Discovery FAQs

Where has Valor Discovery served in past years?

In 2013, over 300 students traveled on 19 transformational Discovery experiences, around the globe, to serve the less fortunate in 14 different countries including Albania, Bahamas, Cambodia, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Haiti, India, Kenya, Mexico Nicaragua, Rwanda, Thailand, Uganda and the United States. In previous years, Valor students traveled to Australia, Chile, Cozumel, Mexico, France, Greece and Israel. Over the years, Discovery has traveled with over 1300 students and leaders to 21 countries and 25 locations.

What immunizations are required to travel on a Discovery Experience?

Required immunization will vary by team and location. Your local travel clinic, such as Tri-County, can provide the immunization requirements for the specific location.

How many Discovery service hours are received for each Discovery experience?

Generally, most Discovery experiences will provide Valor students with 40 hours of the requirement for Discovery service hours.

How do students fund their trips?

Although Discovery provides some tools and minor team fundraising efforts, the fundraising is the primary responsibility of the families. Those who diligently pursue all fundraising efforts will be considered for student scholarship assistance.

How do I log Discovery service hours for my Discovery experience?

The Discovery service hours will be automatically logged for students who participate in Valor Discovery experiences.

How do I access the Discovery team blogs?

Discovery team blogs are located on the Discovery registration site or by clicking here.

How can I support Valor Discovery?

Thank you for supporting our vision to transform student’s and the world for Christ. To help fund Valor Discovery, please click here and select the fund you wish to support.

2017-18 Required Pre-Approved Hours for Freshman & Sophomore Discovery Experience Consideration

 

4 REQUIRED DISCOVERY SERVICE HOURS

Alaska
California (girls)
Castle Rock – Wellspring
Costa Rica (soccer)
Denver Urban (3 teams)
Dominican Republic (basketball)
Grand Canyon (life group)
Idaho
Hurricane Relief
Mexico
Navajo Nation
Zion National Park

 

8 REQUIRED DISCOVERY SERVICE HOURS

India (Veritas)
Guatemala (Spanish immersion)

 

15 REQUIRED DISCOVERY SERVICE HOURS

Honduras
Nicaragua – Managua
Nicaragua – Puerto Cabezas
Peru

 

35 REQUIRED DISCOVERY SERVICE HOURS

Africa – Kenya
Africa – Rwanda
Haiti
India
South Africa
Thailand