Alternative Breaks

Do something more with your break! The Cal Lutheran Alternative Breaks Program is an exciting way to spend a week serving and learning about communities outside of our own. 

Our trips offer hands-on service, time for reflection and discussion, and cultural exploration. Our goal is to serve in the way that the community needs us, rather than imposing what we think the community needs. Civic Engagement is at the center of our consciousness: we go to learn about our role in our global society and the related social justice issues. We do this hrough providing lasting and sustainable service projects to the community. Our goal is to both learn from and provide for the community.

2019-2020 Alternative Break Interest Meetings: 

9/24 Kingsmen Room at 6:00PM

10/2 Nygreen 2 at 6:00PM

10/10 Carol's Corner (across from Career Services) at 6:00PM

10/23 Kingsmen Room at 6:00PM

Student Trip Leader Application - Due 10/11

General Application - Due 10/28

Scholarship Funding Application - Due with STL or General Application submissions 

** Deadlines for all applications are for BOTH Winter and Spring break trips. All applications should be submitted to the Community Service Center located in the Student Life office. Electronic copies will not be accepted.

Alternative Winter Break

During the last week of winter break, we travel to another part of the US to make a difference, assist those in need, and learn about what makes each community unique. Past trips include: Florida, New Mexico, and Texas!

Learn More about AWB 

 Alternative Spring Break

Spend spring break in another part of the world! Learn about other cultures, current social and global issues, and provide service to a community that will last beyond our time there. Past trips include: Nicaragua, Cambodia, and Puerto Rico! 

Learn More about ASB

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