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Alternative Breaks & Weekends

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Connecting with Community, Learning About Complex Social Topics

Our weekend, fall break, and weeklong service immersion trips are designed to connect students with community members through engaging, experiential learning opportunities. These hands-on experiences prompt learning about community social topics, encourage self-understanding, and inspire commitment to future action.

Requests for accommodations & other questions

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, welcome! Please contact Jes Davis at  jesdavis@vt.edu or 540-231-6947 at least 30 business days before the scheduled trip date during regular business hours to discuss your request(s).

All other questions about our alternative break and weekend trips may be directed to Jes. We look forward to having you participate in our programs!