UVU Alternative Break Participant Information

2015 Alternative Spring Break Trips

April 5 - April 11, 2015

 Click here to apply

Environmental Stewardship and Conservation: Moab, Utah

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This trip is a cooperative effort with the Outdoor Adventure CenterWant to serve in a meaningful way AND enjoy awesome Utah adventures at the same time?  Yes, you read that right--service and adventuring all in one trip! Learn more about how to care for the environment and then experience the beauty and splendor of Moab through recreation. 

Site Leaders: Madeline and Mike

Program Fee: $175

Youth Development and Education: Albuquerque, New Mexico

Join us for our epic trip to New Mexico, the Land of Enchantment! Learn about the connection between education and youth development while working with local non-profits in Albuquerque to combat the issues they are currently facing and learning about why these issue are happening. 

Site Leaders: Janay and Emily

Program Fee: TBD (between $400-$600)

Hunger and Homelessness: San Diego, California

Volunteering with Habitat for Humanity, San Diego

San Diego has the fourth highest amount of homeless individuals among major American cities (US Department of Housing and Urban Development).  There are many reasons for this and perhaps this issue is more dynamic than you think. Curious? Join us for a week in Sunny California, working with the local community to create change, and a learning experience you won't forget!

Site Leaders: Chase and Cameron

Program Fee: $550



Serve. Learn. Explore. Are you in?

If you are ready to serve, learn, make friends, and make a difference, then apply between November 11 - January 30, 2015 for a 2015 Alternative Spring Break Trip!  

Program Fee Covers:

  • Food
  • Lodging
  • Transportation
  • Service Project Materials
  • Culture Day Expenses
  • Other trip-related expenses

...for a week!  

Important Dates:

November 11: Alternative Break Applications open

January 30: Alternative Break Applications close

February 16: $100 Non-refundable deposit due for all trips

March 20: Final payment due for all trips

Questions? Contact:

Laura Christopherson, Program Coordinator

Volunteer and Service-Learning Center