Skills4Living

Lead workshops.

Create impact.

Live experiences.

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Volunteer teacher with classroom
Dominican Girl with new backpack
Boy playing basketball
4North dance class in the Dominican villages

Trip Overview

A journey for everyone.

Skills4Living is a customizable mission trip in the Dominican Republic that focuses on applying traveler's skills and experiences to the community.

This trip consists of a collaboration of different skill sets, passions and talents offering 3 days of creative workshops driven by the volunteers throughout the developing communities near Bani, Dominican Republic. 

Who can join? What skills are required?

Anyone and everyone! Below are example skillsets that can present a workshop:

  • Educators
  • Carpenters
  • Artists
  • Cooks
  • Engineers
  • Athletes
  • Painters
  • Mechanics

Past Workshops

Apply your knowledge and skillset to the community.

S.T.E.A.M in the classroom

Our educators have presented carefully created projects to the students. Projects include S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math), Skills For Living, Team Building and much more.

Personal protection

We've focused on teaching young women the importance of self awareness, having a voice, who to trust and fighting back. We have also taken it a step further by mentoring the young men of the community and teaching them the importance of becoming a community leader, not an aggressor.

Dance empowerment

In the past, we have offered dance programs for all ages. Our step by step dance routines not only builds excitement throughout the communities but in empowers the young dancers as well.

Feeding the community

We have walked the food to doorsteps, set up food stations within the community and even taken a sustainable approach by planting fruit trees at the schools. It doesn’t matter the method, 4North will work hard on making sure meals are delivered.

Sports & activities camps

In the past, basketball had been our way of building character and educating young children about the importance of teamwork. We have always felt that we can accomplish more by working together.

Sustainable living

We care about the communities and their future. Our global efforts started with planting mango trees to building small businesses through our micro-financing courses. We also have assisted in small build projects for families and the community.

Experiences

Choose your adventure (optional)

We will be heading out to the beautiful mountains in Jarabacoa, the adventure capitol of the Dominican Republic. Throughout our adventurous day we will have time to grab lunch at one of the breathtaking mountainside restaurants. 

*There is a small fee for each add-on adventure

Paragliding in the Dominican Republic

Paragliding

River rafting

River rafting

Off-road riding

Poolside day

What our travelers have said:

Start your journey

1. Seek out your flight

  • Flights are not included with this travel program
  • Arrival/ Departure flights must be through Santo Domingo – Las Américas International Airport (SDQ)
  • Flights must arrive between 12 – 3pm

2. Book your program

  • View itinerary and pay your deposit on our booking website.
  • Projects and Programs are subject to change. Due to COVID, we cannot promise the advertised itinerary.
  • ALL Deposits are REFUNDABLE in the form of CREDIT on a future 4North trip, for up to 1 year after booking date.

3. Fundraise & share

Looking at additional ways to support this mission? Unable to join us but looking for another way to help? Fundraising is the key! Even a small donation goes a long way to helping our amazing communities in the DR.

*Fundraising will not be applied to your volunteer program fees. All fundraising will be applied to The 4North Project’s general funds for building future projects and programs.


Looking to start a fundraiser?