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What to Bring

A photocopy of picture page of your passport Any prescription medications you may need Prescription and non prescription sunglasses A wash cloth, they never seem to have them in foreign hotels Insect repellant Moist towelettes such as Wet Ones. In case you need to clean up with out water Sun screen Swimsuit Pepto Bismol or some other stomach soother Anti-diarrhea medication – in case the Pepto Bismol fails! A strong prescription oral antibiotic such as Cipro, in case you get sick Needle and thread for clothing emergencies Small bottle of … Read More

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For trip leaders only. Please download and use this Excel spreadsheet to manage your participants. web-Mission-Roster

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Mission Registration Forms

Download Mission Registration and Liability Form Please download, fill out and print this form, and send along with any required fees and a copy of your passport to: VOSH Minnesota, 5200 Douglas Drive, Crystal MN 55429

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A Short Course to Optical Genius

By Dr. Jim Hess This bit of information is for those volunteers about to go on their first VOSH trip and for those who have been on several and really didn’t know what all those numbers meant. Let’s take an average prescription (Rx): O.D. +2.25 – .75 x 90 O.S. +2.00 – .50 x 90 +1.75 ADD This Rx is for a farsighted person with astigmatism who needs a bifocal. Now let’s break this Rx down. O.D. is an abbreviation for the right eye. All Rx’s are written with the … Read More

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Donations of $50 or more will optionally entitle you to membership in VOSH Minnesota and International. Donate Online Donate By Mail To donate and /or become a VOSH-Minnesota member by mail please download our Dues Form and send it with your check made out to VOSH-Minnesota to: VOSH Minnesota 5200 Douglas Drive Crystal, MN 55429