What is Alternative Spring Break (ASB)?

It's a chance to get your hands dirty and spend your break in service to the community rather than on the beach or the couch. You'll be part of a team in an intense setting somewhere in the U.S., working directly with members of communities that face specific challenges. You might build shelters for individuals who have nowhere to live, help restore endangered natural resources, or connect with youth in need of mentoring. You'll gain knowledge about specific issues facing our neighbors, and enrich your life with the satisfaction that comes from enriching the lives of others and the world around us.

You can expect a thoughtful and well-crafted experience from all our Alternative Spring Break trips.

Direct Service and Engagement Education Team Building Orientation
Personal and Group Reflection Training Substance-free Diversity

Habitat for Humanity, 2018

Check out the blog from the 2018 ASB experience to learn more about what it was like to spend a week with Habitat for Humanity in Kentucky.


Check back in August for information about the 2019 Alternative Spring Break experience!

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Visit Student Life on the Sugar Grove Campus in the Student Center, Room 126
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

(630) 466-2369

Learn more about the Alternative Spring Break Program


Meg Junk in Student Life, STC 126
(630) 466-6608.