Community Engagement Center

Alternative Spring Breaks, March 2018


Education/Poverty in Granada, Nicaragua, March 10-17, 2018, $350
 (must purchase flight)

  • $100 non-refundable deposit due at time of registration, remainder can be paid in payments
  • Fee covers all food, lodging and in-country travel, as well as local cultural/outdoor experience(s), flight must be purchased separately 
  • Group will be working with local school(s) and/or building a school experiencing Nicaraguan culture, and exploring education/poverty issues

Environmental Care in Catalina Island, March 11-17, 2018, $350 (includes all travel)

  • $100 non-refundable deposit due at time of registration, remainder can be paid in payments
  • Fee covers all food, lodging and travel, as well as local cultural/outdoor experience(s)
  • Group will be doing environmental care work (may include trail maintenance, invasive plan removal, native plant rehabilitation, and more)

Foster Care/Homelessness in Miami, Florida, March 11-17, 2018, $350 (must purchase flight)

  • $100 non-refundable deposit due at time of registration, remainder can be paid in payments
  • Fee covers all food, lodging and on-site travel, as well as local cultural/outdoor experience(s), flight must be purchased separately
  • Group will be working with Casa Valentina and other local organizations to explore and address homelessness among young adults who have aged out of the foster care system and other homeless populations 

Poverty in Lima, Peru, March 10-17, 2018, $350 (must purchase flight)

  • $100 non-refundable deposit due at time of registration, remainder can be paid in payments
  • Fee covers all food, lodging and in-country travel, as well as local cultural/outdoor experience(s), flight must be purchased separately 
  • Group will be working with local school(s) and/or building project, experiencing Peruvian culture, and exploring poverty issues

Apply now for a Spring Break! Because of the amount of interest in Breaks, we are moving to an application system. Applications will be reviewed every Wednesday and Friday until the Breaks are full. Depending on the number of applicants, you may be asked to come in for an interview. If you are selected to participate in a break, you will be required to pay a deposit of $100. The remaining balance of $250 can be paid in two $125 payments due on February 1 and March 1.