Wondering if being a Parent Builder is right for you? Over the years we have seen these trips become an opportunity for parents to have an incredible experience with their child, but parents of registered Youth Builders aren’t the only people that are able to sign up as a Parent Builder, so the opportunity is also available to aunts/uncles, grandparents, cousins, and family friends (35 age minimum). You’ll become a mentor, friend, confidant, and support system to the most amazing youth.As a Parent Builder, you will have the opportunity to not only have a life-changing experience but also to share it with your child. The trip is designed so that you interact with and love all of your Builders, not just your child. This trip is exhausting in the most incredible way—you’ll get to keep up with the teenage pace in all the activities planned while forming relationships that will last forever. What is a Parent Builder? Myth #1: My child won't have as good of an experience if I come... It’s not uncommon for parents to “worry about ruining the trip for their child” by going on the trip along with them. We totally get that, you want your child to have their own experience and an HumanitarianXP trip is the perfect opportunity. As a Parent Builder, you will have the opportunity to not only have a life-changing experience, but also to share it with your child. This doesn’t mean you must spend every moment together. The trip is designed so that you, as the Parent Builder, interact with and love all of your Builders, not just your child. Still not sure, hear it from the teens: Myth #2: I can't take that much time off work / away from home... We know it is a big sacrifice and substantial amount of time to leave all responsibilities behind. But let us tell you why it’s worth it.International 17 day trip10 day options Myth #3: As the Parent Builder, I am in charge Our Trip Leaders run the show, you are there to take on the role as support, love, etc. Here it from some of our previous rock-star Parent Builders! HXP trips are designed to be exhilarating, exhausting, and unforgettable. You’ll push full speed ahead from the beginning to the end of your trip, so get ready to roll up your sleeves! You’ll be strengthening your work ethic, your relationships with your Heavenly Father and Savior, and your love for people.Domestic trips are a little shorter than international trips and have a similar, but condensed structure that yields the same incredible experiences and results as longer trips. We’ve seen a real need close to home and have been amazed by the enthusiasm and faith demonstrated by this age group.