Engage California

Engage California (Greater Los Angeles) in partnership with King’s Castle USA, is aimed at reaching children and youth with the love and message of Jesus Christ.

Engage Students will have the opportunity to serve alongside lay leaders in local churches and missions teams in Greater Los Angeles (with 230+ language groups) to disciple children and youth to share their faith through a variety of creative arts, drama, music, choreographed dance, human videos, puppetry, clowning, Christian illusion and illustration sermons.

Service Opportunities

Engage Students Spend 15-25 Hours Weekly in Service through:

Engage Students will serve in local churches at least one day a week where they will receive hands-on experience in cross-cultural ministry (based on their personal goals, abilities, and leadership skills).

During the school semesters, Engage Students will receive one-on-one mentoring, biblical training, on-line accredited classes, and hands-on experience with outreaches in the afternoons at the schools, public parks and community events on Monday-Thursdays and on Saturdays; Fridays will be reserved for free-time or group activities at least once a month at the beach, in the mountains or other sight-seeing trips.

During the Summer, Engage Students will choose from 2 options as Team Leaders for mission teams: (1) Youth Discipleship Training on Monday-Thursday, with outreaches and team activities on Wednesdays and Saturdays; or (2) Children’s Crusades on Monday-Friday at a different church each week from June-August.

Engage California Dates and Cost

Fall Semester (August 14 – December 22) 
Spring Semester 
(January 9 – May 19)
Summer Internship (May 22 – August 12)

(Dates may vary based on personal choice for on-line college courses)

Engage Fees Cover the Following: housing with utilities, meals, required supplemental medical insurance,
internet access, local transportation and ministry travel excursions.

Engage Fees Do Not Cover: airfare to and from the site, personal pocket money, personal travel before, during, or after the Engage program, and personal toiletries and entertainment. Students will individually purchase plane tickets, however, the Site Directors will provide instruction and guidance in purchasing tickets.

Please Note: Engage fees do not cover student’s university fees and tuition.