Celebration 2023

You’re invited to the 2023 Celebration in Africa!
join staff and friends • celebrate and worship • come and see


We will gather, celebrate, and grow alongside African and Middle Eastern Young Life staff, U.S. staff and people from all over the world!

Join us for all or part of this exciting time.  The Celebration has been designed to be 2 weeks in duration if you attend a regional trip, the Celebration and an add-on trip.  If you climb Mt. Kilimanjaro, the trip is just over 3 weeks.

July 10-15, 2023 – REGIONAL TRIPS.  Join a group to visit one of the countries where Young Life ministry is active and growing in Africa.  Visit ministry and see unique countries!  Indicate your interest when registering for the Celebration.  Click HERE to view information about regional trips.  Costs vary based on trip.

July 15-19, 2023 – CELEBRATION in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania.  We will gather at the Young Life Training Center in Dar Es Salaam to worship and be together as we lean in to encourage and bless one another. Ground transportation, lodging, meals and activities are included.  Cost per person:  $975

July 19 and on – Additional Adventures.  See the options below to go on Safari, climb Mt. Kilimanjaro, or go to Zanzibar for a beach getaway. Choose your own adventure and explore all that Africa has to offer.


Join us for an ADVENTURE add-on!  Click HERE for more information.

In partnership with Beyond Adventures, we are excited to offer these additional trips.

3 day/2 night Safari to Tarangire National Park.  July 19-22.  Includes one-way airfare from Dar to Arusha on July 19, game drives, and meals.

4 day/3 night Safari to the Serengeti.  July 19-23.  Includes one-way airfare from Dar to Arusha on July 19, game drive, and meals.  Balloon safari add-on is also available.

10 day Mt. Kilimanjaro Climb. July 19-29.  Includes one-way airfare from Dar to Arusha on July 19.

3 days/3 nights in Zanzibar.  July 19-23.  Includes transportation from Dar to Zanzibar on July 19, and a luxury stay at a beach resort.  All meals and ground transportation included.

Additional Details:

International airfare is not included.

Families and children are welcome.

New to Young Life Africa/Middle East?  You are welcome!


Questions?  Contact Tina Atkinson.



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