01 November 2010

Alternative Spring Break 2011

What? Alternative Spring Break (ASB) is a national program coordinated by the Thayne Center for Service & Learning where many colleges and universities organize drug and alcohol-free trips for students that want to travel to other destinations, often out-of-state, and volunteer during their fall or spring breaks.

Since 1999, the Thayne Center has organized 21 ASB trips. Participants have traveled to 12 states, including New York, Hawaii, and Colorado.

2011 ASB trips:

Seattle, Washinton - One group will travel to Seattle, Washington to learn about their reduce, reuse, recycle programs in their community. They will participate in many environmental projects which may include planting trees and cleaning up hiking trails.

13-19th March, 2011
$350 (incl. airfare, ground transportation,
lodging, and most food)
(10 student slots available)

Kanab, Utah - The next group will go to Kanab, Utah to work with Best FriendsAnimal Sanctuary. Best Friends is a nationally-recognized and used sanctuary for abused, abandoned, and endangered animals. Volunteers will work with a variety of animals in the sanctuary and explore the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.

14-18th March, 2011
$175 (incl. transportation, food,
and lodging)
(10 student slots available)

Download an application:
Student slots are first come, first served. Turn in your completed application to Linne Spor in the Thayne Center for Service & Learning located in the Lower Level of the Student Center room 020.

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