Experience New Zealand, a place untouched by human beings until the Maori people arrived approximately 1,000 years ago.

Experience New Zealand is expected to run next in May of 2018. Look for applications beginning fall 2017. Any questions? Contact

Learn about stewardship and creation care in a place where human beings' impact on their surroundings is so recent and so clear.

Explore the meaning of joining in Christ's restoration of relationships: between the Creator and creation, between ethnic groups, and between human beings and creation. What does it look like to be a steward in these relationships for the flourishing of all?

Cycle on the Alps to Ocean Trail, from the foot of Mt. Cook, New Zealand's highest peak, to the historical town of Oamaru on the Pacific Ocean.

Hike the world famous Routeburn Track.

Kayak the golden beaches of Abel Tasman National Park, where Europeans first made contact with New Zealand's Maori tribes.

Visit the Creation Care Study Center and Te Papa National Museum to learn more about New Zealand's unique historical and natural history.

Build community with students from a variety of universities, areas of study, and backgrounds.

Learn what it means to steward your faith, your relationships, your time, your opportunities, and the created world, and why it all matters.

Experience New Zealand. Experience Life.


Destination: North Island; Wellington, South Island; Christchurch, Queenstown, Kaikoura, Abel Tasman National Park, Fox Glacier, Mt. Cook Village, Oamaru, other areas

Activities: backpacking, kayaking, mountain biking, cultural exploration, experiential travel

Cost: $5,200*

Dates: May 10-31, 2018 (exact dates tbd)


*Exact cost is dependent on airfare prices.

Contact Information

Steph Wessel