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Alternative Breaks

Want to meet new people? Get away for a while? Travel to new places? Make a difference? 
Join other Montgomery College students on a week or weekend packed with community service, meaningful reflections, and fun activities.

Alternative Breaks are week- and weekend-long service trips that help students learn about social issues through direct service, issue education, and reflection. Alternative Breaks help students explore how they can make a difference in their local and broader communities in the issues that matter to you...and affect us all.

Applications for Alternative Winter Break are now open! Due November 14th! Download the application here.

Applications for Alternative Spring Break are now open! Due December 5th!
Download the application here.

Visit the calendar here to see when your campus info sessions are taking place.

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Past Alternative Breaks

Alternative Winter Break: Health, Housing, & Homelessness in Washington, DC
Alternative Spring Break: Disaster Relief in Tuscaloosa, AL
Alternative Spring Break: Disaster Relief in Bay Waveland, MS
Alternative Spring Break: Disaster Relief in Biloxi, MS
Alternative Spring Break: Disasiter Relief in Americus, GA 
Alternative Spring Break: Poverty & Youth in Kensington, MD
Alternative Spring Weekend: Community Development in Philadelphia, PA
Alternative Summer Break: Environmental & Animal Welfare in Woodstock, NY
Alternative Summer Break: Criminal & Restorative Justice in Salisbury, MD
Alternative Summer Break: Immigration, Education, & Opportunity in Washington, DC
Alternative Thanksgiving Break: Hunger & Homelessness in Rockville, MD 

Support Alternative Breakers

The Alternative Breaks Engagement Scholarship & Adopt-a-Breaker Service Learning Foundation Fund

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