Service Trips

The Elizabethtown College Center for Civic and Community Engagement organizes several service trips during the academic year, as well as over breaks.

Spring Break Trip- Give Kids the World (Florida)

This fantastic organization provides children with life-threatening illnesses and their families with a safe, magical, and memorable week. Enjoy your spring break by welcoming families to the Village, while participating in a variety of service projects, and providing support for children as they experience this magical place!

Dates: March 2-11, 2018

Cost: TBD

Urban Poverty Experience and Service Trip (Harrisburg)

The Center for Community and Civic Engagement is sponsoring a trip to Harrisburg to experience life as a homeless individual lives. Spend the weekend living in a shelter and helping with special service projects at Bethesda Mission. Face the challenges of sharing a communal living space in a shelter and living from meal to meal.

Dates: Friday, November 3- Saturday, November 4, 2017

Cost: $15

Winter Break International Service Trip (Jinotega, Nicaragua)

Help provide valuable learning opportunities for local elementary-aged children through educational programs while being immersed in local culture. Limited spots available.

Dates: January 5 or 6, 2018- January 13 or 14, 2018

Cost: TBA

Rural Poverty Experience and Service Trip (Lancaster County)

The Center for Community and Civic Engagement is sponsoring a service trip to The Factory in Paradise, Pennsylvania to explore the topic of rural poverty. Students will be introduced to the various hardships a person living in poverty experiences on a daily basis. The participants will be serving dinner, engaging and playing games with the families in attendance, listening to speakers from community organizations, and touring the local area.

Dates: Friday, April 6- Saturday, April 7, 2018

Cost: $15

Lend A Hand Fall Break Service Trip

Looking for something fun and meaningful to do over fall break? Join us in a service trip repairing homes damaged by natural disasters. No previous skills or experience necessary, just be willing to learn!

Dates: October 5-8, 2017 (Fall Break 2017)

Where: Point Pleasant, NJ

Cost: $50

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General Service Trip Forms

Please go to the Forms and Resources page to find the forms needed for Service Trips.