Alternative Spring Break; March 11-16, 2018
IsleGO Missions, Jamaica- Medical Mission; Steer Town, Jamaica - WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THIS TRIP.
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 running a general medical clinic in a local community center, distributing food in Jamaican villages, playing with children, and touring a local hospital. 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 except for on free day. All Inclusive Cost - $1500 (Trip is open to 25 people)
West Virginia - Environment; Kanawha State Forest, West Virginia
Located just seven miles south of Charleston, West Virginia, Kanawha State Forest is in close proximity to the heavily populated Kanawha Valley and is a recreational haven. The 9,300-acre forest is noted among naturalists for its diverse wildflower and bird populations. Rich cove forest sites provide nesting habitat for 19 species of wood warblers, a feature which draws birders from as far away as Canada. Students will be assisting with day to day tasks as well as other large-scale projects around the campgrounds. Housing will be in a nearby rental home. Cost - $450 (Trip is open to 10 people)
New Mexico- Children; Albuquerque Children’s Home, Albuquerque, NM - WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THIS TRIP.
Albuquerque Christian Children’s Home, a non-profit organization, is dedicated to providing the very best physical, psychological, and spiritual care for school-aged children who have been neglected, abused, or in need of supervision. They care for these children without regard for their race, religion, culture, national origin, financial status, or social status. Their long-term residential care is provided through a family setting centered around Christian love, example, and teaching. They strive to instill individual worth in each child while preparing them for responsible adulthood. Where possible, they work to reunite each child with his/her family. Housing will be in a nearby rental home. Cost- $800- (Trip open to 10 people)