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additional spiritual, academic, personal, and
leadership experiences outside the traditional classroom.



I-Term week

 Our junior high students will be working on various projects.



Mr. Jacobsen and team will go to one of the most unique nations in South America. They will partner with several churches in Greater Buenos Aires, as well as YWAM Argentina. The trip will serve as a great opportunity for students to grow in their relationship with God and learn how to work as a team, as well as a time for their worldviews to be explained by seeing God at work in a nation so far away from their own. 


Mrs. Wescott's Team will be beginning their I-Term studying European War History on the DDay Beaches, then moving to Paris, the Ardennes Area and then on to Germany.  Language, history and relationship evangelism will be their focal points.  In Germany they will focus on Berlin and Nuremburg before they go to serve one week with YWAM (Youth With A Mission) and help them to establish their new base in Bad Blankenburg and Thuringer Wald.



Mr. Ossman and team will "Follow in the Footsteps of Paul" as they do a nine-day Tour of the Greek Isles. Highlights include: Tours of Athens, ancient Corinth, and the remains of Ephesus, and a 3-day cruise of the Greek Isles, including Santorini, Crete, and Patmos as they study the Apostle Paul’s journey throughout the region.                        


Mrs. Curry and team will travel to O’ahu, where they will assist Habitat for Humanity, Homeless Outreach, and do Children’s Ministries. They will visit the Polynesian Cultural Center, Pearl Harbor, and the International Market in Waikiki.             

Las Vegas

Mrs. Lidyard and team will be working with the Las Vegas Dream center doing children’s ministries, construction, cleaning, and community worship.

New Orleans

Mrs. McCrady and team will assist Project Homecoming in their effort to continue to re-build the region affected by Hurricanes. Students will also visit the French Quarter, and see surrounding communities.


Mrs. Findlay and team will go east of the mountains to "My Father's Ranch," a place where women that are recovering from a life of challenges go for recovery, to work the ranch and support the ministry staff.

South Africa

Mrs. Bratz and her team will spend time in Cape Town, South Africa, working with underprivileged children, with the "Living Hope" organization. Students will also go on Safari, and sight see at Table Mountain, Robben Island, and Cape Point.



Animal Rescue

Students will be working with local animal shelters assisting in all areas, from cleaning up animal environments, to preparing animals for adoption. Students in this class will call and coordinate  volunteers, organize conservation clean-up, do research and assisting shelters to meet the needs of the community.

Basketball Camp

 Partnering with CCS Frederickson, Tacoma, and Puyallup campuses, students will use their skills, talents, and love of basketball to reach out and minister to others. Students will be planning and implementing activities using basketball as a means to share the love of Christ. 

CCS McAlder Project

Students will be given the opportunity to serve at our new Cascade Christian location. Projects will be developed based upon the needs of the campus coordinator. Cleaning, painting, and sprucing up our newest campus, as well as completing some projects here at our own campus will be the order of business.

Elementary Tutoring

 This class will provide students with the opportunity to make a difference in the life of CCS elementary students by tutoring in classrooms. Students may also provide general assistance to teachers and may have the opportunity to teach a portion of a class. 

Friends to the Elderly

Students will see the value of our elderly community and show them love and respect by spending quality time and serving them in a personal way. We will visit Linden Grove Retirement Home three times. One Saturday in Jan., Feb., and March. We will then plan an event during the I Term week and implement the exciting event. This is a great way to build relationships that will last in our own backyard.

NW Furniture Bank

 Students will work with at The NW Furniture Bank in Tacoma. This organization provides furniture and household goods to families that are moving from being homeless into low income housing. Be prepared to sort items, assemble furniture and clean the facility Warehouse. 

Chop the Locks

Students will plan and implement a cut-a-thon locally to provide hair for Wigs-For-Kids...a charity that provides wigs for children with hair loss associated with chemo from cancer treatment. 

Hope for the Homeless


Students will find a new way to experience I Term. This team will serve one Saturday per month in January, February and March, working with the Freezing Nights program. Serving the homeless of Pierce County during the toughest part of the day...Night time. The week of I Term, this team will meet only once to debrief their experience of helping the homeless as they encounter the cold NW nights.

South Sound
Dream Center


Students on this team will be working at the South Seattle Dream Center to reach and assist struggling families in the South Seattle area. This team will go out into South Seattle suburbs to reach out to those in need. Just as in inner cities, the suburbs are full of ruined and destroyed lives. Each student will be able to put their gifting and talent to use through the many and varied outreaches. Expect God to use each member in unbelievable ways. 

Zoo Crew 2104

In this course students will learn about the animals, their habitats and conservation programs supported by Woodland Park Zoo. Over the course of this year students will interact with 3rd grade students at the Puyallup Elementary School sharing their knowledge and preparing the students for a field trip to Woodland Park Zoo, where the CCS students will be the tour guides as we explore the zoo together. In addition to learning about conservation programs and zoo tours, the students in this class will conduct a service project at the Woodland Park Zoo during the IMPACT term week in April.

The Evergreen State College Tour Experience


Students will experience different college environments (large, small, traditional, private, public, etc.) in order to help them narrow down and hopefully choose the best Washington State College for them. Students will tour campuses, meet with college admissions counselors, talk with university students, and eat in the dining halls of 6 Washington Universities. Additionally students will stay overnight in college dorms at two of the colleges we visit.  A service component will be a part of this class as well. 




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