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Easter break is from March 26 through April 2. The school and offices will be closed. School resumes Tues. April 3.

Mexico Mission Trip

CVCS is headed to Mexico, but we need YOUR help!  


How to get involved?

  • Donate items to fill the care package
  • Lend us tools
  • Participate in the prebuild - March 17
  • Go on the trip! -  April 6th-8th

We are partnering with an organization called Hands of Mercy to build a loft house for a family in Ensenada Mexico.

What is a loft house?

A loft house is home that is prefabricated in a parking lot in the US and assembled in Mexico in a single day. Though not luxurious by any definition, a loft house gives some basic protection and shelter from the elements. A loft house is a 12-foot by 12-foot structure with 4 windows, a lockable door and a second story attic loft for sleeping that is reached by an interior ladder. The house has a raised wooden floor, covered with linoleum, built on concrete piers. This speeds construction time by eliminating extra days to pour and cure a cement slab. Work teams can build loft houses on lots that would not be suitable for slab construction. These homes exhibit a visible testimony to the love of Jesus to the new home owners and their entire community.

How to get involved?

    • All items need to be at CVCS by March 17th
  • Lend us tools
    • Click the following link to see what tools we need at each event  
    • We will need a variety of tools on: 
      • Friday, March 16 at CVCS
      • Saturday, March 17 at CVCS (it would be even better if you were able to come help us operate them!)
      • Friday-Sunday, April 6th-8th 
  • Participate in the prebuild
    • What is the prebuild?
      • CVCS will be hosting an event here in our parking lot during which we will build the floor, walls and roof of a house that will be later assembled in Mexico. Once assembled, the panels will be loaded onto a trailer and driven down to Mexico three weeks later where the team of 20-25 people will assemble it for a family.
    • When?
      • Saturday, March 17 8:00 am -1:00 pm
      • Spaghetti lunch to follow (proceeds will go toward the building supplies used to build the house)
    • Where?
      • At CVCS in the parking lot
    • Who can come?
      • Anyone! Young, old, child or adult. We will have jobs and tasks for people of all ages
    • How much does it cost?
      • $250.00 for students and $75.00 for adults
      • Students will be sending out support letters to raise the bulk of the cost
      • Cost includes transportation to and from Mexico, room and board while in Mexico and additional trip expenses. Cost does not cover lunch on Friday or dinner on Sunday.
    • What do you need?
      • A current passport
      • A notarized permission slip (minors only)
      • A sense of adventure
      • A servant’s heart

What will the trip look like?
On a separate weekend from the pre build, a team of 20-25 people (half adults and half students) will assemble the loft house in the area of Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico.

Early Friday morning a flatbed trailer, loaded with the house, will be transported to the Mexican border. Participants in the trip will be driven by a teacher/chaperone caravan leaving from CVCS several hours later. The caravan will stop near the border before crossing to have lunch and then drive across the Mexico Border. Once in Mexico the team will head to the Hands of Mercy facility, Rancho Casitas. Rancho Casitas is a beautiful, private and secure location located in the hills of Ensenada. Upon arriving to the ranch the team will unload their gear, eat dinner and spend time enjoying the ranch (complete with table tennis, basketball, a zip line and a swimming pool).

On Saturday morning after a prepared breakfast and a logistics meeting, the team will go out to assemble the panels into a complete home in just one day. After completing the build, the team will pray for the family, dedicate the house and hands over the keys along with a Spanish Bible and a Spanish audio-Bible. Once finished, the team will then return to Rancho Casitas for a hot shower and dinner. After dinner, the team will enjoy a campfire and other leisure activities.

Sunday morning, after breakfast, the team will pack up early in order to worship with a local church community before heading home. Students will not be expected to return to CVCS until late Sunday evening.


Questions? Contact Mrs. Stevens at 

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