"As you sang you looked free."

You might spend six weeks with one of YWAM's Medical Ships, but you won't stay on the ship the whole time.

As a DTS student, you will have the chance to take what you've learned and put it to practice

Outdoor DTS is arranged with lectures at YWAM Ålesund and outreach serving YWAM Medical Ships - Australia’s strategies for Papua New Guinea (PNG). YWAM Medical Ships is using a training and medical ship and land-based teams in PNG to see major sustainable health improvement and education defining health as being not simply the absence of illness but the presence of wellbeing. With an holistic approach, the shared goal is healthy villages building a healthy nation.

YWAM Ålesund has a strong belief in the people of Papua New Guinea and the future for their nation. With it’s hospitable and friendly culture, vast and untouched geography it is an amazing country to serve. As YWAM Medical Ships has developed local relationships and quality development strategies they are the perfect organisation to partner with as we join in belief for Papua New Guinea.

People like [name] still risk their life using dinghys to cross open water.

On board a medical ship, you will participate in

They are no longer faces in photos but hands to hold, children to carry, women to drink tea with, men to learn from. 


Where else do we go?

We have sent teams to Mexico, Japan. Our purpose is always the same: to

They are ready for you to use your passions to impact their lives.