Contact Alternative Breaks

1110 Adele H. Stamp Student Union
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742


301-314-2895
alternativebreaks@umd.edu

Winter 2017-18 Experiences

Winter trips are scheduled for January 11-21 (unless noted otherwise within trip descriptions) 

Andros, Bahamas
Environmental Conservation and Eco-Tourism

Bahamas

Blue Springs State Park, Florida 
Environmental Conservation

Florida

Gaston, NC 
Rural Education

Gaston

Los Andes, Guatemala
Sustainable Community Development

Guatemala


Port-au-Prince, Haiti
International & Grassroots Development & Advocacy

Haiti

New Orleans, LA
Environmental Justice

New Orleans

Spring 2017-18 Experiences

Spring trips are scheduled for March 17-24 (unless noted otherwise within trip descriptions)


 Atlanta, GA
Socioeconomic Equity
Atlanta


Baltimore, MD
Socioeconomic Equity
Baltimore

Bland, VA 
Socioeconomic Equity
Bland


Cabarete, Dominican Republic
Community Development and Education
Cabarete


Chesapeake Bay, MD
Watershed Conservation
Chesapeake Bay


Chicago, IL
Socioeconomic Equity
Chicago


Chicago, IL
Urban Education
Chicago


Columbia, SC 
Child Health Care
South Carolina


Harlan, KY
Appalachian Communities
  Harlan

Huntington, WV
Childhood Nutrition
Huntington
 Knoxville, TN
Relationship Violence 
Knoxville

New York City

LGBTQ Youth & Housing
NYC LGBTQ   
New York City
HIV/AIDS
NYC


Nashville, TN
 Immigrant and Refugee Rights
Nashville

Pine Ridge, SD
Native American Rights
South Dakota


Philadelphia, PA
Urban Education
Philadelphia

 
Topsail, NC
Terps Helping Turtles
Topsail NC
 
Washington, DC
Human Trafficking
DC
 
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Summer 2016-17 Experiences

Summer trips are scheduled for May 20-27th or May 20-30th (international).


Boston, MA

Urban Agriculture

Boston


Cuenca, Ecuador
Indigenous Community Development

Ecuador
Indianapolis, IN
Mental & Physical Ability
 Indianapolis
 
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