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Focus on Education-related Service Projects

VISIONS teen participants have completed some fantastic service projects over the years in the Dominican Republic (DR). See a few highlights below and read more about the program here.

VISIONS teens help pour cement footings for new classroom for service project

Service Project of Badly-needed New Classrooms

Teen volunteers constructed two classrooms at a school that was already filled to capacity. The school was built by past VISIONS groups, and serves 800 primary students who otherwise would have no school to attend.

Young Dominican baseball players celebrate completion of service project: a new dugout!

Popular Service Project Creates Baseball Field Amenities

Our VISIONS global adventure group completed infrastructure at a new baseball field, constructing the perimeter wall and a dugout. The field is now the centerpiece of this poor community, where baseball is the national sport and a possible means to a new life for some Dominicans.

Kids at day care service project enjoy impromptu "pony rides" provided by VISIONS summer volunteer teens

Day Camp Service Project

Working with local teens, VISIONS community service students ran Campamento de Juveniles (day camp) for 65 young children.  For 20 years we’ve been running this wildly popular camp, which provides structure and educational opportunities for many kids.

A new mural is painted to celebrate another season of VISIONS service abroad teens cooperating with locals for a service project

Cooperative Service Project:  Celebratory Mural

We designed and painted a mural at the San Luís School.  For the past 10 years, each VISIONS teen volunteer group has created a mural with local people to demonstrate the camaraderie and shared volunteer efforts.