Passionate about basketball and service learning?
Want to share your talents with Haitian youth?
Join us for an unforgettable 5-day Student Ambassador program,
June 27 - July 1, 2019.


Apply to be a 2019 PowerForward Student Ambassador

Student Ambassadors are:

  • US High School student playing JV or Varsity basketball

  • Passionate about basketball and service learning

  • Have a valid passport (CANNOT expire before January 2020)

  • Able to fundraise at least $2500 to participate. All proceeds go to support PowerForward Int’l student scholarships and youth programs in Haiti.

The 2019 Student Ambassador Experience:

June 27th: Arrive and Explore Port-Au-Prince
- All student ambassadors meet at Miami International Airport for an early-morning group flight to Haiti
- Arrive in Port-Au-Prince, private transportation to Karibe Hotel in Petionville for check-in
(students stay 2 per room)
- Local lunch
- Driving tour with local guide of Port-Au-Price (Haiti National Museum, Iron Market, and more!)
- Dinner at local restaurant



 

June 28th: Basketball Camp
- Breakfast at hotel
- Transportation to basketball gym
- PowerForward Basketball all-day Camp for 500+ Haitian Youth
- Help lead the program as an Assistant Coach for a group of attendees
- Lunch with local youth
- Dinner at local restaurant

June 29th: Basketball Tournament
- Breakfast at hotel an check-out
- Transportation to basketball gym
- PowerForward Basketball Tournament
- Help as Assistant Coach tournament team(s)
- Play on US PowerForward Team vs local team
- Travel to Royal Decameron all-inclusive resort

 

June 30th: Royal Decameron Resort
- Full day to relax, swim and explore!
- All meals included

July 1st: Travel Day
- Morning check-out of Royal Decameron Resort by 9am
- 2hr drive back to Port-Au-Prince
- 2pm flight from Port-Au-Prince to Miami (arrive at 4:30pm, go through customs)
- Student Ambassadors responsible for own travel from Miami home


2019 Student Ambassador Application

Application Deadline: May 5th

Student Ambassadors invited to attend: May 10th

Deposit of $500 due: May 15th

Remaining program fee due: June 1st

Refund Policy:

It's the summer and plans change. We get it and designed Epiic Solutions programs to be as flexible as possible to fit your needs. 

The best option, switch weeks! 
Rather than cancel your teens' amazing experience, let's switch weeks (space permitting)!

Still need to cancel? 
Major bummer, but we hope to see your teen at a future program!

  • Cancellations made 30-days or more prior to a program's start date will receive a 90% refund.

  • Cancellations made within 30-days of a program's start date will receive a 50% refund.

  • Teens that miss their program with no prior communications will not be refunded.

In the rare case that we need to cancel a program due to low enrollment or an emergency, participants will be notified at least 2 weeks in advance and will receive a full refund.