My Advice for Those Preparing to Serve Overseas

January 10, 2017   •   By:

My first summer at SWO was in 2006. I was new in my desire to pursue Christ and ready to spend a summer on servant team. I couldn’t wait to … Continue reading

What I’ve Learned at SWO (And Why I’m Still Here)

January 6, 2017   •   By:

I’m thankful to serve in the ministry of Snowbird year-round since May of 2009. I came as a recent college graduate, single and ambitious, to work my last “free” summer … Continue reading


Pray for 2017 Spring OLD School Students

January 3, 2017   •   By:

Our spring student list is finalized and we have a prayer sheet ready! Print it, save it as your phone background, post it on your fridge, and use it in … Continue reading

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OLDS – From the Battens!

January 2, 2017   •   By:

Yes, all good things must come to an end (so they say.) It’s hard to believe that Fall Semester 2016 has already come and gone. This was mine and Curtis’ … Continue reading

SWO Approved: Christmas Music

December 15, 2016   •   By:

Christmas is almost here…it’s time to dust off those Christmas records! Listening to Christmas music is a great way to not only jump into the spirit of the Advent season but, more … Continue reading


OLDS16 Recap – Refugee Outreach Edition

December 15, 2016   •   By:

To end the semester, our students had the opportunity to spend time working with a state side mission organization that works closely with refugees. This section was very educational about the basics of … Continue reading

20th Anniversary Shirt Available for Christmas

December 13, 2016   •   By:

Snowbird is turning 20 and we have shirts to celebrate. They are only available for a limited time, so order yours now. It won’t be available this summer. Order by … Continue reading


OLDS Recap – Sea Kayaking Edition

November 28, 2016   •   By:

An update from Erin Fleming! There’s no better escape from the hazy North Carolina mountains than a trip spent on the salt water! The crew of 20, including all three … Continue reading

Scholarship Story: Goshen Valley Ranch

November 25, 2016   •   By:

Goshen Valley Boys Ranch is a boys home in Georgia that is a part of Snowbird because of the SWO Scholarship program. If you’re still looking for reasons to donate to the … Continue reading

Support SWO Scholarships on #GivingTuesday

November 24, 2016   •   By:

Why We want everyone to hear the Gospel, repent, and experience salvation through Christ. There are churches, students, and ministries that can’t afford a trip to SWO, and you can help. … Continue reading