Category Archives: Alternative Break

Alternative Break Leader Applications

Alt Break - general

Interested in being a site leader for an alternative break trip?

If you have previous experience as an Alternative Break participant and you are inspired to take on a new role in the Alternative Break movement, we encourage you to consider applying for our Alternative Break Leadership Board or site leader team for the 2014-15 academic year.

Site Leader Application 2014-15

Alternative Fall Break 2014 Timeline

Weekend Breaks 2015 Timeline

Alternative Spring Break 2015 Timeline

Join the Alternative Break Leadership Board. 

Leadership board members will be primarily responsible for supporting and guiding the Alternative Break program through training, outreach, and coordination of club logistics. 2014-15 will be a year of transition with Leadership Board members laying the ground work for future boards to assume more responsibility in the implementation of the Alternative Break program.

Leadership Board Application 2014-2015

Interested in learning more about the responsibilities of a Site Leader or Leadership Board?
Attend our information sessions: 

Friday, March 14th at 12PM │ Lightsey 203

Wednesday, March 19th at 5pm │ Lightsey 203

Alternative Spring Break & MLK Service Weekend

Alt Break - general

This year’s service immersion experiences will explore issues related to education and English literacy, healthcare access, urban agriculture, organic farming, and activism/community development. Stay tuned for more information regarding information sessions to be held in October!

Spring Break 2014

March 1st – 8th

MLK Service Weekend

January 17th – 20th

Applications will be available for spring break and our MLK service weekend experiences online by Monday, September 30th


2013-14 Alternative Break Trip Leader Applications Available!

Alt Break - general

Applications for the trip leader role are due by noon on Friday, August 23rd.

Applications may be submitted in-person through the Center for Civic Engagement, Lightsey 203.

AB Trip Leader Application

Previous participation in Alternative Break required. 

Please see the appropriate timelines below for more information on the Trip Leader commitment for each Alternative Break experience.

Alternative Fall Break Timeline

MLK Service Weekend Timeline

Alternative Spring Break Timeline

Alternative Maymester Break Timeline

Alt Break Logo - SpringOver Spring Break, College of Charleston students will be traveling to national and international sites to participate in community service. Over the next few weeks, students will be hosting events at local businesses to help fund their trips.

Please support these trips by attending these fundraisers and enjoying a delicious meal! A portion of all dinner proceeds will go towards ASB trips.

Monday, February 4th: ASB Guatemala Fundraiser at Five Loaves Café (43 Cannon Street) from 5:00pm-9:30pm.

**Please print and bring this flyer.

Wednesday, February 6th: ASB Biloxi Fundraiser at Boone’s (365 King Street) from 5:00pm-11:00pm.

**Please inform Boone’s staff that you are attending for Alternative Spring Break—Biloxi.

Saturday, February 9th: ASB Asheville Fundraiser at Butcher and Bee (654 King Street) from 5:30pm-9:30pm.

Thank you for your support!