Applications and Information

Applications and Information

Applications 

For Trip Leaders:

If you are interested in leading an Alternative Break Trip, you must complete the AB Trip Leader application and submit any additional documents to SAIL@gmu.edu. See Trip Leader Position Description for more details about the role.

To complete the trip leader application, click Apply Now!

Trip Leader Application Deadline for Spring 2021 Trips: August 1, 2020.

 

For Participants: 

If you are interested in participating in an Alternative Break Trip, you must complete the AB Trip participant application and submit any additional documents to sail@gmu.edu

To complete the an AB Trip participant application, click Apply Now!

Participant Application Deadline for Spring 2020 Trips: September 20, 2019

Participant Application Deadline for Summer 2020 Trip: January 25, 2020

 

For Learning Partners:

If you are interested in being a learning partner for an Alternative Break Trip, you must complete the AB Learning Partner application and submit any additional documents to sail@gmu.edu. See Learning Partner Position Description for more details about the role.

To complete the AB Trip Learning Partner application, click Apply Now!

Learning Partner Application Deadline for Spring 2020 Trips: September 20, 2019

 

Important Dates and Deadlines 

August 1, 2020: Trip Leader Application Deadline 

September TBD, 2020: 1st AB Information Session

September TBD, 2020: 2nd AB Information Session

September 20, 2020: Participant & Learning Partner Application Deadline 

October 12, 2020: Scholarship Application Deadline

October TBD: Trip Leader Retreat

October 30, 2020: Alternative Breaks Program Commitment Deadline

December 7, 2020:Program Commitment Deposit Deadline

January 25, 2021Final Trip Payment Deadline

See full AB Calendars at https://sail.gmu.edu/alternative-break/alternative-breaks-calendar

 

Trip Meetings: 

Required for all Participants & Trip Leaders. Teams will meet individually 6-8 times for pre-trip education and training on a weekly basis. Team leaders will inform participants about your individual team meetings.

 

Orientations

*All orientations are required for all Participants, Trip Leaders, Executive Board Members, & Learning Partners

October TBD: Fall Orientation 

February TBD: Spring Orientation

March TBD: Re-Orientation

 

Spring Break Trips! 

March 6-13, 2021: Spring Break Trips