Alternative Spring BreakAn Alternative Break is a week long service trip that occurs during a school break. A group of approximately ten students travel to a location to volunteer with a non-profit for the week. This type of trip is "alternative" because students volunteer during their school break instead of the usual student vacation activities. It is a service-learning trip, meaning students will volunteer as a group and reflect on the volunteer experiences each night. There is a $250 program fee for students. This fee covers the cost of transportation, lodging, meals during the week, and agency fees.
2014 SPSU Alternative Spring Break Trip:
Building a Future
We will be traveling to Winston-Salem, NC this spring break to help Habitat for Humanity celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Habitat's Collegiate Challenge program by participating in a five-day blitz build! Four houses will be worked on during this trip with each of the houses in varying stages of construction. No previous construction experience necessary. Please join us for this unique opportunity!
Spring Break 2014 is March 2nd-8th. Sign-ups for the 2014 Alternative Spring Break trip will begin January 21st and end on January 31st. To sign up see Jordyn Clark in the Office of Student Life. A $50 deposit is due when you sign up and the remaining $200 is due by February 14th. There are only nine spots available on a first come, first served basis.
The mission of SPSU Alternative Spring Break is to provide students with volunteer opportunities that immerse students in a community of need and enhance student understanding of social issues through experiential learning.
Please refer all questions to Jordyn Clark at 678-915-5448, firstname.lastname@example.org or in person in the Office of Student Life.