Russia Orphanage Trip 2017

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Every year for the past 17 years we have been committed to visiting orphans in the Kostroma region of Russia. Our presence in their lives is a tangible reminder that they are not forgotten nor abandoned by their heavenly Father.


Each traveler is responsible to book their own flight to match the itinerary of the rest of the team. We will fly non-stop from LAX to SVO airport on Aeroflot airlines. The exact itinerary will be provided to you once your application is approved and deposit is made. If you want to fly on another airline, your arrival and departure flights must be within a couple hours of the team.


Final ground fees may not be known until July. Ground fees cover all your ground travel, meals, hotels, translator's fees, visa processing fees, and any special activities with the kids. For a rough idea, last year's ground fees were $1700 for 11 days of travel.


Due by May 22nd, 2017

HopeChest Short Term Mission Application Paperwork Submitted

Scanned copy of Passport (clear, color copy of Passport Photo and signature page)

Passport must be signed, must contain at least two blank pages, and must not expire within 6 months of returning from Russia

First deposit: $250

Anyone signing up after May 22nd will incur an additional $200 late fee.

After June 10th, 2017, no new travelers will be accepted.


The Initial Trip Deposit of $250 is non-refundable/non-transferrable.

36-62 days from trip date: $250/person 2nd deposit can be applied towards future trips less expenses already incurred.

0-35 days from trip date: No refund/transfer is guaranteed. Our host organization, Children's Hopechest, reserves the right to evaluate the merits of each cancellation on an individual basis, including the burden and cost upon CHC.


Optional Add-Ons

  • 2nd deposit: $250
  • Final Payment: $978

Event Details

  • Sep 17
    6:00 pm
    Sep 27
    8:00 pm
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