general travel info

To sign up for one of our mission trips, first send the SOS Pre-Application Forms Our primary focus is in developing a long term relationship of mutual trust and respect with the indigenous Maya.

11. prohibited conduct...updated 08/21/11

From the time you board the plane to Guatemala to the time you disembark the returning airplane to the U.S. the following conduct is prohibited:

• Smoking or smokeless tobacco of any kind.

• Alcohol consumption (even if flying first class).

• Illegal drugs.

• Tattoos must be covered at all times and body piercing rings removed.  Women may wear inexpensive pierced earrings.

• Fancy nails, colored nail polish, wearing of expensive jewelry including wedding rings, watches, clothes.

• Visitation among team members in each others room in the Hotel.

• Leaving the Hotel without permission of the Team Leader.   

• Going anywhere without a "buddy".

• Talking about the civil war conflict with the locals or mission hosts.

• Loud voices, horsing around, cursing, profanity or behavior that would draw attention and negatively reflect upon all the missionaries and the mission organization.

• Gossiping about team members, leaders, the Maya and their customs.

• Leaving trash/paper anywhere.

• Putting any type of paper product in the commode beginning with arrival at Guatemala airport to time of boarding the return flight.

• Eating food from street vendors.

• Giving anything away to the locals or Maya without firsts clearing with the team leaders.

• Bringing cell phones, iPads, iPhones, iPods, computer, etc to mission site.

• Exchanging e-mail, phone numbers with locals.

• Disregarding dress protocols.

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