Where will I live during DTS?
Dorm-style housing is located right on the YWAM base. This is where all students, a few staff members and guests are housed (separate housing may be found for married couples and families). The building, called Hinterland, is right behind our ministry base Wonderland Creative Studios located right in the middle of the city.
What doe a typical day look like?
A typical day begins with a community prayer/worship/gathering time followed by lecture. After lunch activities will include some of the following: small groups, art clubs, practical work times, ministry, or studio time. Occasionally there are evening events as well.There will be a few free weekends during the lecture. You are free to use these for personal time, studio time, exploring Nuremberg or traveling around.
Where will I go for outreach?
Outreach locations are not announced until a few weeks into the lecture phase. This website is full of stories from past DTS outreaches. Check them out to get a taste for what your outreach might be like!
What does the Lecture fee cover?
Meals, Accomodation, & Program costs are all included in the Lecture Fee. Call it 'all inclusive' if you'd like!
What does the outreach fee cover?
The outreach fee covers your flight to the outreach nation, visas, food, housing, and ministry costs. Other expenses you would need to pay additionally are things like travel health insurance, vaccinations, and gear (sleeping bag, hiking pack, etc.).
Who is teaching in lecture?
Teachings will be given by a variety of speakers. Some are career missionaries with YWAM, some from other ministries, some international, some from Germany, some from right in Nuremberg. All translated into both English and German.
Can my mom/friend come to visit?
Yes! Depending on the size of the DTS, we will have a limited number of beds available for guests. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to ask about specific dates. Even with visitors you are required to continue with all DTS activities, but some lecture weeks may be open for visitors to sit in for class.
How do I pay my fees?
There are a variety of options. Cash (Euro only), bank transfer/wire transfer, and by card. Details will be sent to you in the DTS Acceptance Packet upon your acceptance to the Discipleship Training School.