Explore Bible Translation - Florida

Orlando, FL

Explore Bible Translation (formerly known as "Total It Up!") is a five-day course designed to help you determine if Bible translation, linguistics, and cross-cultural ministry are right for you.

The course includes introductory sessions on phonetics, grammar, cultural learning, translation and language learning, with video and field reports from actual translation projects.  We also offer special sessions on Ethnomusicology, Scripture Impact, Language Survey, Literacy and Computers in Translation!  Community living offers you the opportunity to have prayer time and other chances to get to know staff and fellow students.

  • This event is recommended for those who are 18 or above. Minors may attend with a parent or legal guardian.
  • General class sizes are 15–20 people.
  • Housing and meals are provided. 
  • Cost is $425. Early registration of $375 by June 30th.
  • Discounts (contact the event coordinator for details):
    • TIU alumni are free, as long as they bring a friend (who pays full price).
    • Special pricing for married couples and parents accompanying a minor.
    • Perspectives Alums– if you have completed the Perspectives on the World Christian Movement course, Wycliffe offers a $100 discount.
    • YWAM-DTS Alums– if you have completed the YWAM DTS course, Wycliffe offers a $100 discount.

On our Wycliffe USA, Orlando campus you will enjoy access to our Wycliffe Discovery Center, Village Shop, and Cafe while enjoying Florida weather and landscape. You will also have opportunities to meet some members of our Wycliffe Leadership Team and many other staff members.

If you are planning to fly into Orlando, please select flights to the Orlando International Airport (MCO) as this is the airport from which we can provide transportation to our campus. Also please plan your flights to arrive before 2:00 PM on July 30 and depart after 3:00 PM on August 4. We hope you can join us for this challenging, exciting, and rewarding experience!

Please contact the event coordinator at daysi_russell@wycliffe.org if you have any questions. You may also reach her by phone at 407-852-3667.

***If someone will be attending with you, please be sure they register separately.