The Alternative Break program is an immersion experience into different cultural, environmental and socioeconomic communities across the nation. Students provide service in exchange for education about current social and cultural issues facing the host communities.
Alternative break trips at Florida State University impacts students in communities through quality service trips. Components of the trips include: strong direct service, diversity, orientation, education and training, and reflection and reorientation.
While working with national and international communities, the JMU Alternative Break Program trains and immerses students in a purposeful service experience designed to connect students and community members while enhancing personal growth, mutual awareness and life-long learning.
The Center for Civic Engagement sponsors an Alternative Winter Break (AWB), Alternative Spring Break (ASB) and Alternative Mini Break (AMB) each year. During these trips, a group of students tackles a community issue by spending a school break learning about an issue and serving the community.
Through Alternative Break, Sac State students provide much needed service to diverse communities, while building skills and great friendships. Project Partners include: Harvest Sacramento, Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services, and Habitat for Humanity.
The Alternative Spring Break (ASB) Program exposes students to complex social and cultural issues through community visits, experiential learning, direct service, group discussion, readings, and reflection activities.
Wartburg College Service Trips are dedicated to providing opportunities that actively engage participants with communities through service, reflection and learning. Their vision is to inspire participants to create social change by leading lives of continual learning and service.
Florida Alternative Breaks is a University of Florida student-led organization that sends out service-learning trips based on specific social issues during academic breaks. Education, strong direct service, and reflection are among several key components that set the FAB experience apart in terms of growth and impact, both for participants and the communities.
The mission of Alternative Spring Break is to engage University of Utah students, staff, and faculty in community service and experential learning while promoting holistic wellness by dispatching teams of college students to distant communities over Spring Break.