“Do all you can with what you have, in the time you have, in the place you are.”
~ Nkosi Johnson


Take part in an alternative way to spend your weekend, winter, spring, or summer break! The University of Kentucky Alternative Service Breaks program is pleased to announce our weekend service trips, as well as our, winter, spring, and summer break service immersions. We hope you will join us as a volunteer for one of our UK ASB programs this year.


Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 Weekend Service Trips

In Fall 2017 and Spring 2018, UK ASB will send a team of UK students to the Center for Courageous Kids in Scottsville, Kentucky to volunteer as weekend camp counselors for kids with extraordinary medical needs and their families.

Trip Cost: $25 (All-Inclusive). 

We will also be adding a new trip that goes out to the Appalachian Region of Kentucky this school year! We will be working on environmentalism (Mountain Top Removal). More information to come on this one soon!

Trip Cost: TBA (All-Inclusive). 


2017 Winter Break Service Immersions

December 30, 2017- January 6th, 2018, UK ASB will send a team of students to Jinotega, Nicaragua to address the issue of Global Youth Empowerment through the non-profit organization, Outreach360. For more information visit Outreach360.

Trip Cost: $1,850/Student (All-Inclusive).

December 31, 2017- January 7th, 2018, UK ASB will send a team of students to New Orleans, Louisiana to address the issue of Housing and Food Insecurity and Urban Agriculture through the non-profit organization . For more information visit St. Bernard’s Project and Grow Dat.

Trip Cost: $475/Student (All-Inclusive).


2017 Spring Break Service Immersions

During UK’s Spring Break 2018, UK ASB will send 8 teams of students to communities throughout the U.S. and around the world, to address social and environmental issues that will include:

  • Appalachia: Public Health Access
  • Atlanta, GA: Refugee Resettlement
  • Washington, DC: Hunger and Homelessness
  • Silver Springs, FL: Wildlife Habitat Conservation
  • Monte Cristi, Dominican Republic: Global Youth Empowerment
  • Galapagos Islands, Ecuador: Sustainable Agriculture

For more information, click here.

Trip Costs: Vary by Trip (All-Inclusive).


2018 Summer Break Service Immersion

UK ASB is pleased to announce its second annual summer break service immersion, a two-week program in Accra, Ghana working to address the issue of Global Youth Education through the non-profit organization, Ubelong. For more information, click here.

Trip Cost: $3,150/Student (NOT All-Inclusive).