Alternative Spring Break March 12-17
Housing, Poverty, Children IsleGO Missions, Jamaica
No longer taking applications for this trip. Jamaica trip is now full.
This trip gives students the opportunity to do service while experiencing the culture of Jamaica. Working with IsleGo Missions, students will participate in service activities that include helping with construction of a community center and/or homes, distributing food in Jamaican villages, playing with children, and visiting a nursing home. Because this trip requires a flight, your fundraising requirements are higher than the domestic trips. Housing will be in a rental home provided by our partner, all meals are included. All Inclusive Cost - $1450 (Trip is open to 25 people)
California - Environment
Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park, California
No longer taking applications for this trip. California trip is now full.
Spend the week in a beautiful National Park! Students will spend the week volunteering in Sequoia & Kings Canyon Park in California. Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks contain big trees, high peaks, and deep canyons, but the diversity goes far beyond that. Located in the southern Sierra Nevada range, the parks' elevations extend from 1,300 feet (418m) in the foothills to 14,494 feet (4,421m) at the summit of Mount Whitney, the highest mountain in the contiguous 48 states. Students will have the opportunity to do trail maintenance, invasive species removing, campground maintenance and cleaning and more. Housing will be in a nearby rental home. Cost - $825 (Trip is open to 10 people)
Arkansas - Children
Baptist Home for Children, Monticello, AK
The Arkansas Baptist Home for Children houses many children that come from homes where they have been abused, where there is serious family conflict or where parents lack the skills necessary to care for a child. Residents are usually school aged children and youth. This trip will allow students to help with maintenance projects around the home and grounds, gardening and other home projects in additional to mentoring and spending time with the children living there. Housing and meals provided in rental home. Cost- $450- (Trip open to 10 people)