Where We Go
“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 2016 and Spring 2017 Weekend Service Trips
In Fall 2016 and Spring 2017, 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. For more information, click here.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
January 2-9, 2016, 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, click here.Trip Cost: $1,850/Student (All-Inclusive).
January 2-9, 2016, UK ASB will send a team of students to the Amazon Rainforest in Ecuador to address the issue of environmentalism through the non-profit organization UBelong. For more information, click here.
Trip Cost: $1,850/Student (All-Inclusive).
2017 Spring Break Service Immersions
During UK’s Spring Break 2016, 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:
- David, KY: Poverty in Appalachia
- Atlanta, GA: Refugee Resettlement
- Washington, DC: Hunger and Homelessness
- New Orleans, LA: Disaster Relief
- Silver Springs, FL: Animal Conservation
- Monte Cristi, Dominican Republic: Global Youth Empowerment
- Jinotega, Nicaragua: Youth Empowerment
- Columbus, Ohio: Immigration and Refugee Resettlement
For more information, click here.Trip Costs: Vary by Trip (All-Inclusive).
2016 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).