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Alternative Service Break in New Orleans

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Tuesday, Jan 7, 2014 - Friday, Feb 14, 2014
All Day Location

Trip Dates: March 8-14, 2014

Alternative Service Breaks are designed to create both a volunteer experience and a cultural immersion for UofL student participants.  There is a distinct focus on community building, relational leadership, and long-term personal impact.  Program outcomes are achieved through direct service, intentional reflection, and shared experience.

ASB trips are not designed to be comfortable.  The trips are focused on direct service and meeting the unique needs of a community.  Students who choose to participate should do so with an attitude of flexibility and servant-leadership.  The trip is truly an alternative to a traditional spring break on the beach.  Students who have participated in similar trips described their experiences to be both transformative and rewarding.

Program Fee:  $500 

Program fee includes:

Meals during service
Ground transportation
Lodging accommodations 
Service project materials
Planned cultural experiences

Additional Personal Costs:

Meals during travel
Excursion or recreational meals and activities

Equipment needs:  Sleeping bag/linens


If you have any questions regarding this application or the trip, contact Heidi Elmer at