needs as well as emergency evacuation if needed. Additionally all NEXT mission leaders are first aid/CPR certified. For a more comprehensive list of our safety measures, please click here.
Log in through the ‘Trip Login’ button in the upper right corner of the page using the username and password you created when applying for your trip. This will take you to the “My Trip” page where you can select the button “My Fundraising Page.” This will direct you to your own personal fundraising page. Click “View My Reports” and you will be able to see your “Donation Statistics.” You are able to customize the columns at the bottom to see different pieces of information. Click here to download additional instructions.
Remember that your username and password are case sensitive. If you forgot your password you can request it here.
Submit it here and a NEXT staff member will follow up shortly.