Housing and Meals
Housing and meals are included for the week. If you have special dietary restrictions, please indicate them on your application. If you have a spouse or friend that you would like to room with, please notify us ahead of time. Spouses will be housed together, but it's not guaranteed that friends will be in every case. Housing facilities are suite-style with every three rooms sharing a divided bathroom.
The Sahara Challenge dress code is casual. Jeans, shorts, and t-shirts are acceptable provided dress remains modest.
When can I arrive and leave?
Participants should plan to arrive on campus Tuesday, June 19 for check-in, available only between 8:00 am. and 12:00 p.m. that day. The training ends at 4:15 pm on June 23.
How do I get to Bethel University?
Crescent Project will provide instructions for a shuttle between the airport and Bethel University. Driving instructions to Bethel are available here.
Do you offer childcare?
Yes! Childcare is available for a limited number of children ages infant to 13. If you choose to take advantage of our childcare program, you will be contacted after you submit this application to process payment. The deadline to apply for childcare is May 15. The deadline for cancelling childcare is also May 15. After this date all fees will be forfeited. The cost per child includes childcare, food and housing. Cost breakdown per child for the week:
Age 0-2 - $135
Age 3-8 - $225
Age 9 -13 - $330