Jaars Center

Please note that we have altered or canceled many of the events below due to the current COVID-19 outbreak. See more details on each program page. We appreciate your understanding as we all work together to protect the health of our community!  


Our events offer a unique blend of fun and learning about Bible translation and how JAARS helps make it possible. See what’s happening here in Waxhaw, North Carolina, and around the country!


Visit our headquarters in North Carolina for one of our open houses. We’re open all day, with flight demos, rides, displays, and talks.

JAARS Missions at the Airport

Missions at the Airport

Visit us at local churches and airports around the country to learn about Bible translation—and how we help make it possible in the most remote and difficult places on earth.


Night at the Alphabet Museum

Come experience excitement and fun as you find out what happens at the Museum of the Alphabet at night. What will you see? What will you hear?

JAARS CrossVenture


Explore the ministry of Bible translation and global missions up close through various group programs available for a wide range of ages.

Brigade Air Camp

In this unique overnight camp, teens can get an up-close look at missionary aviation—and be inspired to consider God’s calling on their lives.

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Vision Flights

Your chance to actually fly an airplane! Vision Flights are offered every Thursday morning for individuals age 12–21 years.

Event Calendar

Browse our upcoming events below … and stay tuned for more to come!