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FACULTY/STAFF APPLY HERE by December 4th (Click for link)

Student Applications are CLOSED.

You may select any or all of these trips depending on your interest. All trip participants will be selected through an interview process. The Site Leaders for each trip will be contacting you with interview details once you have submitted your application.

While all of our trips do include a Site Fee for students, please do not let money keep you from applying. There are many fundraisers throughout the year to assist with cost. 

WINTER BREAK - Animal Welfare (Pittsboro, NC) 

Dates: Thursday, February 15th - Sunday, February 18th, 2018
Cost: $250 per person
Description: Lions, tigers, and cougars, oh my! Do you love big cats? If so, you should join us over Winter Break on our trip to the Carolina Tiger Rescue. We'll be working alongside some of nature's most incredible creatures, from leopards to bobcats, and having tons of fun while we're at it! Come on our trip! Feel free to contact us if you have any questions. 
Site Leaders: Natalie Bee ( & Shelbey Hughes (

SPRING BREAK - Government Corruption (Desab, Haiti)
Dates: Friday, March 23rd - Saturday, March 31st, 2018
Cost: $1,475 per person
Description: Ever had the urge to travel but just didn't know how? Or wanted to lend a hand for a greater cause but didn't think you were capable? If so, Haiti is calling your name! This spring, we are heading back to the small village of Desab, Haiti. This community is filled with love and compassion even though they live in vastly different conditions than us with no local water source or indoor plumbing. We will be helping in any way that we can around the area while also interacting with the children and community. If you are even considering the trip, please contact Justin or Marissa for details. Since they have gone on this trip before, they know every fear/concern/question you are thinking.
Site Leaders: Marissa Deal ( & Justin Campbell (

SPRING BREAK - Nutrition in Youth & After School Programs (Asheville, NC)
Dates: Saturday, March 24th - Saturday, March 31st, 2018
Cost: $400
Description: Alternative Breaks is proud to present you with the opportunity to volunteer in the scenic, mountainous city of Asheville, North Carolina! We will be collaborating with a local YMCA focusing on their nutrition programs, after school care, and youth development groups. This combination of programs centers around the education of health and nutrition for adolescents. Be a game changer and apply today!
Site Leaders: Maleni Navarro ( & Mai Curott (