“Let’s not get tired of doing good, because in time we’ll have a harvest if we don’t give up.”

Galatians 6:9

ASP’s 2021 theme Onward encourages us to keep doing God’s work in the world acting with love and justice toward all people.

As you prepare to serve with ASP in 2021, we hope you will use the following pre-trip sessions to get to know ASP, to get to know your group, and to get familiar with this year’s theme.

Session 1

Introducing Appalachia and ASP

Session 1 PacketSession 1 PowerPoint

Session 2

Learning Sensitivity

Session 2 PacketSession 2 PowerPoint

Final Session

Pursuing Safety

Final Session PacketFinal Session PowerPoint

Tool Training Exercises

Give your volunteers a chance to use tools hands on before their trip by completing the projects below

Picnic Table: Detailed Instructions HereStep Stool: Detailed Instructions Here

Additional Resources

For more information about logistics, recruitment, and preparation, visit our Trip Coordinator Resources page

Access ResourcesHome Selection Exercise

Have questions or feedback about the pre-trip sessions? Email us and let us know.

Email ASP

Did you know that ASP has a Scholarship program? If you have group members unable to participate that cannot attend ASP due to financial reasons, click the button below and apply on their behalf so they can serve with you on your next ASP trip.

Scholarship Application