Coastal Virginia, DC, and Providence - a few of the places you could travel during Alternative Spring Break! Applications due today!


Contributed by Don Austin

Spring break is an amazing opportunity to get out and give back! That’s why the Office of Student Engagement offers students the chance to travel and serve across different states during IC”s Spring break (March 9-16). There are five opportunities that you can be a part of this year to make an impact from park improvements to food security. 

This year's trips include:

Kiptopeke State Park, VA: Virginia State Parks

Located on the eastern shore of Virginia, Kiptopeke State Park offers recreational access to the Chesapeake Bay. Here, your group will focus on state park improvements.

Pittsburgh, PA: The Pittsburgh Project

The Pittsburgh Project works with senior residents in the north Pittsburgh neighborhood to offer low-cost and free home repairs, and is dedicated to upholding the dignity of vulnerable homeowners.

Outer Banks, NC: North Carolina Coastal Federation

The North Carolina Coastal Federation is dedicated to coastal conservation to protect the Atlantic Ocean and its nearshore ecosystems.

Washington, DC: DC Central Kitchen, the Capital Region Food Bank and City Blossoms

Focusing on food security, DC Central Kitchen is doing their part in contributing to sustainable progress by making the best out of their resources.

Providence, RI: Providence City Arts! 

City Arts! seeks to inspire and facilitate young people’s participation in the arts as a means to promote cultural diversity, social change, positive school culture, and community building



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