Alternative spring break applications due Feb. 13

What are you doing for spring break this year? How about making a difference in the lives of others, building your resume, and meeting new friends, all while having fun. Join the Leadership & Service Center this spring break on an Alternative Spring Break trip.

Places:
-Disaster Relief; Habitat for Humanity; Tuscaloosa, AL
-Hunger & Poverty; C.R.O.S. Ministries; West Palm Beach, FL
-Environmental Awareness; Sam’s House; Merritt Island, FL
-Education & Poverty; Martha O’Bryan Center; Nashville, TN
-Homelessness; Habitat for Humanity;*SEC School trip*; Marion County, AL
-Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief; Bayville, NJ

m_1363290216Dates:
Saturday, March 8th, 2014 – Saturday, March 15th, 2014

Cost:
$200.00 (includes transportation, meals, and lodging)

Important dates:
February 13th: Spring Break applications due by 4:00PM
February 17th: Spring Break participants notified
February 21st: First Spring Break deposit due ($100.00)
Week of February 24th: Spring Break pre-trip meeting (exact time and date TBD)
February 28th: Final Spring Break deposit due ($100.00)
Week of March 3rd: Spring Break pre-trip meeting (exact time and date TBD)
March 8th-March 15th: Spring Break trip
Week of March 17th: Post-Trip meeting (exact time and date TBD)

Sponsored by the Community Service Programs- Campus Life Center, Alternative Break (AB) programs are substance-free, community service-learning trips during the university’s fall, winter and spring breaks. AB participants travel locally and nationally in teams to different cities, engage in active service, and have the opportunity to gain new perspectives on social issues while meeting community needs, and learning about and building upon community assets.

Applications are due by 4 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 13. Apply here

Questions? Contact Ashley Byrd-White in the Leadership & Service Center at 803-777-8198 or byrdac@mailbox.sc.edu.

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