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What is an Alternative Break? 

Since 1996, Aggies have been spending their school breaks serving in communities near and far. Become an active citizen by learning about current social issues, about what organizations throughout the country are doing to make a difference, and by getting your hands good and dirty.  Apply below!




Food Security in Portland, OR (March 4-11, 2017)


Environmental Stewardship in the Grand Canyon (March 4-11, 2017)

Immigration and Refugees in San Diego, CA & Tijuana, Mexico (March 4-11, 2017)

For information, contact alternativebreaks@usu.edu

APPLY BELOW:



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--IF YOU'RE INTERESTED IN APPLYING TO ALTERNATIVE BREAKS, PLEASE USE THE FORM BELOW--


E.g., vegetarian, vegan, gluten free, omnivore, allergies, etc.

The following are Short Answer questions, 
PLEASE CHOOSE 2 OF THE 3 QUESTIONS BELOW, AND WRITE DETAILED ANSWERS:

TRIP PREFERENCES: 

Spots on trips are limited and can get competitive. We want everyone to have the chance to experience an Alternative Break trip, so please rank the trips in order of preference. 
(If you do not want to go on a particular trip please leave that option blank otherwise we will assume that you would be willing to go on any trip that you mark down)

Environmental Stewardship –The Grand Canyon, AZ

  • Dates: March 4th – 11th  
  • Cost: $200, Early Bird Pricing: $175
  • Service Projects: cleaning bus stops around the rim of the canyon and cleaning out fire pits
  • Community Partner: The Grand Canyon National Park
  • Trip Leader/Advisor: Nate Staker, Liz Sodja

Food Security – Portland, OR

  • Dates: March 4th – 11th
  • Cost: $475, Early Bird Pricing: $450
  • Type of Service: Food banks, community farms, serving meals

Refugees and Immigration – San Diego, CA

  • Dates:  March 4th – 11th
  • Cost: $475, Early Bird Pricing: $450
  • Special Considerations: Need a Passport - Some service will be done in Tijuana. Transportation: carpooling
  • Type of Service: Maintaining Mexico-US border garden, meeting day labor workers, water drops

*Please initial next to each statement signifying your agreement and commitment

Thank you for your interest. This application is due January 25 by 6pm.

For further questions, please contact us at alternativebreaks@usu.edu
*Acceptance emails will be sent out shortly after the deadline.