Pre-Trip Event Days Posted

Dates for the learning days ahead of the trip to Nicaragua have been put together and here they are straight from the TCOW organizing committee meeting:
Leaders only: June 14 (Teambuilding and Meeting the Organizing Committee)
September 20, 2014 (Introductions)
October 18, 2014 (First Nations in Canada and Nicaragua)
November 22, 2014 (Nicaragua Day)
January 9-10, 2015 (Urban Plunge – sleepover starts in the evening Friday and ends mid-afternoon on Saturday)
February 21, 2015 (Final Prep Day)
Specific times will be laid out closer to the dates, however for the most part, plan to be available for the bulk of the days.

Applications for TCOW 2015 Are Now Available!


TCOW is looking for youth who will be in grade 10-12+ (age 15+) as of March 2015 who have an interest in social justice, and are excited to learn about the culture in Nicaragua in relation to issues which exist right here in Canada. Applications need to be submitted by May 15.

To apply as a participant, click here or select the participant application page under TCOW 2015.


The TCOW organizing committee is looking for three adult leaders to help lead the youth during the pre-trip events along with leadership during the voyage in Nicaragua. In addition to the three program leaders, the TCOW committee is search for a leader to act as a chaplain to accompany our youth through the pre-trip events and trip to Nicaragua. Applications need to be submitted by April 26.

To apply as a leader or chaplain click here or select the leadership application page under TCOW 2015.

Upcoming 2015 Information Meeting

Attention United Church Youth!

Will you be 15 or older next year?

Two Countries – One World is holding the last of our information nights for you and your parents/guardians to come and hear about our next Service & Learning Trip to Nicaragua for March Break in 2015.


Date: Sunday, March 30, 2014.

Time: 7 PM

Place: Harcourt United Church (87 Dean Avenue, Guelph)


Come join in the TCOW tradition, a mission aimed at changing lives & producing globally aware students, who will help shape a more just and sustainable future for all of us. See you there!