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 2020 Trips: July 1, 2019.

 

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

 

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 

July 1, 2019: Trip Leader Application Deadline 

September 4, 2019: 1st AB Information Session

September 17, 2019: 2nd AB Information Session

September 20, 2019: Participant & Learning Partner Application Deadline 

October 11, 2019: Scholarship Application Deadline

October 19-20, 2019: Trip Leader Retreat

October 28, 2019: Alternative Breaks Program Commitment Deadline

December 6, 2019:Program Commitment Deposit Deadline

January 24, 2019Final 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 21st 5pm-7pm: Fall Orientation 

February 8th 11-3pm: Spring Orientation

March 25th 4-6pm: Re-Orientation

 

Spring Break Trips! 

March 11-17, 2020: Spring Break Trips